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Restoration ecology and sustainable development

Author: K M Urbanska; N R Webb; Peter J Edwards
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Details the scientific basis for the reconstruction of damaged ecosystems.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K M Urbanska; N R Webb; Peter J Edwards
ISBN: 0521581605 9780521581608 052159989X 9780521599894
OCLC Number: 36051322
Notes: Papers from a conference sponsored by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, and others.
Description: xv, 397 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Why restoration? / Krystyna M. Urbanska, Nigel R. Webb, Peter J. Edwards --
What do we mean by restoration? / Anthony D. Bradshaw --
Restoration as an ecosystem process : implications of the modern ecological paradigm / V. Thomas Parker, Steward T.A. Pickett --
Importance of soil ecology in restoration science / Anthony D. Bradshaw --
Soil micro-organisms, mycorrhiza, and restoration ecology / Kurt Haselwandter --
Safe sites : interface of plant population ecology and restoration ecology / Krystyna M. Urbanska --
Role of plant-animal mutualisms in the design and restoration of natural communities / Steven N. Handel --
Development of criteria for ecological restoration / Nigel R. Webb --
Restoring alpine ecosystems in the western United States : environmental constraints, disturbance characteristics, and restoration success / Jeanne C. Chambers --
Restoration of eroded areas in Iceland / Sigurður H. Magnússon --
Invertebrates assist the restoration process : an Australian perspective / Jonathan D. Majer --
Terrestrial arthropods as ecological indicators of habitat restoration in southwestern North America / Kathy S. Williams --
Tidal wetlands restoration and creation along the east coast of North America / William A. Niering --
Options for restoration and management of coastal salt marshes in Europe / Jan P. Bakker [and others] --
Ecological engineering and sustainable development / Peter J. Edwards, Cyrus Abivardi --
Ecological restoration, the magnitude of the challenge : an outsider's view / Michael J. Clark --
Restoration ecology : science, technology, and society / Peter J. Edwards [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Krystyna M. Urbanska, Nigel R. Webb, and Peter J. Edwards.
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