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Life and Environment in the Mediterranean


Series: Advances in Ecological Sciences Volume: 3

Edited By: Louis Trabaud

386 pages, Figs, tabs

WIT Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #97022 | ISBN: 1853126802
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About this book

Provides a critical synthesis of recent research devoted to ecological knowledge of environmental changes in the region.


Contents: Functioning and dynamics of woody plant ecosystems in Galicia (NW Spain); History of landscape changes in northwest Spain according to land use and management; Functioning and dynamics of plant communities in central and southern Spain; Ecology of post-fire recovery in Pinus halepensis in southern Italy; Phenology of east Mediterranean vegetation; Stress-induced effects on Quercus ilex under a Mediterranean climate - contribution of chlorophyll fluorescence signatures; Seeds - their soil bank and their role in post-fire recovery of ecosystems of the Mediterranean basin; Landscape dynamics and bird diversity in the north Mediterranean basin - conservation issues; Restoration for soil protection after disturbances; Environmental conservancy strategies in the Mediterranean islands.

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