The patterns of rainfall in the Serengeti Ecosystem, Tanzania

Author: 
Norton-Griffiths, M
Herlocker, D
Pennycuick, L
Publisher: 
African Journal of Ecology
Publication Year: 
1975
Description: 
Summary This paper presents a description of the temporal and spatial distribution of rainfall within the Serengeti Ecosystem, Tanzania. Ecosystem and Regional patterns are discussed with respect to synoptic processes, vegetation zonation, phases of primary production and the distribution and migrations of large mammals.
Name of Journal: 
African Journal of Ecology
Volume: 
13
Number: 
no. 3-4
Pages: 
347-374
Resource Type: 
Text
Document Type: 
Journal Issue/Article
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