This book brings together a wealth of scientific findings and ecological knowledge to survey what we have learned about the aWet Tropicsa rainforests of North Queensland, Australia. This interdisciplinary text is the first book to provide such a holistic view of any tropical forest environment, including the social and economic dimensions. The most thorough assessment of a tropical forest landscape to date Explores significant scientific breakthroughs in areas including conservation genetics, vegetation modeling, agroforestry and revegetation techniques, biodiversity assessment and modeling, impacts of climate change, and the integration of science in natural resource management Research achieved, in part, due to the Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management (the Rainforest CRC) Written by a number of distinguished international experts contains chapter summaries and section commentariesIn Reforestation in the Tropics and Subtropics of Australia Using Rainforest Tree Species, Erskine, P. D., Lamb, D. aamp; Bristow, M. (eds). ... NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/npws. nsf/ Content/biometric_tool). ... Challenges in developing and implementing ecological standards for geomorphic river restoration projects. ... Service Delivery in Queensland a Wet Tropics (www.deh.gov.au/ land/publications/nvm-qld/pubs/ qld-wet-tropics.pdf).
|Title||:||Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape|
|Author||:||Nigel Stork, Stephen M. Turton|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2009-01-26|