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Forest Biodiversity Research, Monitoring and Modeling

1st Edition

Edited by F. Dallmeier, J.A. Comiskey

CRC Press

696 pages

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Hardback: 9781850709633
pub: 1998-04-15
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The first of two volumes documenting the latest findings on forest biodiversity, this book presents original, new contributions by some three hundred scientists from over forty countries. Researchers from the massive Smithsonian/MAB Biological Diversity Program cover the feasibility of using long-term inventory plots as a framework for monitoring multi-layer vegetation, socioeconomic applications of research results, and promotion of multidisciplinary research and training. The book is in five main sections covering first the methodology for forest monitoring and modeling and then the results of research from Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia/Pacific.


"The publication of this book is timely in that it adds substantially to the existing knowledge on biodiversity and addresses important subject areas that require additional research…"

-- Agroforestry Sytems, 1998

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Contributors. Section I: Foret monitoring framework. Section II: Monitoring and modeling forest biodiversity. Section III: Europe. Section IV: Africa and Australia. Section V: Asia/Pacific. Conclusion. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General