Happy Holidays—Our $30 Gift Card just for you, and books ship free! Shop now>>

Tasks for Vegetation Science

Restoration of Tropical Forest Ecosystems

Proceedings of the Symposium held on October 7–10, 1991

Editors: Lieth, Helmut, Lohmann, M. (Eds.)

Free Preview

Buy this book

eBook $229.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-017-2896-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $299.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-0-7923-1945-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $299.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-90-481-4198-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

The destruction of the tropical forests proceeds Nobody at the symposium believed that the rapidly. We all know that this has global ecologi­ tropical forest area would remain untouched. cal and economical consequences. The problem The population explosion takes care of that argu­ is of such magnitude that it can only be com­ ment. The two main problem areas before us are pared to warfare. The destruction of tropical first the wise utilization of that portion of the forests is not only detrimental to the global forest which will be used - especially the intro­ ecology but also poses a serious threat to the duction of planned forestry in such areas, and people living in this area. Furthermore the over­ second, the development of a good plan for utilization of such a valuable resource poses a nature conservation in the tropics. serious threat to the next generations. The papers presented at the symposium will Apart from the problem generated for the most certainly not solve all the problems but we people in those regions and on earth in general hope they contribute to the very much needed, there is a moral obligation to preserve the vast continued discussion of possible solutions which biological diversity in the tropical forests. We must be implemented in the near future.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)
  • Restoration of native forests from Japan to Malaysia

    Pages 5-24

    Miyawaki, Akira

  • Ecosystem rehabilitation and forest regeneration in the humid tropics: Case studies and management insights

    Pages 25-36

    Godt, Miguel Clüsener (et al.)

  • Biological characters and plasticity of juvenile tree stages to restore degraded tropical forests

    Pages 37-46

    Maury-Lechon, G.

  • Soil factors influencing the reforestation on mining sites in Amazonia

    Pages 47-52

    Ferraz, João B. S.

  • Restoring Caribbean dry forest

    Pages 53-61

    Brown, Becky J. (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $229.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-017-2896-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $299.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-0-7923-1945-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $299.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-90-481-4198-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Restoration of Tropical Forest Ecosystems
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the Symposium held on October 7–10, 1991
Editors
  • Helmut Lieth
  • M. Lohmann
Series Title
Tasks for Vegetation Science
Series Volume
30
Copyright
1993
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-2896-6
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-2896-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-1945-0
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-4198-2
Series ISSN
0167-9406
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 270
Topics