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A Caribbean forest tapestry : the multidimensional nature of disturbance and response / edited by Nicholas Brokaw ... [et al.].

Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Series:
Long-Term Ecological Research Network series.
Long-Term Ecological Research Network series
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 460 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Forest ecology -- Puerto Rico -- Luquillo Mountains.
Forest ecology -- Caribbean Area.
Forest ecology -- Tropics.
Ecological disturbances -- Puerto Rico -- Luquillo Mountains.
Adaptation (Biology) -- Puerto Rico -- Luquillo Mountains.
Biotic communities -- Puerto Rico -- Luquillo Mountains.
Forest management -- Puerto Rico -- Luquillo Mountains.
Forest conservation -- Puerto Rico -- Luquillo Mountains.
Luquillo Mountains (P.R.) -- Environmental conditions.
Contents:
Ecological Paradigms for the Tropics : Old Questions and Continuing Challenges
Conceptual Overview : Disturbance, Gradients, and Ecological Response
Geographic and Ecological Setting
Disturbance Regime
Response to Disturbance
When and Where Biota Matter : Linking Disturbance Regimes, Species Characteristics and Dynamics of Communities and Ecosystems
Management Implications and Applications of Long-Term Ecological Research
Long-term Research in the Luquillo Mountains : Synthesis and Foundations for the Future.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Samuel P. Orlando Fund.
Contributor:
Brokaw, Nicholas V. L.
Samuel P. Orlando Fund.
ISBN:
9780195334692 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0195334698 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
Publisher no.:
99949175838
Web link:
The Samuel P. Orlando Fund Home Page
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