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Handbook of Ecological Restoration, Volume 1: Principles of Restoration

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Edited By: Martin R Perrow and Anthony J Davy
444 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs
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  • Handbook of Ecological Restoration, Volume 1: Principles of Restoration ISBN: 9780521049832 Paperback Jan 2008 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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An invaluable resource to anyone concerned with the restoration, rehabiliation, enhancement or creation of habitats in aquatic or terrestrial systems, throughout the world. Principles of Restoration defines the underlying principles of restoration ecology.

Contents

Part I. The Background: 1. Introduction and philosophy Anthony D. Bradshaw; 2. Rationale for restoration John Cairns Jr; 3. The ecological context: a landscape perspective Richard Hobbs; 4. The ecological context: a species population perspective David W. MacDonald, Thomas P. Moorhouse and Jody W. Enck; 5. The evolutionary context: a species perspective Alan Gray; Part II. Manipulation of the Physical Environment: 6. Terrestrial systems Steve G. Whisenant; 7. Wetlands and still waters Jillian C. Labadz, David P. Butcher and Dennis Sinnott; 8. Running water: fluvial geomorphology and river restoration Malcolm Newson, John Pitlick and David A. Sear; Part III. Manipulation of the Chemical Environment: 9. Manipulating the chemical environment of the soil Robert H. Marrs; 10. Chemical treatment of water and sediments with special reference to lakes Martin Sondergaard, Klaus-Dieter Wolter and Wilhelm Ripl; 11. Atmospheric chemistry Peter Brimblecombe; Part IV. Manipulation of the Biota: 12. Establishment and manipulation of plant populations and communities in terrestrial systems Anthony J. Davy; 13. Ecology and management of plants in aquatic ecosystems Stefan E. B. Weisner and John A. Strand; 14. Micro-organisms Michael F. Allen, David A. Jasper and John C. Zak; 15. Terrestrial invertebrates Jonathan D. Majer, Karl E. C. Brennan and Lubomir Bisevac; 16. Aquatic invertebrates John S. Richardson and Michael J. Jackson; 17. Fish Martin R. Perrow, Luis Zambrano and Mark L. Tomlinson; 18. Reptiles and amphibians Carl Jones; 19. Birds Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva and Peter D. Vickery; 20. Mammals David W. MacDonald, Thomas P. Moorhouse, Jody W. Enck and Fran H. Tattersall; Part V. Monitoring and Appraisal: 21. Monitoring and appraisal Karen D. Holl and John Cairns Jr; Index.

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Biography

Martin Perrow is an ecological consultant at ECON, based in the University of East Anglia. Anthony Davy is Head of Population and Conservation Biology in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of East Anglia.

Handbook / Manual
Edited By: Martin R Perrow and Anthony J Davy
444 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs
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Comprehensive and current, this volume covers the science behind restoration of degraded ecosystems. Northeastern Naturalist

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