The Historical Ecology Handbook: A Restorationist's Guide to Reference Ecosystems (Paperback)
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The Historical Ecology Handbook: A Restorationist's Guide to Reference Ecosystems (Paperback)

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Paperback 488 Pages / Published: 12/08/2005
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"The Historical Ecology Handbook" makes essential connections between past and future ecosystems, bringing together leading experts to offer a much-needed introduction to the field of historical ecology and its practical application by on-the-ground restorationists. Chapters present individual techniques focusing on both culturally derived evidence and biological records, with each chapter offering essential background, tools, and resources needed for using the technique in a restoration effort. The book ends with four in-depth case studies that demonstrate how various combinations of techniques have been used in restoration projects. "The Historical Ecology Handbook" is a unique and groundbreaking guide to determining historic reference conditions of a landscape. It offers an invaluable compendium of tools and techniques, and will be essential reading for anyone working in the field of ecological restoration.

Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597260336
Number of pages: 488
Weight: 676 g
Dimensions: 229 x 153 x 29 mm
Edition: New edition

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