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Main Title DISTURBANCE ECOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY context, nature, and scale. [electronic resource] :
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Beever, Erik A.
Prange, Inger Suzanne.
DellaSala, Dominick A.,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2019
Call Number QH541
ISBN 9780429530494; 0429530498; 9780429095146; 0429095147; 9780429545191; 0429545193; 9781482298727; 1482298724
Subjects NATURE / Ecology ; SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General ; SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General ; Ecological disturbances. ; Biodiversity.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Taylor & Francis
Collation 1 online resource
OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
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.