- Häftad (Paperback)
- Antal sidor
- Cambridge University Press
- Bergstrm, Roger / Duncan, Patrick / Pastor, John
- 76 b, w illus 17 tables
- 74d.17tabs. 2halftones
- Series Number 11 Large Herbivore Ecology, Ecosystem Dynamics and Conservation
- 230 x 150 x 25 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
- 840 g
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'The mixture of authors is well balanced and ranges form young to established scientists. The collection of texts covers all important topics regarding large herbivore ecology from the point of natural sciences ... well-edited ... Large Herbivore Ecology, Ecosystem Dynamics and Conservation is a very readable book for beginners and specialists alike who wish to broaden their knowledge of the effects of large herbivores on ecosystem dynamics.' Basic and Applied Ecology
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Kjell Danell is Professor of Animal Ecology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. His main research interests are basic and applied plant-animal interactions, community ecology, invasive species and macroecology. Roger Bergstrm is Associate Professor at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Patrick Duncan is Director of the UPR 1934, Center of Biological Studies of Chiz, CNRS. John Pastor is Professor and Senior Research Associate at the Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota.
Preface; Introduction; 1. Large herbivores across biomes Herv Fritz and Anne Loison; 2. Living in a seasonal environment Jon Moen, Reidar Andersen and Andrew W. Illius; 3. Linking functional responses and foraging behaviour to population dynamics Andrew W. Illius; 4. Impacts of large herbivores on plant community structure and dynamics Alison J. Hester, Margareta Bergman, Glenn R. Iason and Jon Moen; 5. Long-term effects of herbivory on plant diversity and functional types in arid ecosystems David Ward; 6. The influence of large herbivores on tree recruitment and forest dynamics Robin Gill; 7. Large herbivores: missing partners of western-European light-demanding tree and shrub species? Frans W. M. Vera, Elisabeth S. Bakker and Han Olff; 8. Frugivory in large mammalian herbivores Richard Bodmer and David Ward; 9. Large herbivores as sources of disturbance in ecosystems N. Thompson Hobbs; 10. The roles of large herbivores in ecosystem nutrient cycles John P. Pastor, Yosef Cohen and N. Thompson Hobbs; 11. Large herbivores in heterogeneous grassland ecosystems Douglas A. Frank; 12. Modelling of large herbivore - vegetation interactions in a landscape context Peter J. Weisberg, Michael B. Coughenour and Harald Bugmann; 13. Effects of large herbivores on other fauna Otso Suominen and Kjell Danell; 14. The future role of large carnivores on terrestrial trophic interactions: the northern temperate view Reidar Andersen, John D. C. Linnell and Erling J. Solberg; 15. Restoring the functions of grazed ecosystems Ian J. Gordon; 16. Themes and future directions in herbivore-ecosystem interactions and conservation John Pastor, Kjell Danell, Roger Bergstrm and Patrick Duncan; References; Index.