Erik A. Beever, Suzanne Prange, Dominick A. DellaSala
October 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 224 Pages - 12 Color & 9 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482298710 - CAT# K24431
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This book presents cascading effects of ecological disturbances on a multitude of ecosystem components. It includes agricultural development, large infrequent disturbances, forest harvesting, non-native grazing in deserts, ground transportation, powerline corridors, fires, urban ecology, disturbance in aquatic ecosystems, land-use dynamics on diversity, habitat fragmentation, sedimentation of wetlands, and contemporary climate change. The book facilitates users in understanding why disturbances are occurring while recommending mitigation and remediation strategies.
Introduction. Natural versus Anthropogenic Disturbances. Disturbance: Resistance, Resilience, and Recovery. Disturbance Synergies. Synthesis.