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- Brunet, Jörg, et al. Show all 30 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2018 v.242 pp. 1787-1799
- browsing; community structure; critical load; environmental factors; field experimentation; forest ecosystems; forest types; geology; habitats; landscapes; models; nitrogen; plant communities; prediction; soil; species diversity; temperate forests; uncertainty; understory
- ... Understorey communities can dominate forest plant diversity and strongly affect forest ecosystem structure and function. Understoreys often respond sensitively but inconsistently to drivers of ecological change, including nitrogen (N) deposition. Nitrogen deposition effects, reflected in the concept of critical loads, vary greatly not only among species and guilds, but also among forest types. Her ...