Chapter 20. Avoiding Irreversible Change: Considerations for Vegetation Cover, Vegetation Structure and Species Composition

  1. David B. Lindenmayer and
  2. Richard J. Hobbs
  1. Joern Fischer and
  2. David B. Lindenmayer

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692400.ch20

Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation: Moving from Perspectives to Principles

Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation: Moving from Perspectives to Principles

How to Cite

Fischer, J. and Lindenmayer, D. B. (2008) Avoiding Irreversible Change: Considerations for Vegetation Cover, Vegetation Structure and Species Composition, in Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation: Moving from Perspectives to Principles (eds D. B. Lindenmayer and R. J. Hobbs), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692400.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405159142

Online ISBN: 9780470692400

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Keywords:

  • irreversible change;
  • vegetation cover;
  • vegetation structure;
  • species composition;
  • landscape design

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Thresholds, regime shifts and extinction cascades

  • Amount and configuration of native vegetation cover

  • Vegetation structure and associated disturbance regimes

  • Species composition

  • Implications for landscape design

  • Acknowledgements

  • References