Assembly Rules And Restoration Ecology

Author: Vicky M. Temperton
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597265904
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Assembly Rules and Restoration Ecology, edited by Vicky M. Temperton, Richard J. Hobbs, Tim Nuttle, and Stefan Halle, addresses that shortcoming, offering an introduction, overview, and synthesis of the potential role of assembly rules ...

Ecological Assembly Rules

Author: Evan Weiher
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521655330
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Considers the evidence for the existence of unifying rules controlling the formation and maintenance of ecological communities.

Restoration Ecology

Author: Jelte van Andel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444309188
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The search for assembly rules makes ecological knowledge explicit, rather than
implying a philosophy on the identity of a plant community. Though a community
is not just the summing up of its individual components, it should not be
considered as an organismal entity either. Interactions between species are
generally considered as mechanisms that affect community structure and provide
the community with emergent properties as compared to the sum of the
component individuals ...

Wetland Ecology

Author: Paul A. Keddy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521739675
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... some larger frameworks for studying the relationships between ecological
properties and conservation biology. Assembly rules, functional groups, and
restoration ecology receive particular attention. The book has been prepared with
several audiences in mind. Preface to the first edition.

Fifty Years Of Invasion Ecology

Author: David M. Richardson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444330004
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Restoration Ecology, 4, 93–110. Hobbs R.J. & Suding K.N. (eds) (2009) New
Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration. Island Press, Washington, DC.
Hodges, K.E. (2008) Defining the problem: terminology and progress in ecology.
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 6, 35 –42. ... Temperton, V.M., Hobbs,
R.J., Nuttle, T.J. & Halle, S. (eds) (2004) Assembly Rules and Restoration
Ecology: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice. Island Press,
Washington, DC.

Natural Areas Journal

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Reviewed by K. Andrew West Shawnee National Forest USDA Forest Service
Murphysboro IL Assembly Rules and Restoration Ecology: Bridging the Gap
between Theory and Practice Vicky M. Temperton, Richard J. Hobbs, Tim Nuttle,
and Stefan Halle (Editors) Island Press, NY 439 p., paperback. 2004 [ISBN 1-
55963-375-1] Nearly 20 years ago, Anthony Bradshaw suggested that restoration
would prove an "acid test" for ecological theory. By many measures, this promise
has ...

Old Fields

Author: Richard J. Hobbs
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610910989
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Dynamics and Restoration of Abandoned Farmland Richard J. Hobbs Viki A.
Cramer. Chapter ... Viki A. Cramer The problem of community assembly in
vegetation has been examined in depth by plant ecologists since the early
twentieth century, and understanding the processes that determine the patterns
and numbers of species within a ... Yet ecological science is in transition, with a
shift in emphasis from equilibrium to nonequilibrium dynamics in theoretical
ecology (Holling 1998).

Restoring Wildlife

Author: Michael L. Morrison
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597269407
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Ecological Concepts and Practical Applications Michael L. Morrison. Chapter 5.
Assemblages. Based on results of over a decade of research on birds of New
Guinea and its satellite islands, Diamond (1975) developed assembly rules,
which described broad patterns of species co-occurrence. For example ... The
concepts developed in this chapter help form the foundation for identifying the
desired condition for wildlife in a restoration plan that I discuss 84 Chapter 5:

Nature And Experience In The Culture Of Delusion

Author: D. Kidner
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230391362
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40. Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, 2; 6;9. 41. Boyle,
Schizophrenia: A Scientific Delusion? 42. O'Hanlon, 'Not strategic, not systemic'.
43. MartínBaró,Writingsfor aLiberation Psychology, 111. 44. Desjarlais,
Eisenberg,Good, and Kleinman, World Mental Health,55. 45. Prigogine and
Stengers, Order out of Chaos, 46. 46. Temperton and Hobbs, 'The search for
ecological assembly rules and its relevance to restoration ecology'. 47. '
Theecology of orderand chaos' ...

Ecological Entomology

Author: Carl B. Huffaker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471244837
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Since understanding the assembly process is important for restoration ecology,
conservation biology, and biological control, community ecologists need to know
what rules govern the assembly process (l.awton 1995). In this chapter, we
review theoretical and empirical studies that shed light on this issue. The
theoretical literature on invasions and community assembly can be divided
roughly into two camps: the in-depth analysis of simpler systems and Monte
Carlo simulations of ...