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Document type:
Buchbeitrag 
Author(s):
Mosandl, R.; Günter, S. 
Title:
Sustainable management of tropical mountain forests in Ecuador 
Pages contribution:
S. 177-193 
Abstract:
The extent of forest resources and biodiversity are two major elements of the FAO definition of sustainability. As deforestation rate and, presumably, loss of biodiversity in Ecuador are the highest in South America, land use in this country is not sustainable. Our research in a megadiverse mountain rainforest ecosystem in the Andes of South Ecuador demonstrates the feasibility of forest and biodiversity conservation by means of scientifically based forest management. Natural succession may...    »
 
Editor:
Gradstein, S.R.; Homeier, J.; Gansert D. 
Book title:
The Tropical Mountain Forest 
Book subtitle:
Patterns and Processes in a Biodiversity Hotspot 
Volume:
Biodiversity and Ecology Series, Band 2 
Publisher:
Universitätsverlag Göttingen 
Publisher address:
Göttingen 
Year:
2008 
Print-ISBN:
ISBN-13: 978-3-940344-22-9 
Bookseries ISSN:
ISSN: 1863-3935 
Language:
en 
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl für Waldbau 
Format:
Text 
Ingested:
04.02.2009 
Last change:
04.02.2009