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Targets and Tools for the Maintenance of Forest Biodiversity

Series: Ecological Bulletins Volume: 51

Edited By: Per Angelstam, M Dönz-Breuss and Jean-Michel Roberge

510 pages, Illus, tabs


Hardback | Mar 2005 | #147920 | ISBN: 1405117745
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Maintaining forest biodiversity by combining protection, management and restoration of forest and woodland landscapes is a central component of sustainable development. This book presents evidence that there are threshold levels for how much habitat loss may be tolerated for viable populations of specialised species to be maintained. Examples are given on how biodiversity assessments can be made.

The three editors are to be congratulated on the enormous task of compiling these 36 papers ... This volume contains an excellent overview of available tools and possible targetsfor forest biodiversity management. Environmental Conservation


Targets and tools for the maintenance of forest biodiversity - an introduction: P.Angelstam, M. Donz-Breuss and J.M. Roberge BorNet - a boreal network for sustainable forest management: P. Angelstam, J. Innes, J. Niemela and J. Spence The sustainable forest management vision and biodiversity - barriers and bridges for the implementation in actual landscapes: P. Angelstam, R. Persson and R. Schlaepfer Sustainable forest management and Pan-European forest policy: E. Rametsteiner and P. Mayer Biodiversity research in the boreal forests of Canada: protection, management and monitoring: C. Whittaker, K. Squires and J.L. Innes Research requirements to acheive sustainable forest management in Canada: an industry perspective: D. Hebert First Nations: measures and monitors of boreal forest biodiversity: M. Stevenson and J. Webb IKEA's contribution to sustainable forest management: H. Djurberg, P. Stenmark and G. Vollbrecht Biodiversity manangment in Swiss mountain forests: C.R. Neet and M. Bolliger Management for forest biodiversity in Austria - the view of local forest enterprise: M. Donz-Breuss, B. Maiser and H. Malin Boreal forest disturbance regimes, successional dynamics and landscape structures - a European perspective: P. Angelstam and T. Kuuluvainen Natural disturbances and the amount of large trees, deciduous trees and coarse woody debris in the forests of Novgorod Region, Russia: E. Shorohova and S. Tetioukhin Natural forest remants and transport infrastructure? does history matter for biodiversity conservation planning? P. Angelstam, G. Mikusinski and J. Fridman Do empirical thresholds truly reflect species intolerance to habitat alteration? J.S. Guenette and M.A. Villard Habitat thresholds and effects of forest landscape change on hte distribution and abundance of black grouse and capercaillie: P. Angelstam Area-sensitivity of the sand lizard and spider wasps in sandy pine heath forests - umbrella species for early successional biodiversity conservation? S.A. Berglind Influence of edges between old deciduous forest and clearcuts on the abundance of passerine hole-nesting birds in Lithuania: G. Brazaitis and P. Angelstam Quantitative snag targets for the three-toes woodpecker Picoides tridactylus: R. Butler, P. Angelstam and R. Schlaepfer Large woody debris and brown trout in small forest streams - towards targets for assessment and management of riparian landscapes: E. Degerman. B. Sers, J. Tornblom and P. Angelstam Occurence of Siberian jay Perisoreus infaustus in relation to amount of forest at landscape and home range scale: L. Edenius, T. Brodin and N. White Old- growth boreal forests, three-toed woodpecker and saproxylic beetles - the importance of landscape management history on local consumer-resource dynamics: P. Fayt Management targets for the conservation of hazel grouse in boreal landscapes: G. Jansson, P. Angelstam, J. Aberg and J. Swenson Occurence of mammals and birds with different ecological characteristics in relation to forest cover in Europe - do macroecological data make sense?: P. Reunanen, M. Monkkonen, A. Nikula, E. Hurme and V. Nivala Habitat requirements of the pine wood-living beetle Tragosoma depsarium (Coleoptera: Cerambyciade) at log, stand, and landscape scale: L.O. Wikars Monitoring forest biodiversity - from the policy level to the management unit: P. Angelstam, J.-M. Roberge, M. Donz-Breuss, I. J. Burfield and G. Stahl Measuring forest biodiversity at the stand scale - an evaluation of indicators in European forest history gradients: P. Angelstam and M. Donz-Breuss Land management data and terrestrial vertebrates as indicators of biodiversity at the landscape scale: P. Angelstam, T. Edman, M. Donzforest Breuss and M. F. Wallis DeVries Identifying high conservation value forests in the Baltic States from forest databases: P. Kurlavicius, R. Kuuba, M. L kins, G. Mozgeris, P. Tolvanen, H. Karjalainen, P. Angelstam and M. Walsh The role of Geographical Information Systems and Optical Remote Sensing in monitoring boreal ecosystems: J. E. Young and G. A. Sanches-Azofeifa Indicator species and biodiversity monitoring systems for non-industrial private forest owners - is there a communication problem?: H. Uliczka, P. Angelstam and J.-M. Roberge Connecting social and ecological systems: an integrated toolbox for hierarchical evaluation of biodiversity policy implementation: M. Lazdinis and P. Angelstam Loss of old-growth, and the minimum need for strictly protected forests in Estonia: A. Lohmus, K. Kohv, A. Palo and K. Viilma Assessing actual landscapes for the maintenance of forest biodiversity - a pilot study using forest management data: P. Angelstam and P. Bergman Habitat modelling as a tool for landscape-scale conservation - a review of parameters for focal forest birds: P. Angelstam, J.-M. Roberge, A. Lohmus, M. Bergmanis, G. Brazaitis, M. Donz-Breuss, L. Edenius, Z. Kosinski, P. Kurlavicius, V. Larmanis, M. L kins, G. Mikusinski, E. Raeinski, M. Strazds and P. Tryjanowski Multidimensional habitat modelling in forest management - a case study using capercaillie in the Black Forest, Germany: R. Suchant and V. Braunisch Towards the assessment of environmental sustainability in forest ecosystems: measuring the natural capital: O. Ullsten, P. Angelstam, A. Patel, D. J. Rapport, A. Cropper, L. Pinter and M. Washburn Targets for boreal forest biodiversity conservation - a rationale for macroecological research and adaptive management: P. Angelstam, S. Boutin, F. Schmiegelow, M.-A. Villard, P. Drapeau, G. Holst, J. Innes, G. Isachenko, T. Kuuluvainen, M. Monkkonen, J. Niemela, G. Niemi, J.-M. Roberge, J. Spence and D. Stone

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