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Ecosystem Approaches to Landscape Management in Central Europe: A Contribution to the IGBP Core Projects BAHC and GCTE

Series: Ecological Studies Volume: 147

Edited By: JD Tenhunen, R Lenz and R Hantschel

652 pages, 217 figs, 72 tabs


Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116683 | ISBN: 3540672672
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The challenges in ecosystem science encompass a broadening and strengthening of interdisciplinary ties, the transfer of knowledge of the ecosystem across scales, and the inclusion of anthropogenic impacts and human behavior into ecosystem, landscape, and regional models. The volume addresses these points within the context of studies in major ecosystem types viewed as the building blocks of central European landscapes.

... a highly valuable book, teaching us more about the ecological functioning of ecosystems in the landscape framework. (Folia Geobotanica, Journal of Plant Ecology and Systematics)


The volume comprises 32 chapters and is divided into the following parts: Part I: Introduction * Part II: Investigations in a Catchment and a Chain of Lakes on the Northern Coastal Plain of Germany * Part III: Investigations in an Agricultural Catchment in the Tertiary Hills of Southern Germany * Part IV: Investigations in Coastal Lowland Agro-landscapes of Northeast Germany * Part V: Investigations in a Montane Forest Catchment in Central Germany. Part VI: Temporal Changes in Forest Ecosystem Function * Part VII: Future Perspectives.

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