The Resource The fragmented forest : island biogeography theory and the preservation of biotic diversity, Larry D. Harris ; with a foreword by Kenton R. Miller

The fragmented forest : island biogeography theory and the preservation of biotic diversity, Larry D. Harris ; with a foreword by Kenton R. Miller

Label
The fragmented forest : island biogeography theory and the preservation of biotic diversity
Title
The fragmented forest
Title remainder
island biogeography theory and the preservation of biotic diversity
Statement of responsibility
Larry D. Harris ; with a foreword by Kenton R. Miller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Larry D
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH75
LC item number
.H37 1984
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QH75
NAL item number
.H37 1984
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Chicago original paperback
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nature conservation
  • Biogeography
  • Island ecology
  • Nature
  • Biogéographie
  • Écologie des îles
  • Biogeography
  • Island ecology
  • Nature conservation
Label
The fragmented forest : island biogeography theory and the preservation of biotic diversity, Larry D. Harris ; with a foreword by Kenton R. Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 183-199
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: Problem setting. Introduction ; The approach -- Part 2: Current states of nature. The natural forest community. High latitude and Mediterranean climate ; Canopy height and massivity of forest ; Conifer dominance ; Highly dissected topography ; Structural characteristics ; The unique combination of characteristics -- Forest trends and patterns. Ownership ; Depletion ; Current distribution ; Miscellaneous changes ; Focus on the Willamette National Forest -- Animal comunity characteristics / Larry D. Harris and Chris Maser. General characteristics ; Unique faunal characteristics ; Ordination of species ; Richness vs diversity -- Part 3: Analysis of alternatives. The applicability of insular biogeography. Two types of islands ; Species-area relations ; Local extinction and community change ; Isolation effects ; The distinction between true island biogeography and habitat islands -- Genetic resources and biotic diversity / Larry D. Harris, Michael E. McGlothlen and Michael N. Manlove. Endangered species ; Within-species diversity ; Faunal preservation vs. maximum species richness ; The equivalence of species ; Ecosystems and the landscape mosaic -- Evaluation of alternative approaches. The total area requirement ; Effective habitat island size ; Size vs. number ; Interisland distance ; Mammal home-range sizes and travel distances -- Part 4: A planning strategy. A system of long-rotation islands. Long-rotation islands vs. old-growth islands ; Long-rotation islands characteristics ; Island size frequency distribution ; Spatial distribution of islands ; Travel corridors and connectivity of islands -- Fitting the system to the landscape -- Summary and characteristics of the island archipelago approach -- Appendix 1: Scientific names of species cited in text -- Appendix 2: Volume of timber cut from the Willamette National Forest, 1905-81 -- Appendix 3: Approximate acreage cut from different elevational zones -- Appendix 4: Forty-five terrestrial vertebrate species of the western Cascades that require cavities, snags, and fallen logs -- Appendix 5: List of research natural areas and comparable preserves in western Oregon and western Washington
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 211 pages
Isbn
9780226317649
Lccn
84000144
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10458245
  • (OCoLC)ocm10458245
Label
The fragmented forest : island biogeography theory and the preservation of biotic diversity, Larry D. Harris ; with a foreword by Kenton R. Miller
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 183-199
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: Problem setting. Introduction ; The approach -- Part 2: Current states of nature. The natural forest community. High latitude and Mediterranean climate ; Canopy height and massivity of forest ; Conifer dominance ; Highly dissected topography ; Structural characteristics ; The unique combination of characteristics -- Forest trends and patterns. Ownership ; Depletion ; Current distribution ; Miscellaneous changes ; Focus on the Willamette National Forest -- Animal comunity characteristics / Larry D. Harris and Chris Maser. General characteristics ; Unique faunal characteristics ; Ordination of species ; Richness vs diversity -- Part 3: Analysis of alternatives. The applicability of insular biogeography. Two types of islands ; Species-area relations ; Local extinction and community change ; Isolation effects ; The distinction between true island biogeography and habitat islands -- Genetic resources and biotic diversity / Larry D. Harris, Michael E. McGlothlen and Michael N. Manlove. Endangered species ; Within-species diversity ; Faunal preservation vs. maximum species richness ; The equivalence of species ; Ecosystems and the landscape mosaic -- Evaluation of alternative approaches. The total area requirement ; Effective habitat island size ; Size vs. number ; Interisland distance ; Mammal home-range sizes and travel distances -- Part 4: A planning strategy. A system of long-rotation islands. Long-rotation islands vs. old-growth islands ; Long-rotation islands characteristics ; Island size frequency distribution ; Spatial distribution of islands ; Travel corridors and connectivity of islands -- Fitting the system to the landscape -- Summary and characteristics of the island archipelago approach -- Appendix 1: Scientific names of species cited in text -- Appendix 2: Volume of timber cut from the Willamette National Forest, 1905-81 -- Appendix 3: Approximate acreage cut from different elevational zones -- Appendix 4: Forty-five terrestrial vertebrate species of the western Cascades that require cavities, snags, and fallen logs -- Appendix 5: List of research natural areas and comparable preserves in western Oregon and western Washington
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 211 pages
Isbn
9780226317649
Lccn
84000144
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10458245
  • (OCoLC)ocm10458245

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