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A Caribbean forest tapestry : the multidimensional nature of disturbance and response

Author: Nicholas V L Brokaw
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Long-Term Ecological Research Network series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explains how to foresee and manage ecosystem changes in the Luquillo Mountains in Puerto Rico, by looking at underlying causes and effects. The lessons from the abiotic and biotic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas V L Brokaw
ISBN: 9780195334692 0195334698
OCLC Number: 754186767
Description: xxii, 460 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ecological paradigms for the tropics : old questions and continuing challenges / Ariel E. Lugo [and others] --
Conceptual overview : disturbance, gradients, and ecological response / Robert B. Waide and Michael R. Willig --
Geographic and ecological Setting of the Luquillo Mountains / William H. McDowell [and others] --
Disturbance regime / Frederick N. Scatena [and others] --
Response to disturbance / Nicholas Brokaw [and others] --
When and where biota matter : linking disturbance regimes, species characteristics and dynamics of communities and ecosystems / Todd A. Crowl [and others] --
Management implications and applications of long-term ecological research / Ariel E. Lugo [and others] --
Long-term research in the Luquillo Mountains : synthesis and foundations for the future / Michael R. Willig [and others].
Series Title: Long-Term Ecological Research Network series.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Brokaw [and others].

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