2005

Ecological Responses to the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens

ISBN: 978-0-387-23868-5 (Print) 978-0-387-28150-6 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Introduction

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      Pages 3-11

      Disturbance, Survival, and Succession: Understanding Ecological Responses to the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens

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      Pages 13-26

      Geological and Ecological Settings of Mount St. Helens Before May 18, 1980

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      Pages 27-44

      Physical Events, Environments, and Geological—Ecological Interactions at Mount St. Helens: March 1980–2004

  2. Survival and Establishment of Plant Communities

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      Pages 47-58

      Plant Responses in Forests of the Tephra-Fall Zone

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      Pages 59-73

      Plant Succession on the Mount St. Helens Debris-Avalanche Deposit

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      Pages 75-91

      Geomorphic Change and Vegetation Development on the Muddy River Mudflow Deposit

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      Pages 93-109

      Proximity, Microsites, and Biotic Interactions During Early Succession

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      Pages 111-123

      Remote Sensing of Vegetation Responses During the First 20 Years Following the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens: A Spatially and Temporally Stratified Analysis

  3. Survival and Establishment of Animal Communities

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      Pages 127-138

      Arthropods as Pioneers in the Regeneration of Life on the Pyroclastic-Flow Deposits of Mount St. Helens

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      Pages 139-150

      Posteruption Arthropod Succession on the Mount St. Helens Volcano: The Ground-Dwelling Beetle Fauna (Coleoptera)

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      Pages 151-161

      Causes and Consequences of Herbivory on Prairie Lupine (Lupinus lepidus) in Early Primary Succession

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      Pages 163-181

      Responses of Fish to the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens

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      Pages 183-197

      Amphibian Responses to the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens

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      Pages 199-218

      Small-Mammal Survival and Colonization on the Mount St. Helens Volcano: 1980–2002

  4. Responses of Ecosystem Processes

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      Pages 221-231

      Mycorrhizae and Mount St. Helens:Story of a Symbiosis

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      Pages 233-242

      Patterns of Decomposition and Nutrient Cycling Across a Volcanic Disturbance Gradient: A Case Study Using Rodent Carcasses

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      Pages 243-254

      Lupine Effects on Soil Development and Function During Early Primary Succession at Mount St. Helens

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      Pages 255-274

      Response and Recovery of Lakes

  5. Lessons Learned

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      Pages 277-286

      Ecological Perspectives on Management of the Mount St. Helens Landscape

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      Pages 287-299

      Overview of Ecological Responses to the Eruption of Mount St. Helens: 1980–2005