Book Volume 58 2014
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Managing Protected Areas in Central and Eastern Europe Under Climate Change


ISBN: 978-94-007-7959-4 (Print) 978-94-007-7960-0 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-13

      Natural Heritage at Risk by Climate Change

  3. Climate Change and Potential Impacts in Central and Eastern Europe

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

    2. Chapter

      Pages 17-30

      Climate Change in Central and Eastern Europe

    3. Chapter

      Pages 31-43

      Effects of Climate Change on the Hydrological Cycle in Central and Eastern Europe

    4. Chapter

      Pages 45-60

      Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Protected Habitats

  4. Tools and Concepts for Climate Change Adapted Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

    2. Chapter

      Pages 63-76

      Climate Change Impact Modelling Cascade – Benefits and Limitations for Conservation Management

    3. Chapter

      Pages 77-94

      Indicators for Monitoring Climate Change-Induced Effects on Habitats – A Wetlands Perspective

    4. Chapter

      Pages 95-113

      Remote Sensing-Based Monitoring of Potential Climate-Induced Impacts on Habitats

    5. Chapter

      Pages 115-134

      Assessment of Climate-Induced Impacts on Habitats

    6. Chapter

      Pages 135-158

      Legal Aspects of Climate Change Adaptation

    7. Chapter

      Pages 159-172

      A Methodical Framework for Climate Change-Adapted Management in Protected Areas

  5. Approaches to Adapt Management to Impacts of Climate Change in Selected Areas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-173

    2. Chapter

      Pages 175-184

      Monitoring Concept of Climate-Induced Impacts on Peat Bog Vegetation in Pokljuka Plateau in Triglav National Park, Slovenia

    3. Chapter

      Pages 185-195

      Concept for the Monitoring of Climate Induced Impacts on Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) in Triglav National Park, Slovenia

    4. Chapter

      Pages 197-207

      Suggested Management Measures for Natura 2000 Habitats in Körös-Maros National Park, Hungary

    5. Chapter

      Pages 209-232

      Climate-Induced Challenges for Wetlands: Revealing the Background for the Adaptive Ecosystem Management in the Biebrza Valley, Poland

    6. Chapter

      Pages 233-242

      Habitat Changes Caused by Sea Level Rise, Driven by Climate Change in the Northern Adriatic Coastal Wetlands, Slovenia

    7. Chapter

      Pages 243-257

      Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Forest Habitats in the Biosphere Reserve Vessertal-Thuringian Forest in Germany

    8. Chapter

      Pages 259-266

      Potential Impact of Climate Change on Alpine Habitats from Bucegi Natural Park, Romania

    9. Chapter

      Pages 267-278

      Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Habitats and Their Effects on Invasive Plant Species in Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

    10. Chapter

      Pages 279-288

      Reproduction Biology of an Alien Invasive Plant: A Case of Drought-Tolerant Aster squamatus on the Northern Adriatic Seacoast, Slovenia

  6. Conclusion and Recommendations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 289-289

    2. Chapter

      Pages 291-303

      Conclusions and Recommendations for Adapting Conservation Management in the Face of Climate Change

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 305-308