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Title The historical ecology handbook : a restorationist's guide to reference ecosystems / edited by Dave Egan and Evelyn A. Howell ; foreword by Curt Meine ; with a new preface by Dave Egan ; Society for Ecological Restoration International
Edition [2005 edition]
Published Washington, DC : Island Press, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  333.7153 Ega/Heh  AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 457 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series The science and practice of ecological restoration
Science and practice of ecological restoration.
Contents Foreword / Curt Meine -- Preface to the 2005 edition / Dave Egan -- Introduction / Dave Egan and Evelyn A. Howell -- 1. Archaeology, paleoecosystems, and ecological restoration / Michael J. O'Brien -- 2. The contribution of ethnobiology to the reconstruction and restoration of historic ecosystems / M. Kat Anderson -- 3. The pleasures and pitfalls of written records / Michael Edmonds -- 4. Oral history : a guide to its creation and use / James E. Fogerty -- 5. Maps and photographs / Tina Reithmaier -- 6. Government land office survey and other early land surveys / Gordon G. Whitney and Joseph DeCant -- 7. Inferring forest stand history from observational field evidence / P. L. Marks and Sana Gardescu -- 8. Using dendrochronology to reconstruct the history of forest and woodland ecosystems / Kurt F. Kipfmueller and Thomas W. Swetnam -- 9. Palynology : an important tool for discovering historic ecosystems / Owen K. Davis -- 10. Packrat middens as a tool for reconstructing historic ecosystems / David Rhode -- 11. Techniques for discovering historic animal assemblages / Michael L. Morrison -- 12. Geomorphology, hydrology, and soils / Stanley W. Trimble -- 13. Inferring vegetation history from phytoliths / Glen G. Fredlund -- 14. Using historical data in ecological restoration : a case study from Natucket / Peter W. Dunwiddie -- 15. A multiple-scale history of past and ongoing vegetation change within the Indiana Dunes / Kenneth L. Cole -- 16. Implementing the archaeo-environmental reconstruction technique : rediscovering the historic ground layer of three plant communities in the greater grand canyon region / Thom Alcoze and Matt Hurteau -- 17. Documenting local landscape change : the San Francisco Bay area historical ecology project / Robin Grossinger
Analysis Natural resources
Human ecology
Notes 'With a new preface' --cover
'First Island press ed. 2001' --verso t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Restoration ecology.
Conservation of natural resources -- History.
Human ecology -- History.
Biotic communities -- History.
Author Egan, Dave.
Howell, Evelyn A.
Society for Ecological Restoration International.
LC no. 2005015655
ISBN 1597260339 paperback alkaline paper