1. Getting Started

  1. Jelte van Andel1 and
  2. James Aronson2
  1. Jelte van Andel1 and
  2. James Aronson2

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch1

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

How to Cite

van Andel, J. and Aronson, J. (2012) Getting Started, in Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition (eds J. van Andel and J. Aronson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Groningen, Community and Conservation Ecology Group, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, the Netherlands

  2. 2

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS-U.M.R. 5175), Centre d'Écologie Fonctionnelle et Évolutive (CEFE), 1919 route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Groningen, Community and Conservation Ecology Group, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, the Netherlands

  2. 2

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS-U.M.R. 5175), Centre d'Écologie Fonctionnelle et Évolutive (CEFE), 1919 route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336351

Online ISBN: 9781118223130

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Keywords:

  • restoration ecology, and getting started;
  • practical ecological restoration;
  • restoration ecology, future of conservation biology;
  • interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity;
  • safeguarding, repair of ‘nature,’ ecosystems and biodiversity;
  • ecological restoration, five components (aronson, 2010);
  • steady states and disturbance;
  • recognizing uncertainties in restoration;
  • hysteresis, factor of unpredictability, crucial to restoration;
  • ecological complexity, sequential references

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Views on Steady States and Disturbance

  • Views on Nature and Nature Conservation

  • Views on Restoration