Forest Biodiversity: Lessons from History for Conservation

Forest Biodiversity: Lessons from History for Conservation


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780851998022
Publisher: CAB International North America
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: IUFRO Research Series , #10
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

* What history can teach us about present and future forest biodiversity
* The Holocene structure of north-west European temperate forest induced from palaeoecological data
* Landscape changes in the history of the Austrian alpine regions: Ecological development and the perception of human responsibility
* Natural tree colonization of former agricultural lands in the French Massif Central: Impact of past land use on stand structure, soil characteristics and understorey vegetation
* Fire, death and disorder in the forest: 150 years of change in critical ecological structures and processes in boreal Scandinavia
* Relative importance of habitat quality and forest continuity for the floristic composition of ancient, old and recent woodland
* Land-use history and forest herb diversity in Tompkins County, New York, USA,
* Ancient forests in Denmark and the importance of Tilia
* Ecology and population genetics of Carabus problematicus in Flanders, Belgium: is forest history important?
* Colonization of oak plantations by forest plants: effects of regional abundance and habitat fragmentation
* Multiple-scale factors affecting the development of biodiversity in UK plantations
* Metapopulation dynamics following habitat loss and recovery: forest herbs in ancient and recent forests
* Short-term and mid-term response of ground beetle communities (Coleoptera, Carabidae) to disturbance by regeneration felling
* Changes in the composition of Wytham Woods (southern England) 1974-2002, in stands of different origins and past treatment
* Forest history, continuity and dynamic naturalness
* Integrating historical ecology to restore a transitional Pinus palustris community
* Is the US concept of "old growth" relevant to the cultural landscapes of Europe? a UK perspective
* The use of dendrochronology to evaluate dead wood habitats and management priorities for the ancient oaks of Sherwood Forest
* Forest regulations in the USA: evolving standards for conserving forest biodiversity in the past 300 years

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