The Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Fog in French Guiana as a Precondition for the Appearance of a new Vegetation Type - the Tropical Lowland Cloud Forest

Tropical cloud forests are characterized by high epiphyte diversity and abundance with a crucial driver for this being the frequent occurrence of fog that constitutes an additional water source for epiphytic vegetation. The ecological value of fog in these ecosystems is widely recognized and althoug...

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Main Author: Obregón Flores, André
Contributors: Bendix, Jörg (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2015
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