Up-to-date comprehensive second edition of a definitive text on restoration ecology theory. The only book on restoration ecology with extensive examples of how theoretical concepts can be used in practical, on-the-ground restoration contexts. Provides advanced undergraduate and graduate students a strong theoretical foundation in the ecological science underlying restoration practice.
Margaret A. Palmer is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and Director of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center. Joy B. Zedler is the Aldo Leopold Professor of Restoration Ecology and Professor of Botany at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Donald A. Falk is Associate Professor at the University of Arizona School of Natural Resources and the Environment, with joint appointments at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and the Institute of the Environments.
"One of the most comprehensive books on [restoration
ecology]...this book will be interesting to and useful for
several audiences."-- "Conservation Biology"
"The second edition of Foundations of Restoration Ecology, edited by Margaret Palmer, Joy Zedler, and Donald Falk, stands out as providing the most up-to-date overview of the linkages between theoretical ecology and restoration ecology...improves, updates, and expands on the first edition, reflecting the growth of the discipline of restoration ecology over the past 10 years...a valuable resource."-- "Restoration Ecology"