A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration: New Hope for Arid Lands

A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration: New Hope for Arid Lands

by David A. Bainbridge

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781559639682
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Series: The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration Series Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

David Bainbridge was trained as an earth scientist and ecologist. His special interest is sustainable management of dry lands.

Table of Contents

A User's Guide
Preface
Acknowledgements

Chapter 1. Desertification: Crisis and Opportunity
Chapter 2. Understanding the Ecology of Arid Lands
Chapter 3. The Economics and Psychology of Desertification
Chapter 4. Why the Desert Can't Heal Itself—Understanding Disturbance
Chapter 5. Restoration Approaches and Planning
Chapter 6. Restoration Equipment and Supplies
Chapter 7. Project Management
Chapter 8. Soil Salvage and Restoration
Chapter 9. Seed Collection, Storage and Management
Chapter 10. Container Production and Planting
Chapter 11. Direct Seeding
Chapter 12. Water Management and Irrigation
Chapter 13. Riparian Restoration
Chapter 14. Restoration in Use
Chapter 15. Restoration Monitoring
Chapter 16. The Challenge Ahead

Appendix
Glossary
References
About the Author
Index

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