Ecological Effects of Roads: The Land Reconstruction and Management, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Ecological Effects of Roads

The Land Reconstruction and Management, 1st Edition

By I F Spellerberg

CRC Press

260 pages

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This book provides an overview of the ecology of roads and describes the effects of roads and traffic. It discusses the methods for avoiding, remedying and mitigating the adverse effects of roads on the environment, habitats, and plants and animals.

Table of Contents

1. Roads and Traffic 2. Scoping the Ecology of Roads and Traffic 3. Biology of Roads and Roadside Verges 4. Habitat Fragmentation, Barriers and Corridors 5. Physical and Chemical Effects of Roads and Traffic 6. Road Kills: Animal Mortality on Roads 7. Reducing Adverse Effects 8. The Ecology of Roads in the Future

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General