12. Restoration of Temperate Forests: An European Approach

  1. Jelte van Andel3 and
  2. James Aronson4
  1. Anton Fischer1 and
  2. Holger Fischer2

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch12

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

How to Cite

Fischer, A. and Fischer, H. (2012) Restoration of Temperate Forests: An European Approach, 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.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    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

    Technische Universität München, Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Management, Centre of Life and Food Sciences, Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2, D-85354 Freising, Germany

  2. 2

    Technical University Dresden, Institute of Silviculture and Forest Protection, P.O. Box 1117, D-01737 Tharandt, Germany

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:

  • temperate forest restoration, the European approach;
  • forest restoration, landscape into a ‘more natural’ situation;
  • potential natural vegetation (PNV);
  • the way ‘back’ from ecosystem levels, to temperate forests;
  • Nürnberger Reichswald in Germany, the oldest managed forest;
  • Loess Plateau in central China, and forest utilization;
  • conservation of forests in temperate, for sustainability;
  • rehabilitation, forest regeneration after wind throw;
  • agricultural land afforestation, in landscape planning;
  • post-mining landscapes, ‘point zero’ of ecosystem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Brief History: Temperate Forests and Human Impact

  • Steps Towards Forest Restoration: Between Primeval Forest and Sterile Substrate

  • Perspectives