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Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands

Edith B. Allen

Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands

An Ecological Approach (Aaas Selected Symposium, No 109)

by Edith B. Allen

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Published by Westview Pr (Short Disc) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Land Improvement,
  • Soil Ecology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Reclamation of land,
  • Arid regions ecology,
  • Revegetation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024574M
    ISBN 100813377161
    ISBN 109780813377162

    History of the Arid Land Ecology Reserve Rattlesnake Hill In , the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission set as hectares of nearly pristine shrub-steppe on the Hanford Site to preserve portions of vegetation types that once covered a great expanse of the West. John Wesley Powell (Ma – Septem ) was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural is famous for the Powell Geographic Expedition, a three-month river trip down the Green and Colorado rivers, including the first official U.S. government-sponsored Education: Illinois College, Oberlin College.   Reconstruction of moss-dominated soil crusts is crucial for ecological restoration. A desert moss Tortula desertorum (Broth.), the main component of biological soil crusts in the Gurbantunggut desert, was used to build a procedure for construction of moss-dominated crust. Micropropagation of desert mosses is a core technology to build biological soil by: Arid Lands Institute @ LACI, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator South Hewitt Los Angeles, CA


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The Reconstruction of disturbed arid lands: an ecological approach. [Edith B Allen;] -- This volume emphasizes application of the basic ecological relationships among plants, animals, microorganisms, the physical environment and man to reconstruct wildland ecosystems.

Reconstruction of disturbed arid lands. Boulder, Colo.: Published by Westview Press for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edith B Allen.

The main theme of this book is the reconstruction of past arid environments, with the help of palynology. Palynology Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands book for a long time rarely practised Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands book arid lands due to both technical and conceptual difficulties, mainly centered around poverty in pollen grains and different approaches necessary for treating the spectra, as compared with forested by: topics: reclamation, ecosystems, case studies, autecology, habitat improvement, vegetation, seed, salinity, mediterranean climate, recuperation des sols, ecosysteme Author: E.B.

(ed.) Allen. The Reconstruction Of Disturbed Arid Lands: An Ecological Approach (Aaas Selected Symposium) Allen, Edith B. Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands book by Westview Press 11/1/ (). The reconstruction of disturbed arid lands: an ecological approach.

Wesview press, ARONSON, J., FLORET, C., LE FLOC’H, E., OVALLE, C., PONTANIER, R. A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration is the first book to offer practical, field-tested solutions to this critical problem.

Author David Bainbridge has spent more than 25 years actively. Deserts (arid lands /drylands) constitute about 35% of the land areas of the world and are typically characterized by rainfall scarcity, higher temperatures and evapotranspiration, lower humidity, and a general paucity of vegetation cover.A unique combination of atmospheric, geologic, and geomorphic conditions is responsible for the formation of deserts primarily between the Tropics of Cancer.

All arid plant species are capable of forming mycorrhizal associations except a limited suite of annual weeds. Almost any perturbation associated with human development serves to reduce VAM inoculum.

Thus the restoration of disturbed lands depends, in part, on the restoration of viable VAM by: Allen, M.F. () Below ground structure: A key to reconstructing a productive arid ecosystem. In E.B. Allen (ed.) The Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands.

Westview Boulder, Colorado. –Cited by: The Reconstruction of disturbed arid lands: an ecological approach / edited by Edith B. Allen Re-vegetation of dryland areas: proceedings of the Australian Institute of Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands book (S.A.

State Cou. Allen EB () Some trajectories of succession in Wyoming sagebrush-grassland: implications for restoration. In: Allen EB (ed) The reconstruction of disturbed arid lands: an ecological by: 3. NavehMultifactorial reconstruction of semi-arid Mediterranean landscapes for multipurpose land uses A.B.

Allen (Ed.), The Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands: An Ecological Approach, Westview Press, Boulder (), pp. Cited by: The Reclamation Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands book Disturbed Arid Lands by Wright, Robert A., Ed. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

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Allen This volume emphasizes application of the basic ecological relationships among plants, animals, microorganisms, the. Arid Lands book. Read 2 reviews from the world/5. Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands: An Ecological Approach American Association for the Advancement of Science, U.S.A.

Craig,J.F.; Kemper,J.B. (Eds.) Regulated Streams: Advances in Ecology Plenum Press, New York IUCN Report of IUCN Workshop on Marine Mammals Fishery Interactions LA Jolla Recent public demands for the preservation of biological diversity are often using this concept as a surrogate for the value of rare species, nature preserves, and wilderness.

But diversity per se can have value in intensively managed and artificial ecosystems as well, suggesting that maybe we should practice ecosystem "restoration" more than just land reclamation". If a plant community is to. Plant recovery and succession following disturbance are poorly understood in arid lands relative to more temperate regions.

This study quantitatively reviewed vegetation reestablishment following a variety of disturbances in the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts of southwestern North America. A total of 47 studies met inclusion criteria for the by: EPA/ April VEGETATIVE REHABILITATION OF ARID LAND DISTURBED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF OIL SHALE AND COAL by C.

McKell and Gordon Van Epps Institute for Land Rehabilitation Utah State University Logan, Utah SEA/CR TAG no. D6-E Grant no. Project Officer Ronald D. Hill Resource Extraction and Handling Division Industrial. Revegetation is the process of restoring the vegetation on landscapes to protect the soil of disturbed land and accelerate its return to stability and productivity (Munshower, ).

Revegetation. This book examines the problems and opportunities involved in man's use of semi-arid areas. The authors are all actively involved in research and land management in the areas discussed. Each chapter begins with a detailed, up-to-date account of the ecology of the region (its climate, soils, vegetation, fauna and main ecological characteristics).Format: Ebook.

An argument that the perception of arid lands as wastelands is politically motivated and that these landscapes are variable, biodiverse ecosystems, whose inhabitants must be empowered.

Deserts are commonly imagined as barren, defiled, worthless places, wastelands in need of development. This understanding has fueled extensive anti-desertification efforts—a multimillion-dollar global campaign. Abstract Part A of the book, is a review of surface mined land reclamation technology.

This review is specific to mined lands in the arid/semiarid western USA. Subjects addressed include mining techniques, mine spoil handling and grading, topsoil handling, seed bed preparation, seeding and planting, and irrigation and fertilization. The other side of silence is violence, or as the author himself states on pagea result of that incidental little appendage to the male anatomy.

This is a book filled with rape and blood. So unless youre brimming with rage and hurt, it will be a pointless read/5. to accelerate this process.

The objectives of disturbed land restoration are to help the desert heal quickly and provide habitat for animals while creating a more aesthetically pleasing experience for visitors. Restoration of Disturbed Lands August Background Disturbed Lands Disturbances can be caused by nature, such as a fire.

Restoring Value to the WorId's Degraded Lands by Gretchen C. Daily () The author is with Energy and Resources Group, Building T-4, RoomUniversity of California, Berkeley, CAUSA.

Ed., The Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands (Westview, Boulder, CO, ). Arid lands, defined as arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas, are among the world’s most fragile ecosystems, made more so by periodic droughts and increasing overexploitation of meagre resources.

Arid lands cover around 30 % of the world’s land area and are inhabited by about one billion people, aFile Size: KB. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

Scope of interest Land, population, culture in major natural and cultural regions of arid southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico, with emphasis on changing character of environment due to human occupancy, arid lands, landforms, climate, hydrology, soils, vegetation, and animal life, and particular emphasis on interaction of these phenomena.

Environmental restoration is closely allied with (or perhaps sometimes used interchangeably with) ecological restoration or environmental the U.S., remediation is the term used more in the realms of industry, public policy, and the civil services.

Environmental restoration is a term common in the citizens’ environmental movement. In the edition of his book Restoring the. Overview of the Collection. Repository: American Association for the Advancement of Science Archives, New York Avenue, NW, Washington, [email protected] Creator: AAAS Committee on Arid Lands Title: AAAS Committee on Arid Lands Records Dates: Quantity: linear feet (44 boxes) Abstract: AAAS's earliest concern with the ecology and development of arid lands began.

Cite this Record. Reclamation of Disturbed Arid Lands. Robert A. Wright. (tDAR id: ). One of the most critical challenges faced in restoration of disturbed arid lands is the limited availability of topsoil. In post-mining restoration, alternative soil substrates such as mine waste could be an adequate growth media to alleviate the topsoil deficit, but these materials often lack appropriate soil characteristics to support the development and survival of by: Vierra E, Webb H, Girty G () Unravelling the development of a spheroidally weathered diorite-gabbro, Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve, Peninsular Ranges, southern California, USA Catena Allen, E.

The Reconstruction of disturbed arid lands: an ecological approach. Westview Press, Washington, D.C. Abell, D. @article{osti_, title = {Role of pioneer species in revegetation of disturbed desert areas}, author = {Wallace, A.

and Romney, E.M.}, abstractNote = {The northern Mojave Desert, as are many deserts, is characterized in part by small fertile islands in which exist individual shrub clumps each containing two or more plants. These fertile sites promote characteristic organization of both.

Restoration and Ecology of Arid Lands Team (FRESC) The focus of our research is on the restoration and monitoring of the plants and soils of the Intermountain West.

Our lab is part of the Snake River Field Station, but is located in Corvallis, Oregon. Research topics include fire rehabilitation effects and effectiveness, indicators of rangeland.

Whitford, W. Decomposition and nutrient cycling in disturbed arid ecosystems. in E. Allen (ed.). The Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Westview Press, Boulder, CO.

Whitford, W. The importance of the biodiversity of soil biota in arid ecosystems. Reclamation of Naturally Inaccessible Areas Land reclamation makes otherwise inaccessible pdf available for human use.

Swamps, deserts, and submerged coastal lands are naturally inaccessible; surface mines, waste-disposal sites, and municipal landfills are waste areas created by human activity.Environmental Restoration: The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is environmental restoration.

Six Superlative Sources The Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands. Westview Press, p.Plants produced for disturbed arid sites, ebook growth is commonly limited by water or nutrients, should have a large, active root system because uptake of nutrients and water is increased with greater root biomass (Barbour et al., ).