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The ecological history of European forests

Author: Keith J Kirby
Publisher: Wallingford [u.a.] : CAB Internat., 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Archäobotanik, Wirtschaftsgeschichte - Mittelalter - Neuzeit.

Forstwirtschaft, Kulturlandschaftsentwicklung, Europa.


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Genre/Form: Kongreß
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keith J Kirby
ISBN: 0851992560 9780851992563
OCLC Number: 231766680
Description: XV, 373 S. : ill., graph. Darst., Kt
Contents: 1: Introduction - Historical Ecology and European Woodland, K Kirby and C Watkins2: Savanna in Europe, O Rackham3: Development and Dynamics of Agricultural Parks in West Africa, H J Sturm, J Wolfgang4: Pollard Meadows: Multiple Use of Human-Made Nature, C-A Haeggstrom5: The Production of Fodder Trees in Valdagno, Vicenza, Italy, E Bargioni and S A Zanzi6: Wood Pasture in Dutch Common Woodlands and the Deforestation of the Dutch Landscape, J Dirkx7: Persistent Outcomes of Coppice Grazing in Rockingham Forest, Northamptonshire, UK, J A Best8: The Links Between Forest History and Biodiversity: The Invertebrate Fauna of Ancient Pasture Woodlands in the British Isles and its Conservation, K Alexander9: Interactions Between Humans and Woodland in Prehistoric and Medieval Drenthe (The Netherlands): An Interdisciplinary Approach, T Spek10: Forest History of the Dutch Province of Drenthe and its Ancient Woodlands: a survey, J van Laar11: Ecology and History of a Wooded Landscape in Southern Spain, T Maranon, V Jurado and J F Ojeda12: Landscape Evolution on a Central Tuscan Estate Between the Eighteenth and Twentieth Centuries, M Agnoletti and M Paci13: An Insight into Past Climate via a Fossil Tree, M Inan14: What Were Woods Like in the Seventeenth Century? Examples from the Helmsley Estate, North-east Yorkshire, UK, R Gulliver15: Manx Woodland History and Vegetation, R Bohan16: The History of the Coniston Woodlands, Cumbria, UK, S Barker17: Historical Ecology and Post-medieval Management Practices in Alderwood (Alnus incana (L.) Moench) in the Northern Apennines, Italy, S Bertolotto, R Cevasco, D Moreno, G Poggi18: Habitat Alterations Caused by Long Term Changes in Forest Use in North Eastern Switzerland, M Burgi19: The Investigation of Long-term Successions in Temperate Woodland Using Fine Spatial Resolution Pollen Analysis, F Mitchell20: Ecological Changes in Bernwood Forest - Woodland Management During the Present Millennium, R Thomas21: Interpreting Present Vegetation Features by Landscape Historical Data: An Example from a Woodland Grassland Mosaic Landscape (Nagykoros Wood, Kiskunsag, Hungary), Z Molnar and M Biro22: Researching Forest History to Underpin the Classification of Dutch Forest Ecosystems, R Wolf23: Historical Ecology of Woodlands in Flanders, G Tack24: Occurrence of Woodland Herbs in an Area Poor in Woodlands: NW-Zealand, Denmark, P M Petersen25: Distribution of Ancient Woodlands, Afforestations and Clearances in Relation to Quaternary Deposits and Soil Types in North Western Brandenburg (Germany) M Wulf26: Opportunities to Protect the Biodiversity of Ancient Woodland, S-A Bailey, R Haines-Young and C Watkins27: The Ancient Woodland Inventory in England and its Uses, K Kirby, C Reid and R Thomas
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This book is essential reading for ecologists, conservationists, landscape historians, foresters and geographers. It will also be of interest to advanced students in these areas.  Read more...


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