The Resource Second growth : the promise of tropical forest regeneration in an age of deforestation, Robin L. Chazdon

Second growth : the promise of tropical forest regeneration in an age of deforestation, Robin L. Chazdon

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Second growth : the promise of tropical forest regeneration in an age of deforestation
Title
Second growth
Title remainder
the promise of tropical forest regeneration in an age of deforestation
Statement of responsibility
Robin L. Chazdon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
For decades, conservation and research initiatives in tropical forests have focused almost exclusively on old-growth forests because scientists believed that these "pristine" ecosystems housed superior levels of biodiversity. With Second Growth, Robin L. Chazdon reveals those assumptions to be largely false, bringing to the fore the previously overlooked counterpart to old-growth forest: second growth.Even as human activities result in extensive fragmentation and deforestation, tropical forests demonstrate a great capacity for natural and human-aided regeneration. Although
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MiAaPQ
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1957-
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Chazdon, Robin Lee
Dewey number
577.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
SD409
LC item number
.C439 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reforestation
  • Forest ecology
  • Tropics
Label
Second growth : the promise of tropical forest regeneration in an age of deforestation, Robin L. Chazdon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Perceptions of Tropical Forests and Natural Regene; Chapter 2. Ancient Human Legacies in Tropical Forest Landscapes; Chapter 3. Landscape Transformation and Tropical Forest Regeneration through Prehistory; Chapter 4. Tropical Forest Dynamics and Disturbance Regimes; Chapter 5. Successional Pathways and Forest Transformations; Chapter 6. Tropical Forest Succession on Newly Created Substrates; Chapter 7. Forest Regeneration following Agricultural Land Uses; Chapter 8. Forest Regeneration following Hurricanes and Fires
  • Chapter 9. Forest Regeneration following Selective Logging and Land-Use SynergismsChapter 10. Functional Traits and Community Assembly during Secondary Succession; Chapter 11. Recovery of Ecosystem Functions during Forest Regeneration; Chapter 12. Animal Diversity and Plant-Animal Interactions in Regenerating Forests; Chapter 13. Tropical Reforestation Pathways; Chapter 14. Regenerating Forests in Tropical Landscapes; Chapter 15. Synthesis: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (486 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226118109
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000125870
  • (EBL)1676710
  • (SSID)ssj0001181796
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12501271
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001181796
  • (PQKBWorkID)11145374
  • (PQKB)11536231
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000708045
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1676710
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000125870
Label
Second growth : the promise of tropical forest regeneration in an age of deforestation, Robin L. Chazdon
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Perceptions of Tropical Forests and Natural Regene; Chapter 2. Ancient Human Legacies in Tropical Forest Landscapes; Chapter 3. Landscape Transformation and Tropical Forest Regeneration through Prehistory; Chapter 4. Tropical Forest Dynamics and Disturbance Regimes; Chapter 5. Successional Pathways and Forest Transformations; Chapter 6. Tropical Forest Succession on Newly Created Substrates; Chapter 7. Forest Regeneration following Agricultural Land Uses; Chapter 8. Forest Regeneration following Hurricanes and Fires
  • Chapter 9. Forest Regeneration following Selective Logging and Land-Use SynergismsChapter 10. Functional Traits and Community Assembly during Secondary Succession; Chapter 11. Recovery of Ecosystem Functions during Forest Regeneration; Chapter 12. Animal Diversity and Plant-Animal Interactions in Regenerating Forests; Chapter 13. Tropical Reforestation Pathways; Chapter 14. Regenerating Forests in Tropical Landscapes; Chapter 15. Synthesis: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (486 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226118109
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000125870
  • (EBL)1676710
  • (SSID)ssj0001181796
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12501271
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001181796
  • (PQKBWorkID)11145374
  • (PQKB)11536231
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000708045
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1676710
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000125870

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