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Trends of Vegetation Ecosystem Distribution in Jiangxi Province

  • Zemeng FanEmail author
  • Zhengping Du
  • Tianxiang Yue
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Part of the Terrestrial Environmental Sciences book series (TERENVSC)

Abstract

Climate is one of the most important factors in determining vegetation types and their distribution on Earth, while vegetation is the most direct reflection of Earth’s climate change. In 1807, Humboldt and Bonpland studied the distribution of climate and species in their book “ Essai sur la geographie des plantes” [1]. In 1823, Schouw explored the relationship between plant flora and vegetation type distribution and multiple climatic factors [2]. In 1872 Griesebach formed the first map of the vegetation distribution according to the vegetation appearance and its climatic factors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (CAS)BeijingChina

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