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dc.contributor.authorCernusca A
dc.contributor.authorTappeiner U
dc.contributor.authorBayfield N
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-16T15:09:52Z
dc.date.available2018-11-16T15:09:52Z
dc.date.issued1999
dc.identifier.isbn3-8263-3289-X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10863/7257
dc.description.abstractLand-use changes are considered to be the major driving forces of changes in ecosystem function and dynamics, and in landscape pattern, and may exert a major impact on global climate changes. In the ecologically sensitive mountain areas there is a particular need for integrated research on effects of land-use changes, which identifies major processes and indicators for sustainable rural development. The EU-Framework-IV-TERI project ECOMONT investigates ecological effects of land-use changes in European mountain areas. The present volume provides an integrated publication of the concepts and methods developed and applied within ECOMONT, merging a broad range of state-of-the-art methods into a novel perspective of interdisciplinary ecosystem research. The approach is illustrated by a number of project results. The volume covers a vast range of topics, including spatial patterns and processes (GIS, remote sensing), plant, ecosystem and landscape pools and fluxes of carbon, water and nitrogen, functional biodiversity, plant-animal interactions and potential risks. This volume shows up the possibilities of interdisciplinary ecosystem research of relevance far beyond the topic treated.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherBlackwell-Wiss.-Verl.en_US
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dc.titleLand use changes in European mountain ecosystems: ECOMONT - concepts and resultsen_US
dc.typeBooken_US
dc.date.updated2018-11-16T15:03:00Z
dc.language.isiEN-GB
dc.description.fulltextnoneen_US


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