Aniz, M. Mercè

High Mountain Conservation in a Changing World

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Table of contents

Part I. Current Challenges of High Mountain Conservation

1. The High Mountain Conservation in a Changing World
Jordi Catalan, Josep M. Ninot, M. Mercè Aniz

2. Trade-offs in High Mountain Conservation
Francisco Lloret

Part II. Developing a Historical Perspective of the High Mountain Social-Ecological System

3. Molecular Biogeography of the High Mountain Systems of Europe: An Overview
Thomas Schmitt

4. The Beginning of High Mountain Occupations in the Pyrenees. Human Settlements and Mobility from 18,000cal BC to 2000cal BC
Ermengol Gassiot Ballbè, Niccolò Mazzucco, Ignacio Clemente Conte, David Rodríguez Antón, Laura Obea Gómez, Manuel Quesada Carrasco, Sara Díaz Bonilla

5. The Role of Environmental Geohistory in High-Mountain Landscape Conservation
Albert Pèlachs, Ramon Pérez-Obiol, Joan Manuel Soriano, Raquel Cunill, Marie-Claude Bal, Juan Carlos García-Codron

6. The Multiple Factors Explaining Decline in Mountain Forests: Historical Logging and Warming-Related Drought Stress is Causing Silver-Fir Dieback in the Aragón Pyrenees
J. Julio Camarero

Part III. Emerging Values in Mountain Conservation

7. Towards a Microbial Conservation Perspective in High Mountain Lakes
Emilio O. Casamayor

8. Why Should We Preserve Fishless High Mountain Lakes?
Marc Ventura, Rocco Tiberti, Teresa Buchaca, Danilo Buñay, Ibor Sabás, Alexandre Miró

9. Are Soil Carbon Stocks in Mountain Grasslands Compromised by Land-Use Changes?
Jordi Garcia-Pausas, Joan Romanyà, Francesc Montané, Ana I. Rios, Marc Taull, Pere Rovira, Pere Casals

10. The Importance of Reintroducing Large Carnivores: The Brown Bear in the Pyrenees
Santiago Palazón

Part IV. Global Change and High Mountain Conservation

11. Life-History Responses to the Altitudinal Gradient
Paola Laiolo, José Ramón Obeso

12. Non-equilibrium in Alpine Plant Assemblages: Shifts in Europe’s Summit Floras
Christian Rixen, Sonja Wipf

13. Changes in Climate, Snow and Water Resources in the Spanish Pyrenees: Observations and Projections in a Warming Climate
Enrique Morán-Tejeda, Juan Ignacio López-Moreno, Alba Sanmiguel-Vallelado

14. Atmospheric Chemical Loadings in the High Mountain: Current Forcing and Legacy Pollution
Lluís Camarero

15. Importance of Long-Term Studies to Conservation Practice: The Case of the Bearded Vulture in the Pyrenees
Antoni Margalida

16. Monitoring Global Change in High Mountains
Regino Zamora, Antonio J. Pérez-Luque, Francisco J. Bonet

Keywords: Environment, Nature Conservation, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Ecosystems, Environmental Geography

Publication year
Advances in Global Change Research
Page amount
14 pages
Natural Sciences
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