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Ecological Effects of Roads

Series: Land Reconstruction and Management Series Volume: 2

By: I Spellerberg

251 pages, B/w photos, figs, maps

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #134536 | ISBN: 157808198X
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NHBS Price: £49.99 $63/€60 approx

About this book

A practical guide to the general issues and to the solutions, this text presents many of the challenges surrounding the ecological effects of roads and traffic, and aims to raise the profile of the importance of those effects.


Contents

Roads and traffic; scoping the ecology of roads and traffic; biology of roads and roadside verges; habitat fragmentation, barriers and corridors; physical and chemical effects of roads and traffic; road kills - animal mortality on roads; reducing adverse effects; the ecology of roads in future. Appendices: definitions; environmental and ecological impact assessments; examples of environmental assessments.

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