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Mediterranean ecosystems and the role of GIS in their conservation
Ioannis N. Vogiatzakis
|Statement||Ioannis Vogiatzakis, A.M. Mannion, Geoffrey Griffiths.|
|Series||Geographical paper -- no. 136, Geographical papers -- no. 136.|
|Contributions||Mannion, Antoinette M., Griffiths, Geoffrey.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||28 p. :|
|Number of Pages||28|
Ecosystems in the Mediterranean-climate regions of the world have served as a unit for comparative ecological studies for over two decades. The cohesiveness of research in this set of widely distributed regions rests on the similarity of the climates where they occur, and the identifiable convergence in elements of their vegetation structure (Di Castri and Mooney ). Mediterranean Ecosystems of Southern California Philip J. Riggan, Scott E. Franklin, James A. Brass, and Fred E. Brooks 9. The Role of Fire and Its Management in the Conservation of Mediterranean Ecosystems and Landscapes Zev Naveh Index
The role of ecosystems in regulating soil quality is reflected across spatial scales from local scale feedbacks between plant and soils (e.g. in regulating C and nutrient dynamics) through to landscape interactions between land uses and soils (e.g. influencing the movement and transformation of waters and pathogens). The role of fire in mediterranean-type ecosystems. New York: Springer-Verlag. E-mail Citation» A multiauthor overview on how fires impact on mediterranean ecosystems. It is useful as a benchmark text to show how research in this key area has developed since the s. Moreno, J. M., and W. C. Oechel, eds.
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