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Restoration and Reclamation of Boreal Ecosystems
Attaining Sustainable Development
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Dale H. Vitt is Professor of Plant Biology, former Chair of the Department of Plant Biology and University Outstanding Scholar at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Jagtar S. Bhatti is a research scientist and project leader with Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Northern Forestry Centre in Edmonton, Canada.
Preface; Part I. Utilizing Natural Regimes as Models for Reclamation and Restoration: 1. The changing boreal forest: incorporating ecological theory into restoration planning Dale H. Vitt and Jagtar Bhatti; 2. Disturbance and the peatland carbon sink in the Oil Sands Administrative Area R. Kelman Wieder, Melanie A. Vile, Kimberli D. Scott, Dale H. Vitt, Erin Brault, Michelle Harris and Stephen Mowbray; 3. Regional-scale modeling of greenhouse gas fluxes Pavel Jurus, Petr Musilek, Yaqiong Li and James Rodway; 4. Reclamation and restoration of boreal ecosystems: attaining sustainable development Doug Hiltz, Joyce Gould, Jae Ogilvie, Paul Arp and Barry White; 5. Fundamental paradigms, foundation species selection, and early plant responses to peatland initiation on mineral soils Sara Koropchak, Dale H. Vitt, Rosemary Bloise and R. Kelman Wieder; Part II. The Challenges of Reclamation in Boreal Ecosystems: 6. Advances in oil sands tailings management: building the base for oil sands reclamation Randy Mikula; 7. Rebuilding boreal forest ecosystems after industrial disturbance Ellen Macdonald, Sylvie Quideau and Simon Landhusser; 8. Designing landscapes to support peatland development on soft tailings deposits: Syncrude Canada Ltd.'s Sandhill Fen Research Watershed initiative Carla Wytrykush, Dale H. Vitt, Gord McKenna and Rob Vassov; 9. Considerations for building a fen peatland in post-mined oil sands landscape Christine Daly, Jonathan Price, Line Rochefort, Fereidoun Rezanezhad, Remy Pouliot and Martha Darling Graf; 10. Plant community recovery on 'minimum disturbance' petroleum sites compared to burned sites in bogs of northern Alberta Melissa House, Dale H. Vitt and R. Kelman Wieder; 11. Oil sands reclamation and the projected development of wildlife habitat attributes Clive Welham, Juan Blanco, Brad Seely and Caroline Bampfylde; 12. Restoration of peatlands after peat extraction: impacts, restoration goals, and techniques Martha Darling Graf, Vicky Brub and Line Rochefort; 13. Importance of microbes in peatland dynamics, restoration, and reclamation Roxane Andersen; Part III. Carbon in the Boreal Forest: 14. Carbon and nitrogen stocks in western boreal forest ecosystems Jagtar Bhatti; 15. Projected patterns of C storage in upland forests reclaimed after oil sands mining Clive Welham, Brad Seely and Juan Blanco; 16. The business of carbon Mike Vitt; 17. Effects of peat extraction and restoration on greenhouse gas exchange from Canadian peatlands Maria Strack and J. M. Waddington; Index.