Fire in Mediterranean ecosystems : ecology, evolution and management [E-Book] / Jon E. Keeley [and others].
Keeley, Jon E., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
1 online resource (vi, 515 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Section I. Introduction: 1. Mediterranean-type climate ecosystems and fire; 2. Fire and the fire regime framework; 3. Fire related plant traits
  • Section II. Regional Patterns: 4. Fire in the Mediterranean basin; 5. Fire in California; 6. Fire in Chile; 7. Fire in the Cape region of South Africa; 8. Fire in southern Australia
  • Section III. Comparative Ecology, Evolution and Management: 9. Fire-adaptive trait evolution; 10. Fire and the origins of Mediterranean-type vegetation; 11. Plant diversity and fire; 12. Alien species and fire; 13. Fire management of Mediterranean landscapes; 14. Climate, fire and geology in the convergence of Mediterranean-type climate ecosystems.