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New PDF release: A Goal-Oriented Approach to Forest Landscape Restoration

By David Pullar, David Lamb (auth.), John Stanturf, Palle Madsen, David Lamb (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400753373

ISBN-13: 9789400753372

ISBN-10: 9400753381

ISBN-13: 9789400753389

While recovery ecology has regularly aimed to re-create a few putative extra ‘natural’ ecological country, wooded area panorama recovery (FLR) has emerged over the past decade as an procedure aimed extra at restoring ordinary features, whereas targeting assembly human needs.

With a view to exploring the sensible power of this strategy, this ebook attracts jointly a group of specialists from the traditional and social sciences to debate its good fortune up to now in addressing serious matters corresponding to biodiversity, ecological functionality, and human livelihoods. making use of ideas of panorama ecology, recovery ecology, making plans concept and clash administration, the publication provides a chain of case reviews which record the procedure, and discusses how the process may also help with precedence surroundings for the future.

The e-book will offer a worthy connection with graduate scholars and researchers drawn to ecological recovery, wooded area ecology and administration, in addition to to pros in environmental recovery, usual source administration, conservation, and environmental policy.

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2007; Ozinga et al. 2005) support the necessary shift from a site-oriented ‘niche assembly’ perspective upon species diversity towards a landscape-oriented ‘dispersal assembly’ perspective (Allen and Gillooly 2006). J. Hendriks et al. Extraction of non-timber forest products is one of the forest ecosystem functions that has been recognized (de Groot 1992). 2). Decades of international bilateral cooperation, however have resulted into a significant amount of Dutch expertise on the use of various forest products and services within a sustainable management perspective.

2003; Vergeer et al. 2006), wet heaths (Jansen et al. 1996; Dorland et al. 2005a), dry dune grasslands (Kooijman and Smit 2001), brook valley meadows (Grootjans et al. 2002a), coastal dune slacks (Grootjans et al. 2002b), forests (Boxman and Roelofs 2006), inland drift sands (Riksen et al. 2006), wet meadows (Klimkowska et al. 2007) and calcareous grasslands (Smits et al. 2008). Over time awareness grew that larger scale approaches were needed for better and more durable restoration success. In the first place, this awareness emerged from the increasing insight that water quality is as important for successful ecological restoration as water quantity.

Van Duinen et al. 2006). Plants can disperse in time from the seed bank, a mechanism for spatial dispersion (Bekker et al. 1998), an argument for a historical landscape perspective when designing ecological restoration projects (Strykstra et al. 2002). Finally, population genetic considerations urge for a landscape scale approach of ecological restoration (Booy et al. 2000; Vos et al. 2001; Vergeer et al. 2003; Mix et al. 2006; Ouborg et al. 2006). g. ) in the Netherlands over the past 20 years has inherently evolved to the same landscape-oriented perspective as the more quantitative ecological network approach (restoring a certain percentage of forest cover without quality goals), as described in paragraphs above.

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