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Biodiversity Evaluation Tools for European Forests

Series: Ecological Bulletins Volume: 50

Edited By: Tor-Bjorn Larsson

237 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs, maps


Hardback | Jan 2001 | #120943 | ISBN: 8716164342
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Incorporates expertise from 27 European research organisations. Identifies key factors of biodiversity applicable to European forests, European-level Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment and a list of potential biodiversity indicators to assess forest biodiversity.


Executive Summary The Biodiversity Challenge Biodiversity And Its Components Policy Development As Regards The Management Of Forest Biodiversity Biodiversity Assessment And Evaluation The EU Project "Indicators For Monitoring And Evaluation Of Forest Biodiversity In Europe - BEAR" Biodiversity In European Forests Historical Development Of Forest Land The State Of Biodiversity In European Forests Identifying Main Features Of European Forest Biodiversity Key Factors Of Forest Biodiversity The Concept Of Forest Types For Biodiversity Assessments Major European Forest Types For Biodiversity Assesment Principles For Assessing Forest Biodiversity In Europe Biodiversity Indicators And Assessment Assessing Key Factors Of Forest Biodiversity Conclusions A Strategy For Assessment Of Forest Biodiversity On European Scale Assessment Of Forest Biodiversity On The Operational Scale The Need For Further Development And Research References Appendices Appendix 1. BEAR Partners And User-Panel Appendix 2. Important European Forest Types According To The Habitats Directive Appendix 3. CORINE Land Cover Types Of Relevance To Forest Biodiversity Appendix 4. The Scheme Of Potential Natural Vegetation Of Europe Appendix 5. European Forest Type Schemes Appendix 6. A Bibliography Of Terms And Definitions Appendix 7. Indicators Of Biodiversity: Recent Approaches And Some General Suggestions Appendix 8. Electronic Conference On Research And Biodiversity: Preliminary Report On The Session On Forest

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