New PDF release: Assembly Rules and Restoration Ecology: Bridging the Gap

By Vicky M. Temperton Ph.D., Richard J. Hobbs, Tim Nuttle, Stefan Halle

Meeting principles confer with the ecological ideas that consultant the 'assembly' of ecosystems. they provide assistance on making plans which species may be restored first, after which which can be additional within which order. This paintings explores the thoughts and theories with regards to meeting ideas.

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S. Environmental Protection Agency. Cairns, J. 1986. Restoration, reclamation, and regeneration of degraded or destroyed ecosystems. In Conservation Biology: the Science of Scarcity and Diversity, ed. M. Soulé, 465–484. : Sinauer Associates. Cairns, J. 1988. Restoration and the alternative: a research strategy. Restoration and Management Notes 6:65–67. Cairns, J. 1990. Lack of theoretical basis for predicting rate and pathways of recovery. Environmental Management 14:517–526. Cairns, J. 1991. The status of the theoretical and applied science of restoration ecology.

1997), and root systems (Kutschera and Lichtenegger 1982, 1992) were compiled, and an electronic database containing vegetative and generative life history traits of a relevant part of the flora of central Europe has been developed (Poschlod et al. 2000). In Canada, an identification database for seeds, with morphological and ecological information, covers the coastal lowlands of Manitoba (Chang et al. 2000), and in the United States, the Flora of North America Digital Library is in preparation at the Center for Botanical Informatics of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Restoration Ecology 2:75–79. Poff, N. ; Allan, J. ; Bain, M. ; Karr, J. ; Prestegaard, K. ; Richter, B. ; Sparks, R. ; and Stromberg, J. C. 1997. The natural flow regime: a paradigm for river conservation and restoration. BioScience 47:769–783. ; and Tackenberg, O. 2000. Databases on life history traits as a tool for risk assessment in plant species. Zeitschrift für Ökologie und Naturschutz 9:3–18. Power, M. 1999. Recovery in aquatic ecosystems: an overview of knowledge and needs. Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Stress and Recovery 6:253–257.

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