Table of Contents

pt. 1. Human impacts on North American forests.
pt. 2. The Lost Pines narrative.
pt. 3. An evolutionary synthesis.
pt. 4. A first approximation for the future.
Focusing on the example of the "Lost Pines forest of Texas", this book contextualises the present-day conservation of the Lost Pines within its wealth of historical and geological records. This in turn presents a realistic example for examining evolutionary dynamics models and how they can guide management of temperate pine forests under the uncertainty of future climate change. Synthesising knowledge from many scholarly disciplines, and presenting the latest knowledge on how temperate forests respond to climate change, the book provides insight into how resource professionals actual.
Williams, Claire G