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 presindividual 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.
Island Press; May 2013
- ISBN: 9781610913348
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- Title: The Historical Ecology Handbook
- Series: Science Practice Ecological Restoration
- Author: Dave Egan; Dave Egan (ed.); Evelyn A. Howell (ed.); Curt Meine (other)
Imprint: Island Press