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Biodiversity: Structure and Function, Volume 2: Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems

Series: Biodiversity: Structure and Function Volume: 2

Edited By: Wilhelm Barthlott, K Eduard Linsenmair and Stefan Porembski

316 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems

Paperback | Jan 2009 | #190165 | ISBN-13: 9781848269354
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About this book

This is part of the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) and discusses relevant information about the status and trends of biodiversity research. This includes projections of future scenarios of changes in biodiversity and ecosystem services. All contributions have been written by internationally renowned researchers in a clear and concise style, allowing a broad audience to obtain comprehensive knowledge about all relevant aspects of biodiversity.


Contents

The Value of Biodiversity

Economic Relevance of Biodiversity

Ethical Relevance of Biodiversity

Halting Biodiversity Loss: Fundamentals and Trends of Conservation Science and Action

Application of Ecological Knowledge to Habitat Restoration

Disturbance Management - Application of Ecological Knowledge to Habitat Restoration

Landscape Dynamics

Alternative Restoration Strategies in Former Lignite Mining Areas of Eastern Germany

Afforestation and Reforestation

Tropical Forest Restoration Experiences

Combating Degradation in Arid Systems

Index

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