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Fire in Mediterranean Ecosystems Ecology, Evolution and Management

ISBN-10: 0521824915

ISBN-13: 9780521824910

Edition: 2011

Authors: Jon Keeley, William Bond, Ross Bradstock, Juli G. Pausas, Philip W. Rundel

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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/30/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 522
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

James Aronson is a researcher at the Center of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology (CNRS) in Montpellier, France, and head of the Restoration Ecology group at the Missouri Botanical Garden, USA. João S. Pereira is a professor of ecology and president of the Scientific Council of the Technical University of Lisbon. Juli G. Pausas is an ecologist of the Spanish National Research Council CIDE, CSIC). His research focuses on ecology and evolution of Mediterranean plants.

Introduction
Mediterranean-type Climate Ecosystems and Fire
Fire and the Fire Regime Framework
Fire-related Plant Traits
Regional Patterns
Fire in the Mediterranean Basin
Fire in California
Fire in Chile
Fire in the Cape Region of South Africa
Fire in Southern Australia
Comparative Ecology, Evolution and Management
Fire-adaptive Trait Evolution
Fire and the Origins of Mediterranean-type Vegetation
Plant Diversity and Fire
Alien Species and Fire
Fire Management of Mediterranean Landscapes
Climate, Fire and Geology in the Convergence of Mediterranean-type Climate Ecosystems
References
Index