Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests

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John A. Stanturf
CRC Press, Aug 14, 2015 - Nature - 561 pages
Humans have influenced the landscapes and forests throughout the temperate and boreal zones for millennia. Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests, Second Edition focuses on the negative impact of human activity, and explains the importance of forest restoration as a way to repair habitat, restore forest structure and function, and counteract t
 

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Contents

What Is a Natural Forest?
17
Effects of Restoration at the Stand Level
37
Integrating Ungulate Herbivory into Forest Landscape Restoration
69
Site Preparation Techniques for Forest Restoration
85
Developing Restoration Strategies for Temperate Forests Using Natural Regeneration Processes
103
Plantations Forests Wilderness The Diversity of Forest Landscapes in Europe as a Consequence of Social Change Technological Progress and Disturb...
165
Afforestation and Land Use Dynamics in the Baltic States
187
Afforestation in Denmark
201
Irish Peatland Forests Lessons from the Past and Pathways to a Sustainable Future
321
Forest Restoration in the French Massif Central Mountains
337
Conversion of Norway Spruce Picea abies L Karst Forests in Europe
355
Restoration of Conifer Plantations in Japan Perspectives for Stand and Landscape Management and for Enabling Social Participation
365
Restoration of Open Oak Woodlands in Mediterranean Ecosystems of Western Iberia and California
377
Restoration of Midwestern Oak Woodlands and Savannas
401
Restoration of Oak Forests Quercus humboldtii in the Colombian Andes A Case Study of LandscapeScale Ecological Restoration Initiatives in the Gu...
429
Restoring Longleaf Pine Forest Ecosystems in the Southern United States
445

Forest Restoration and Rehabilitation in the Republic of Korea
217
Forest Landscape Restoration in China A Case Study in the Minjiang River Watershed Southwest China
233
Restoration and EcosystemBased Management in the Circumboreal Forest Background Challenges and Opportunities
251
Integrating Forest Restoration into Mainstream Land Management in British Columbia Canada
271
A Hundred Years of Woodland Restoration in Great Britain Changes in the Drivers That Influenced the Increase in Woodland Cover
299
Restoring Dry and Moist Forests of the Inland Northwestern United States
467
Options for Promoting the Recovery and Rehabilitation of Forests Affected by Severe Insect Outbreaks
495
Restoring Boreal and Temperate Forests A Perspective
519
Back Cover
535
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John A. Stanturf is a senior scientist at the Center for Forest Disturbance Science, Southern Research Station, US Forest Service in Athens, Georgia. He earned his BS in plant and soil science from Montana State University and his MS and Ph.D in forest soils from Cornell University. Dr. Stanturf was a Lady Davis Fellow at the Technion in Haifa, Israel, and was awarded with an honorary doctorate from the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Currently an adjunct professor of forestry at Auburn and Mississippi State Universities, Dr. Stanturf focuses his research on forest restoration, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and disturbance ecology.

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