Table of Contents
- An Introduction to Terrestrial Disturbances (L.R. Walker, M.R. Willig).
Disturbance Regimes and Ecosystem Response on Recently-deglaciated Substrates (J.A. Matthews).
Stress and Disturbance in Cold Region Ecosystems (V. Komárková, F.E. Wielgolaski).
Ecological Effects of Erosion (D. Pimentel, C. Harvey).
Volcanic Disturbances and Ecosystem Recovery (R. del Moral, S.Y. Grishin).
Boreal Forest Disturbances (O. Engelmark).
Disturbance by Wind in Temperate-Zone Forests (S.L. Webb).
Background Canopy Gap and Catastrophic Wind Disturbances in Tropical Forests (D.F. Whigham et al.).
Forest Herbivory: Insects (T.D. Schowalter, M.D. Lowman).
Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems and their Disturbance Regimes (P. Rundel).
Grazing, Fire, and Climate Effects on Primary Productivity of Grasslands and Savannas (M. Oesterheld et al.).
Disturbance in Deserts (J.A. MacMahon).
Disturbance Regimes in North American Wetlands (K.L. McKee, A.H. Baldwin).
Mining (J.A. Cooke).
Disturbance Associated with Military Exercises (S. Demarais et al.).
Disturbance in Urban Ecosystems (H. Sukopp, U. Starfinger).
Disturbance and Biological Invasions: Direct Effects and Feedbacks (C.M. D'antonio et al.).
Disturbance in Temperate Forests of the Northern Hemisphere (D. Binkley).
Anthropogenic Disturbance and Tropical Forestry (G.S. Hartshorn, J.L. Whitmore). Successional Changes in Agroecosystems of the Rolling Pampa (C.M. Ghersa, R.J.C. León).
Physical Aspects of Soils of Disturbed Ground (R.E. Sojka).
Soil Microorganisms (M.F. Allen et al.).
Responses of Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles to Disturbance in Forests and Rangelands (D.W. Johnson, B. Schultz).
Disturbance and Primary Production in Terrestrial Ecosystems (I.K. Bradbury).
Patterns and Processes in Primary Succession (L.R. Walker).
Plant Interactions During Secondary Succession (S.D. Wilson).
The Response of Animals to Disturbance and their Roles in Causing It, Including Patch Dynamics (M.R. Willig, M.A. McGinley).
How Humans Respond to Natural or Anthropogenic Disturbance (C.J. Barrow).
Restoration of Disturbed Ecosystems (R.J. Hobbs).
Environmental Policies as Incentives and Disincentives to Land Disturbance (G.E. Eckert, C.R. Carroll).
Patch Dynamics and the Ecology of Disturbed Ground: A Framework for Synthesis (S.T.A. Pickett et al.).
Economic Growth, Human Disturbance to Ecological Systems and Sustainability (M. Giampietro). Disturbance in Terrestrial Ecosystems: Salient Themes, Synthesis, and Future Directions (M.R. Willigand, L.R. Walker).
- No. of pages: 868
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Elsevier Science 1999
- Published: December 17, 1999
- Imprint: Elsevier Science
- eBook ISBN: 9780080550848
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