Kinetic energy of throughfall in subtropical forests of SE China–effects of tree canopy structure, functional traits, and biodiversity

Created at: 2013-01-01

Initial title: Biodiversity and throughfall kinetic energy in forest ecosystems in the humid subtropics of SE China– Effects of specific species and species compositions

Envisaged journal: Geißler, C., Nadrowski, K., Kühn, P., Baruffol, M., Bruelheide, H., Schmid, B., et al. (2013). Kinetic Energy of Throughfall in Subtropical Forests of SE China - Effects of Tree Canopy Structure, Functional Traits, and Biodiversity. PLoS ONE, 8, e49618.

Envisaged date: 2013-02-15

Rationale

To relate throughfall kinetic energy to specific tree species and to forest stands of different biodiversity levels:
How and to what extend do specific species change the kinetic energy of throughfall?
Is the effect of tree height and crown architecture species specific?
How does biodiversity influence the kinetic energy of throughfall?
How do more structured (and more diverse?) forests alter kinetic energy of throughfall?

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Christian Geißler Peter Kühn Karin Nadrowski Thomas Scholten

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