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Landscape and Ecosystem Diversity, Dynamics and Management in the Yellow River Source Zone

By: Gary J Brierley(Editor), Xilai Li(Editor), Carola Cullum(Editor), Jay Gao(Editor)
369 pages, 92 colour & 27 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Landscape and Ecosystem Diversity, Dynamics and Management in the Yellow River Source Zone
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This book offers a comprehensive review of the landscapes and ecosystems of the Upper Yellow River, China. It focuses on landscapes as a platform for considering environmental values and issues across the region. The book is based on extensive field-based analyses, applications, and photographs.

Contents

- Introduction
- Tectonic Setting, Palaeoenvironments and Long-Term Vegetation Dynamics of the Yellow River Source Zone
- Climate Variability in the Yellow River Source Zone
- Hydrology and Water Resources
- River Diversity, Controls and Geo-Ecological Values
- Hillslope Stability and Vegetation
- Land Desertification
- Watershed Ecological Evolution and Management
- Wetland Ecosystems of the Yellow River Source Zone
- Grassland Resources and Ecosystems
- Understanding Alpine Meadow Ecosystems
- Climate Change and Grassland Health
- Soil Resources and their Protection
- Ecosystem Synthesis and Thoughts Towards a Decision-Support Tool for Ecosystem Management of the Upper Yellow River Basin

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By: Gary J Brierley(Editor), Xilai Li(Editor), Carola Cullum(Editor), Jay Gao(Editor)
369 pages, 92 colour & 27 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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