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Editors: Lazaro Manzanares
Book Description:
Forest and woodland ecosystems in the world serve important ecological functions and also contribute to the economic, aesthetic and spiritual health of humans. In this book, the authors discuss the structure, species diversity and sustainable management of woodlands across the globe. Topics include changes in composition and threats to the sustainable management of woodlands in Portugal; the role and diversity of soil fauna in woodlands; climate change and forest fires in the Ave Region of Northwest Portugal; drivers of deforestation and the potential for carbon trading in the Miombo woodlands of Zambia; soil microbial diversity in the dry woodlands of Central-Western Argentina; and developing silvicultural systems based on disturbance-recovery knowledge of the Southern African Miombo woodlands. (Imprint: Nova)

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Preface pp. i-xi

Changes in Composition and Threats to the Sustainable Management of Woodlands in Portugal
(Adélia Nunes, Albano Figueiredo, António Campar de Almeida, Centro de Estudos em Geografia e Ordenamento do Território (CEGOT), Departamento de Geografia da Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)pp. 1-42

The Role and Diversity of Soil Fauna in Different Woodlands
(Cristina Menta, Luis G. García-Montero, Federica D. Conti, Stefania Pinto, Department of Bioscience, University of Parma, Parma, Italy, and others)pp. 43-74

Climate Change and Forest Fires in the Ave Region (NW of Portugal)
(António Bento-Gonçalves, António Vieira, Flora Ferreira-Leite, Paula Alexandra Malta, Luís da Vinha, Departamento de Geografia da Universidade do Minho, Centro de Estudos em Geografia e Ordenamento do Território (CEGOT), Portugal, and others) pp. 75-98

Drivers of Deforestation and Potential for Carbon Trading in Miombo Woodlands
(Royd Vinya, Stephen Syampungani, Exhildah C. Kasumu, Robby Kasubika, Concilia Monde, School of Natural Resources, Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia, and others)pp. 99-118

Soil Microbial Diversity in Dry Woodlands of Central-Western Argentina: Response to Ecological Conditions
(L. Noe, A. Abril, Departamento de Recursos Naturales. Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina)pp. 119-138

Developing Silvicultural Systems Based on Disturbance-Recovery Knowledge of the Southern African Miombo Woodlands
(Stephen Syampungani, Coert J. Geldenhuys, Paxie W. Chirwa, School of Natural Resources, Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia, and others)pp. 139-152

Index pp. 153-163

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      Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013- April
   Pages: 174, 6x9 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62618-177-9
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