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American Meteorological Society
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10.1175/1520-0477-91.12.1611
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nes aw nd nesto T ermi Te m ou nds map Cules structure of vegetation and termite “We looked at the vegetation To e Cgoiol Cal Change mounds and then combines this a nd termite mound character- Ter m ites play a cr it ica l role i n information with spectroscopic istics throughout enormous ar- the ecosystem of Africa, and now imaging of t he creatures actu- ea s of A f r ic a n sava n na i n d r y, their migrations have been found ally on the ground to create three- i nter me d i ate , a nd we t z one s ,” to map cha nges i n t he reg ion’s d i me n s ion a l m a p s . T he m a p s says Levick. “We found that pre- climate. As decomposers of wood revealed that termites in Kruger cipitation, along with elevation, and plant debris, termites aerate Nat iona l Pa rk i n Sout h A f r ic a hydrological, and soil conditions the soil and add nutrients to it. tend to build their nests in areas determine

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Dec 1, 2010

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