Vegetation Survey and Classification of Subtropical Forests of Southern Africa

This book highlights classification patterns and underlying ecological drivers structuring the vegetation of selected indigenous subtropical forests in South Africa. It uses original field sampling and advanced numerical data analysis to examine three major types of forest – Albany Coastal Forests,...

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Main Author: Mucina, Ladislav
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2018, 2018
Series:Geobotany Studies, Basics, Methods and Case Studies
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book highlights classification patterns and underlying ecological drivers structuring the vegetation of selected indigenous subtropical forests in South Africa. It uses original field sampling and advanced numerical data analysis to examine three major types of forest – Albany Coastal Forests, Pondoland Coastal Scarp and Eastern Scarp – all of which are of high conservation value. Offering a unique and systematic assessment of South African ecology in unprecedented detail, the book could serve as a model for future vegetation surveys of forests not only in Africa, but also around the globe
Physical Description:XVIII, 238 p. 35 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319678313