Handbook of Ecological Restoration: Volume 1, Principles of Restoration

  • Publish Date: 2008-01-28
  • Binding: Paperback
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The two volumes of this handbook provide a comprehensive account of the emerging and vibrant science of the ecological restoration of both habitats and species Ecological restoration aims to achieve complete structural and functional self maintaining biological integrity following disturbance In practice any theoretical model is modified by a number of economic social and ecological constraints Consequently material that might be considered as rehabilitation enhancement re construction or re creation is also included Principles of Restoration defines the underlying principles of restoration ecology in relation to manipulations and management of the biological geophysical and chemical framework The accompanying volume Restoration in Practice provides details of state of the art restoration practice in a range of biomes within terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems The Handbook of Ecological Restoration will be an invaluable resource to anyone concerned with the restoration rehabilitation enhancement or creation of habitats in aquatic or terrestrial systems throughout the world This two volume handbook is a comprehensive account of the rapidly emerging and vibrant science of the ecological restoration of habitats and species Ecological restoration aims to achieve complete structural functional self maintaining biological integrity following disturbance In practice any theoretical model is modified by a number of economic social and ecological constraints Consequently material that might be considered as rehabilitation enhancement re construction or re creation is also included Principles of Restoration defines the underlying principles of restoration ecology in relation to manipulations and management of the biological geophysical and chemical framework



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