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Ecological Issues in a Changing World: Status, Response and Strategy / Edition 1
     

Ecological Issues in a Changing World: Status, Response and Strategy / Edition 1

by Sun-Kee Hong, John A. Lee, Byung-Sun Ihm, A. Farina, Yowhan Son
 

ISBN-10: 1402026889

ISBN-13: 9781402026881

Pub. Date: 01/13/2005

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This volume offers selected contributions to the 8th International Congress of Ecology to illuminate large-scale ecological problems and discuss how these can be managed through a variety of planning processes. From mathematical approaches to improve understanding of complex ecosystems, to monitoring activity and human impact, this book covers a truly global range

Overview

This volume offers selected contributions to the 8th International Congress of Ecology to illuminate large-scale ecological problems and discuss how these can be managed through a variety of planning processes. From mathematical approaches to improve understanding of complex ecosystems, to monitoring activity and human impact, this book covers a truly global range of issues. The book concludes with a summary of the Congress, and a discussion of possible future directions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402026881
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
01/13/2005
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
426
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

List of Contributors

Acknowledgements

Part I. Concept and model in ecosystem complex

1. A Theoretical Framework For A Science Of Landscape; Almo Farina, Sun-Kee Hong

2. Mathematical View of Community and Ecosystem Processes; Toshiyuki Namba, Tae-Soo Chon

3. Complex Systems Approaches To Study Human-Environmental Interactions: Issues and Problems; Felix Müller, Bai-Lian Li

4. Effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on wetland soils; Seon-Young Kim, Hojeong Kang, Chris Freeman

5. Toward Predicting Effects Of Fire On Egetation Dynamics Under Changed Climate Scheme— Landscape Scale Models; Xiao-Jun Kou, Robert H. Gardner

6. Partitioning Carbon Fluxes Within Forest Stand Beneath Flux Tower, Methodology And Application; Kaneyuki Nakane, Henry L. Gholz

7. Gas emissions from buffer zones in agricultural landscapes: Results evaluation of the VIII INTECOL Congress Symposium; Lech Ryszkowski, Ulo Mander

8. Landscape Ecology: Monitoring landscape dynamics using spatial pattern metrics; Jan Bogaert, Sun-Kee Hong

Part II. Biological response in environmental changes: pattern and process

9. Biological richness of the Asian tidal flats and its crisis by human impacts; Masanori Sato, Chul-Hwan Koh

10. Conservation and management of grassland biodiversity in East Asia; Hideharu Tsukada, Osamu Imura, Kun Shi

11. Spread of an introduced tree pest organism — the pinewood nematode; Katsumi Togashi, Yeong-Jin Chung, Ei'ichi Shibata

12. Allelopathic Effects Of Some Plant Species In Korea; Bong-Seop Kil, Young Sik Kim, Hyeon Gyeong Yoo, Ji-Hyun Kil, Kew-Cheol Shim

13. Biomarkers in environmental monitoring and its application in Chironomus spp.; Jinhee Choi

14. Biomass and nutrient cycling of natural oak forests in Korea; Yowhan Son, In Hyeop Park, Hyun O Jin, Myeong Jong Yi, Dong Yeob Kim, Rae Hyun Kim, Jung Ok Hwang

15. Effect Of Organic Rice Farming On The Seasonal Occurrence Of Aquatic Animals And Predation Efficacy Of The Muddy Laoch Against Mosquitoes In Rice Field; Dong-Kyu Lee, Young Son Cho

16. Modelling above-ground biomass production of Phragmites communis Trin. stands; Byung-Sun Ihm, Jeom-Sook Lee, Jong-Wook Kim

Part III. Ecological networking and restoration technology: theory and practice

17. Linking planning system between spatial development plan and environment plan Toward Sustainable Development; Yeong-Kook Choi

18. Landscape ecological approach for restoration site of natural forests in the Ota River basin, Japan; Nobukazu Nakagoshi, Sonoko Watanabe, Tomoko Koga

19. Towards Eco-integration — Ecopolis Planning in China; Rusong Wang

20. Ecological dynamics of urban and rural landscapes — The need for landscape planning that considers the biodiversity crisis in Japan; Yukihiro Morimoto

21. Ecological Engineering For Restoring River Ecosystems In Japan And Korea; Mahito Kamada, Hyoseop Woo, Yasuhiro Takemon

22. Baekdudaegan, The Central Axis Of The Korean Peninsula: The Path toward Management Strategies regarding to its concepts; Yeong-Kook Choi

23. Forest Fragmentation in the Lower Region of the Han River Basin, South Korea from 1983 to 1996; Engkyoung Lee, Kyung A Kim, Kyungmin Kim, Dowon Lee

Part IV. Epilogue

24. Summary of the VIII Seoul INTECOL Congress and Subsequent Progresses in Ecology in Korea as well as in East Asia; Eun-Shik Kim, Byung-Sun Ihm, Jae Chun Choe, Sei-Woong Choi, Sun-Kee Hong,John A. Lee

Index

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