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Restoring disturbed landscapes [electronic resource] : putting principles into practice / David J. Tongway and John A. Ludwig.

By: Tongway, David J. (David John).
Contributor(s): Ludwig, John A | Society for Ecological Restoration International.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Science and practice of ecological restoration: Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 189 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), maps.ISBN: 9781610910071 (electronic bk.); 1610910079 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Restoration ecology | Landscape protection | Landscape ecology | NATURE -- Environmental Conservation & ProtectionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Restoring disturbed landscapes.DDC classification: 639.9 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part I. A Function-Based Approach to RestoringDisturbed Landscapes -- Our Approach to Restoring Disturbed Landscapes: A Five-Step Adaptive Procedure -- A Framework for How Landscapes Function -- Principles for Restoring Landscape Functionality -- Part II. Case Studies on Restoring Landscapes: Mine Sites and Rangelands -- Restoring Mined Landscapes -- Restoring Damaged Rangelands -- Part III. Scenarios for Restoring Landscapes:Mine Sites, Rangelands, Farmlands, and Roadsides -- Restoration of Mine-Site Waste-Rock Dumps -- Restoration of Mine-Site Tailings Storage Facilities -- Restoring Landscapes after Open-Cut Coal Mining -- Restoring Rangelands with an Overabundance of Shrubs -- Renewing Pastureland Functions Using Tree Belts -- Restoration of Former Farmlands Near Urban Developments -- Restoring Verges after Road Construction -- Part IV. Monitoring Indicators -- Landscape Function Analysis: An Overview and Landscape Organization Indicators -- Landscape Function Analysis: Soil-surface Indicators -- Ephemeral Drainage-Line Assessments: Indicators of Stability -- Vegetation Assessments: Structure and Habitat Complexity Indicators -- Reflections on Restoring Landscapes: A Function-Based Adaptive Approach
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I. A Function-Based Approach to RestoringDisturbed Landscapes -- Our Approach to Restoring Disturbed Landscapes: A Five-Step Adaptive Procedure -- A Framework for How Landscapes Function -- Principles for Restoring Landscape Functionality -- Part II. Case Studies on Restoring Landscapes: Mine Sites and Rangelands -- Restoring Mined Landscapes -- Restoring Damaged Rangelands -- Part III. Scenarios for Restoring Landscapes:Mine Sites, Rangelands, Farmlands, and Roadsides -- Restoration of Mine-Site Waste-Rock Dumps -- Restoration of Mine-Site Tailings Storage Facilities -- Restoring Landscapes after Open-Cut Coal Mining -- Restoring Rangelands with an Overabundance of Shrubs -- Renewing Pastureland Functions Using Tree Belts -- Restoration of Former Farmlands Near Urban Developments -- Restoring Verges after Road Construction -- Part IV. Monitoring Indicators -- Landscape Function Analysis: An Overview and Landscape Organization Indicators -- Landscape Function Analysis: Soil-surface Indicators -- Ephemeral Drainage-Line Assessments: Indicators of Stability -- Vegetation Assessments: Structure and Habitat Complexity Indicators -- Reflections on Restoring Landscapes: A Function-Based Adaptive Approach

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