Natural Woodland : Ecology and Conservation in Northern Temperate Regions

Natural Woodland : Ecology and Conservation in Northern Temperate Regions

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 522 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780521366137
  • DDC分類 333.784


Describes how woodlands grow, die and regenerate in the absence of human influence, and the structures and range of habitats found in natural woods.

Table of Contents

Part I. Definitions, Significance and Survival:
1. Woodlands, nature and history: a personal
2. Definitions, values and philosophies
3. Natural woodland in Europe and North America
Part II. Temperate and Boreal Natural Forests:
4. Selected virgin forests
5. Disturbance in natural woodland
6. Succession after catastrophic disturbances
7. Structures and dynamics of old-growth forests
8. Components of the forest
9. Wildlife of natural woodlands
Part III. Virgin Forest Remnants: 10. Human
impacts on natural forests in North America
11. Wildlife responses to the modification of
natural forests
12. Protecting virgin forest remnants
Part IV. Natural Features in the Conservation
of British Woodlands: 13. Woodland nature
conservation: development, rationale and
14. British natural woodlands
15. Reconstructing British natural woodlands
16. Management of broadleaved woodland
17. Design and management of upland conifer
18. The future of woodland conservation
Appendix: scientific names of European and
North American trees and shrubs