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New models for ecosystem dynamics and restoration

New models for ecosystem dynamics and restoration

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Published by Island Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Restoration ecology,
  • Ecological succession,
  • Ecosystem management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Richard J. Hobbs and Katharine Suding.
    ContributionsHobbs, R. J., Suding, Katharine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.15.R45 N49 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16729200M
    ISBN 10159726184X, 1597261858
    ISBN 109781597261845, 9781597261852
    LC Control Number2008014304

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By re-examining restoration in the light of succession, the authors hope to encourage the development of new approaches to the practice of restoration supported by solid ecological principles.3/5(1).

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General references: Books Wildland Restoration Ecology (REM ) Fall Professor R. Robberecht | | [email protected] | (Pacific time). Aim of this book is to bring out a general view on the function of ecosystems, modelling, sampling strategies, invading species, the response of organisms to modifications, the carbon dynamics, the mathematical models and theories that can be applied in diverse conditions.

Author(s): Mahamane Ali. Richard J. Hobbs FAA, is a distinguished professor, ARC Australian Laureate Fellow and ecologist at the University of Western Australia, Perth, is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and a Highly-Cited author who has written extensively in the areas of vegetation dynamics and management, ecosystem fragmentation, ecosystem rehabilitation and restoration, landscape ecology.

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Island Press. New tools are needed to synthesize the high complexity in ecosystem dynamics into useful applications for land management. Some of the best new tools available for this task are ecological and landscape simulation models.

Sincewhen the first edition of this book appeared, major advances have taken place in restoration science and in the practice of ecological restoration.

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Suding (Editor), Society for Ecological Restoration International (Editor). • Simple food chain models have been useful in restoration, for example, the use of biomanipulation to improve lake water quality via trophic cascades.

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