Monitoring with Lichens — Monitoring Lichens

  • Pier Luigi Nimis
  • Christoph Scheidegger
  • Patricia A. Wolseley

Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAIV, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Monitoring with Lichens — Monitoring Lichens

    1. P. L. Nimis, C. Scheidegger, P. A. Wolseley
      Pages 1-4
  3. Monitoring Lichens as Indicators of Pollution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. P. L. Nimis, O. W. Purvis
      Pages 7-10
    3. R. Kricke, S. Loppi
      Pages 21-37
    4. C. Van Haluwyn, C. M. Van Herk
      Pages 39-64
    5. R. Bargagli, I. Mikhailova
      Pages 65-84
    6. M. R. D. Seaward
      Pages 85-96
    7. D. Cuny, M. L. Pignata, I. Kranner, R. Beckett
      Pages 97-110
    8. M. Ferretti, W. Erhardt
      Pages 111-139
  4. Monitoring Lichen Diversity and Ecosystem Function

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. S. Will-Wolf, C. Scheidegger
      Pages 143-145
    3. S. Will-Wolf, C. Scheidegger, B. McCune
      Pages 147-162
    4. G. Insarov, B. Schroeter
      Pages 183-201
    5. S. Will-Wolf, P.-A. Esseen, P. Neitlich
      Pages 203-222
    6. A. Aptroot, P. W. James
      Pages 239-253
    7. A. Fletcher, R. Crump
      Pages 255-266
  5. Methods For Monitoring Lichens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-403
    2. P. A. Wolseley, D. J. Hill
      Pages 269-272
    3. J. Asta, W. Erhardt, M. Ferretti, F. Fornasier, U. Kirschbaum, P. L. Nimis et al.
      Pages 273-279
    4. S. Loppi, P. Giordani, G. Brunialti, D. Isocrono, R. Piervittori
      Pages 281-284
    5. B. Spiro, J. Morrisson, O. W. Purvis
      Pages 311-315
    6. R. Kricke
      Pages 333-336
    7. O. W. Purvis, L. Erotokritou, P. A. Wolseley, B. Williamson, H. Read
      Pages 337-341
    8. C. Scheidegger, U. Groner, C. Keller, S. Stofer
      Pages 359-365
    9. D. Mccarthy
      Pages 379-383
    10. J.-C. Walser, C. Scheidegger
      Pages 385-390
    11. A. Aptroot, L. Sparrius
      Pages 395-398
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 405-408

About this book


A comprehensive, up-to-date review of lichens as biomonitors of air pollution (bioindication, metal and radionuclide accumulation, biomarkers), and as monitors of environmental change (including global climate change and biodiversity loss) in a wide array of terrestrial habitats. Several methods for using lichens as biomonitors are described in a special section of the book.


Air pollution Biodiversity Biomonitoring Eutrophication contaminants ecosystem ecosystems environment environmental management forest pollution

Editors and affiliations

  • Pier Luigi Nimis
    • 1
  • Christoph Scheidegger
    • 2
  • Patricia A. Wolseley
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of BiologyThe UniversityTriesteItaly
  2. 2.WSLSwiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape ResearchBirmensdorfSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of BotanyThe Natural History MuseumLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-0430-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0423-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-1238
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