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Title British Columbia's inland rainforest [electronic resource] : ecology, conservation, and management / Susan K. Stevenson [and others] ; with Bob Drinkwater [and others].

Imprint Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 432 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-405) and indexes.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction -- 2. The Physical Setting -- Geographic Distribution and Climate -- Physiography, Glacial History, and Landforms -- Soils -- 3. Ecology and Productivity -- Forest Cover and Dynamics -- Plant Communities of the Inland Rainforest -- Site Productivity and Tree Growth Potential -- Natural Disturbance Regimes -- Biodiversity -- Vascular Plants and Plant Communities -- Canopy Organisms and Forest Floor Associations -- Wildlife Trees and Coarse Woody Debris -- Wildlife -- Streams and Their Trophic Interactions with the Riparian Forest -- 4. Changing Communities, Changing Values, Changing Uses -- Historical Overview -- First Peoples and Traditional Use -- European Exploration and Settlement -- Early Development of the Forest Industry.
Expansion of the Interior Forest Industry -- Cultural Values and Uses -- Spiritual Values -- Animals, Plants, Fungi, and Lichens -- Outdoor Recreation -- Conservation Trends -- Protected Areas -- Land-Use Planning -- 5. Changing Forests: Timber Harvesting and Silviculture -- The "Decadent" Forest -- Historical Trends in Harvesting and Reforestation -- Western Redcedar and Western Hemlock Harvesting Trends -- Reforestation Trends -- Trends in Forest Species Composition -- Silviculture and Stand Dynamics: Current and Emerging Perspectives -- Historical Reforestation Practices and Issues -- The Role of Natural and Advance Regeneration -- The Role of Broad-Leaved Trees -- Silvicultural Strategies for Retaining Structural Complexity -- 6. Changing Ecosystems: Forest Management Effects on Biodiversity -- Plant Communities -- Threats to Rare Plants and Communities.
Invasive Species -- Canopy Organisms -- Wildlife Trees and Coarse Woody Debris -- Wildlife -- Aquatic Environments -- Effects of Logging on Watersheds -- Effects of Dams, Reservoirs, and Run-of-River Hydro Development -- 7. Changing Climate: Carbon Dynamics and Climate Change -- Carbon Dynamics -- Climate Change: Impacts and Mitigation -- Potential Impacts of Future Climate Change -- Mitigative Strategies -- 8. Managing Ecological Landscape Patterns and Processes -- Protection Strategy -- Structural Diversity Strategy -- Intensive Management Strategy -- 9. A Vision for a Unique Ecosystem -- Appendices -- 1. Boundaries of British Columbia Forest Regions and Districts before and after 1 April 2003 -- 2. Status and Seasonal Abundance of Wildlife of the Inland Rainforest -- 3. Common and Scientific Names of Species Not Listed in Appendix 2.
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Subject Temperate rain forest ecology -- British Columbia.
Temperate rain forest conservation -- British Columbia.
Temperate rain forests -- British Columbia -- Management.
Temperate rain forests -- British Columbia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Stevenson, Susan K.
Drinkwater, Bob.
Other Form: Print version: British Columbia's inland rainforest. Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2011 9780774818490 (OCoLC)676689906
ISBN 9780774818513 (electronic bk.)
0774818514 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613054302