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Ecology, Planning, and Management of Urban Forests : an International Perspective.

Author: Margaret M Carreiro; Yong-Chang Song; Jianguo Wu
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2007.
Series: Springer Series on Environmental Management.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains studies and perspectives on urban forests from a broad array of basic and applied scientific disciplines including ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry, landscape ecology, plant community ecology, geography and social science. This book intends to motivate scientists, planners and managers to work together and adopt a ecology approach.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret M Carreiro; Yong-Chang Song; Jianguo Wu
ISBN: 9780387714257 0387714251
OCLC Number: 437205688
Description: 1 online resource (479 p.)
Contents: Front Matter; Introduction: The Growth of Cities and Urban Forestry; Toward a Landscape Ecology of Cities: Beyond Buildings, Trees, and Urban Forests; Principles for Guiding Eco-City Development; A Multiple-Indicators Approach to Monitoring Urban Sustainable Development; Assessment and Valuation of the Ecosystem Services Provided by Urban Forests; Benefits of Urban Green Space for Improving Urban Climate; Applying Ecosystem Management to Urban Forestry; Approaches to Urban Forestry in the United Kingdom. Opportunities and Alternatives for Enhancing Urban Forests in Compact Cities in Developing CountriesUrban Ecology Studies in China, with an Emphasis on Shanghai; Using the Urban-Rural Gradient Approach to Determine the Effects of Land Use on Forest Remnants; A Philosophical Basis for Restoring Ecologically Functioning Urban Forests: Current Methods and Results; Strategic Planning for Urban Woodlands in North West England; Landscape Corridors in Shanghai and Their Importance in Urban Forest Planni.
Series Title: Springer Series on Environmental Management.

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Contains studies and perspectives on urban forests from a broad array of basic and applied scientific disciplines including ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry, landscape ecology, plant community ecology, geography and social science. This book intends to motivate scientists, planners and managers to work together and adopt a ecology approach.

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