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The flood pulse concept in river-floodplain systems
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The Central Amazon Floodplain: Ecology of a Pulsing System
  • W. Junk
  • Environmental Science
  • 9 December 2010
I: Introductory Remarks.- 1 General Aspects of Floodplain Ecology with Special Reference to Amazonian Floodplains.- II: The Physical and Chemical Environment.- 2 The Large Central Amazonian RiverExpand
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Biodiversity and its conservation in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso, Brazil
Abstract.The Pantanal of Mato Grosso, Brazil, is famous for its luxurious plant and animal life. We combine a literature review with recent work and show that species diversity is large but that mostExpand
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A Classification of Major Naturally-Occurring Amazonian Lowland Wetlands
Our estimates indicate that about 30% of the seven million square kilometers that make up the Amazon basin comply with international criteria for wetland definition. Most countries sharing the AmazonExpand
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Current state of knowledge regarding the world’s wetlands and their future under global climate change: a synthesis
Wetlands cover at least 6 % of the Earth’s surface. They play a key role in hydrological and biogeochemical cycles, harbour a large part of the world’s biodiversity, and provide multiple services toExpand
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General aspects of floodplain ecology with special reference to Amazonian floodplains
Floodplains are wetlands which oscillate between terrestrial and aquatic phases. This makes them alternately suitable for aquatic and terrestrial organisms, but makes utilization by humans difficult.Expand
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Coleopterorum Catalogus
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Wetlands of tropical South America
The climate of tropical South America is characterized over large areas by a high annual precipitation, varying from 1,000 mm to more than 5,000 mm per year. A pronounced seasonality in rainfallExpand
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