We use the principle of mass balance to understand the quantity and quality of biomass produced at various levels of organization.

#EcologicalStoichiometry  #Ionomics


Human activities have greatly increased carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and nitrogen levels in the biosphere. Altered biogeochemical cycles combined with climate change increase the vulnerability of biodiversity, food security, human health, and water quality to a changing climate.

                                                 National Climate Assessment Report (2014)