The Historical Ecology Handbook
A Restorationist's Guide to Reference Ecosystems New edition
Historical Ecology Handbook by Dave Egan
Book Description"The Historical Ecology Handbook" makes essential connections between past and future ecosystems, bringing together leading experts to offer a much-needed introduction to the field of historical ecology and its practical application by on-the-ground restorationists. Chapters present individual techniques focusing on both culturally derived evidence and biological records, with each chapter offering essential background, tools, and resources needed for using the technique in a restoration effort. The book ends with four in-depth case studies that demonstrate how various combinations of techniques have been used in restoration projects. "The Historical Ecology Handbook" is a unique and groundbreaking guide to determining historic reference conditions of a landscape. It offers an invaluable compendium of tools and techniques, and will be essential reading for anyone working in the field of ecological restoration.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781597260336
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Dave Egan
Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration, Paperback (October 2011)» View all books by Dave Egan
Takes an interdisciplinary look at the myriad human aspects of ecological restoration. Including twenty-six chapters, this title provides practical and theoretical information, analysis, models, and guidelines for optimising human involvement in ecological restoration projects.
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Author Biography - Dave Egan
DAVE EGAN is editor of the journal Ecological Restoration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum. EVELYN A. HOWELL is professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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