11. Restoration of Mediterranean-Type Woodlands and Shrublands

  1. Jelte van Andel6 and
  2. James Aronson7
  1. V. Ramón Vallejo1,
  2. Edith B. Allen2,
  3. James Aronson7,
  4. Juli G. Pausas3,
  5. Jordi Cortina4 and
  6. Julio R. Gutierrez5

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch11

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

How to Cite

Vallejo, V. R., Allen, E. B., Aronson, J., Pausas, J. G., Cortina, J. and Gutierrez, J. R. (2012) Restoration of Mediterranean-Type Woodlands and Shrublands, 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.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 6

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

  2. 7

    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

    Centro de Estudios Ambientales del Mediterráneo (CEAM), C/ Charles R. Darwin 14, Parc Tecnologic, 46980 Paterna, Valencia, Spain

  2. 2

    University of California, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences and Center for Conservation Biology, Batchelor Hall 2129, Riverside, CA 92521-0124, USA

  3. 3

    Centro de Investigaciones sobre Desertificación (CIDE-CSIC), IVIA Campus, Ctra. Nàquera Km. 4.5, 46113 Montcada, Valencia, Spain

  4. 4

    University of Alicante, Department of Ecology, Apartado de Correos 99, 03080 Alicante, Spain

  5. 5

    Centro de Estudios Avanzados, en Zonas Aridas, Instituto de Ecologia y Biodiversidad, Departamento de Biologia, Universidad de La Serena, Casilla 599, La Serena, Chile

  6. 7

    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:

  • Mediterranean-type woodland, shrubland restoration;
  • MCRs, the alpha, beta, gamma biodiversity, and natural wildfires;
  • Mediterranean Basin, and restoration of invaded systems;
  • anthropogenic transformation of landscapes, less intense;
  • processes affecting MCRs, land degradation, abandonment;
  • framework, for restoration of Mediterranean ecosystems;
  • reintroduction of hardwoods in degraded lands, with restoration;
  • plant–animal mutualisms, cost-efficient restoration plans;
  • MCRs, pilot regions in testing new ecological restoration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Restoration of Mediterranean-Type Woodlands and Shrublands

  • Perspectives

  • Acknowledgements