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Restoration Ecology: A Synthetic Approach to Ecological Research

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This book explores the ecological concepts and ideas involved in the practice of habitat restoration by taking a theoretical approach that will appeal to ecologists concerned with the structure and dynamics of communities. The contributors examine aspects of this new realization and its implications for both ecology and the practice of habitat restoration. What emerges is the outline of a new paradigm for ecological research and the basis for a stronger relationship between theory and practice in this area.

Synopsis:

The contributors examine the idea of a synthetic approach to ecological research, which incorporates both practical restoration and theoretical ecology. The implications of this approach both for ecology and habitat restoration are explored.

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Part I. Introduction: Part II. Assembling Whole Systems in the Field: Part III. Synthetic Ecology: Part IV. Partial or Piecewise Restoration in the Field: Part V. Restored Systems as Opportunities for Basic Research: Part VI. Doing Restoration Ecology: Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521337281
Editor:
Jordan, William R., III
Editor:
Gilpin, Michael E.
Editor:
Jordan, William R., III
Editor:
Gilpin, Michael E.
Editor:
Aber, John D.
Author:
Jordan, William R., III
Author:
Aber, John D.
Author:
Gilpin, Michael E.
Author:
Jordan, William R.
Editor:
Aber, John D.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Restoration ecology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Ecology Ecology
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
356
Dimensions:
8.48x6.68x.89 in. 1.19 lbs.

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