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Rehabilitating Damaged Ecosystems

Edited By: John Cairns

464 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #43412 | ISBN: 1566700434
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NHBS Price: £134.00 $169/€160 approx

About this book

Much needed revision of the two volume work by Cairns, this edition has sensibly been issued as a single volume work, and is also available at a much more affordable price.
Contents include: Restoration Ecology: Protecting our National and Global Life Support Systems; Decision Analysis: An Integrated Approach to Ecosystem Exploitation and Rehabilitation Decisions; Making Watershed Restoration Happen: What Does Economics Offer?; Principles and Guidelines for Restoration of River/Floodplain Ecosystems Kissimmee River, Florida; Salt Marsh Restoration: Lessons from California; Mitigation Banks: A Strategy for Sustainable Ecosystem Function; Restoration and Management of Ecosystems for Nature Conservation; Alternative Endpoints for Reclamation; Improving Coal Surface Mine Reclamation in the Central Appalachian Region; Nuclear Winter: Is Rehabilitation Possible? River and Stream Restoration: Political and Social Factors in the Patuxent River Clean-up Agreement; Recreation of Ecosystems at Mount St.Helens: Contrasts in Artificial and Natural Approaches; Insect Pests and Plant Stress as Considerations for Revegetation of Disturbed Ecosystems; Variation in Undisturbed Plant and Animal Populations and Its Implications for Studies of Recovering Ecosystems; Restoration Ecology: A Synthetic Approach to Ecological Research; Abandoned Mines in Illinois and South Dakota: Toward an Understanding of Revegetation Problems.


Contents

Restoration Ecology: Protecting Our National and Global Life Support Systems, J. Cairns, Jr. Decision Analysis: An Integrated Approach to Ecosystem Exploitation and Rehabilitation Decisions, L.A. Maguire Making Watershed Restoration Happen: What Does Economics Offer?, L.A. Shabman Principles and Guidelines for Restoration of River/Floodplain Ecosystems - Kissimmee River, Florida, L.A. Toth Salt Marsh Restoration: Lessons from California, J.B. Zedler Mitigation Banks: A Strategy for Sustainable Ecosystem Function, D.E. Willard and J. Klarquist Restoration and Management of Ecosystems for Nature Conservation in Germany, D. Bruns and S. Gilcher Alternative Endpoints for Reclamation, A.D. Bradshaw Improving Coal Surface Mine Reclamation in the Central Appalachian Region, W.L. Daniels and C.E. Zipper Nuclear Winter: Is Rehabilitation Possible?, A.H. Ehrlich River and Stream Restoration, J.A. Gore, F.L. Bryant, and D.J. Crawford Political and Social Factors in the Patuxent River Cleanup Agreement, P.N. Klose, E.L. Rich, and P. Schneider Re-Creation of Ecosystems at Mount St. Helens: Contrasts in Artificial and Natural Approaches, J.F. Franklin, P.M. Frenzen, and F.J. Swanson Insect Pests and Plant Stress as Considerations for Revegetation of Disturbed Ecosystems, S.M. Louda Variation in Undisturbed Plant and Animal Populations and Its Implications for Studies of Recovering Ecosystems, D.W. Inouye Restoration Ecology: A Synthetic Approach to Ecological Research, W.R. Jordan III Abandoned Mines in Illinois and North Dakota: Toward an Understanding of Revegetation Problems, C. Grunwald, L.R. Iverson, and D.B. Szafoni Index

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