Restoring Disturbed Landscapes

Putting Principles into Practice

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ISBN: 978-1-61091-007-1 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. A Function-Based Approach to Restoring Disturbed Landscapes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Pages 3-5

      Our Approach to Restoring Disturbed Landscapes: A Five-Step Adaptive Procedure

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      Pages 7-17

      A Framework for How Landscapes Function

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      Pages 19-26

      Principles for Restoring Landscape Functionality

  3. Case Studies on Restoring Landscapes: Mine Sites and Rangelands

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 27-27

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      Pages 29-44

      Restoring Mined Landscapes

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      Pages 45-61

      Restoring Damaged Rangelands

  4. Scenarios for Restoring Landscapes:Mine Sites, Rangelands, Farmlands, and Roadsides

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-64

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      Pages 65-73

      Restoration of Mine-Site Waste-Rock Dumps

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      Pages 75-86

      Restoration of Mine-Site Tailings Storage Facilities

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      Pages 87-96

      Restoring Landscapes after Open-Cut Coal Mining

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      Pages 97-106

      Restoring Rangelands with an Overabundance of Shrubs

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      Pages 107-116

      Renewing Pastureland Functions Using Tree Belts

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      Pages 117-128

      Restoration of Former Farmlands Near Urban Developments

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      Pages 129-135

      Restoring Verges after Road Construction

  5. Monitoring Indicators

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-144

      Landscape Function Analysis: An Overview and Landscape Organization Indicators

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      Pages 145-150

      Landscape Function Analysis: Soil-surface Indicators

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      Pages 151-156

      Ephemeral Drainage-Line Assessments: Indicators of Stability

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      Pages 157-162

      Vegetation Assessments: Structure and Habitat Complexity Indicators

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      Pages 163-165

      Reflections on Restoring Landscapes: A Function-Based Adaptive Approach

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 167-189