Search for dissertations about: " species-area relationship"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word  species-area relationship.

  1. 1. Biodiversity in fragmented boreal forests assessing the past, the present and the future

    Author : Håkan Berglund; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecology; bryophytes;  CWD;  edge effects;  fragmentation;  fungi;  habitat destruction;  historical records;  indicator;  lichens;  regression;  species-area relationship;  value pyramids;  woody debris ; Ekologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi; ekologisk botanik; Ecological Botany;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis are to (1) analyze the predictability (indicators) of plant and fungal species diversity in old-growth forests, and (2) assess the history and biodiversity of woodland key habitats (WKHs) and their potential to maintain species diversity in fragmented boreal forest landscapes. Predictability was explored in Granlandet nature reserve, an unexploited landscape composed of discrete old-growth Picea forest patches of varying size isolated by wetland, reflecting conditions of insular biota at stochastic equilibrium. READ MORE