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Title: Proceedings of the symposium on dynamics and management of Mediterranean-type ecosystems, June 22-26
Author: Conrad, C. Eugene; Oechel, Walter C.
Source: USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PSW-058, 637 p.
Station ID: GTR-PSW-058
Description: The symposium, held at San Diego State University, provided information about the Mediterranean-type ecosystems found throughout the world. In the papers, and in brief summaries of poster displays, both researchers and managers addressed concerns relating to vegetation, fauna, soils, hydrology, fire, and planning. A Review and Follow-up section presents general comments of selected participants.
Key Words: Mediterranean climate, chaparral, plant succession, wildlife, soils, hydrology, fire management, biomass
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Front Matter and Table of Contents
Front Matter (175 KB)
Part 1: Perspectives
Symposium Perspectives for Managers and Scientists
The Purpose, Expectations, and Challenges of the Symposium 31 KB
Callaham, Robert Z.
Concerns and Costs of Managing Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems 41 KB
Leisz, Douglas R.
Needs and Opportunities in Chaparral Brushlands 35 KB
Applied and Basic Research in Mediterranean-Climate Ecosystems 50 KB
General Characteristics of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems 175 KB
Specht, R. L.
Regional Management of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems
Dynamic Conservation Management of Nontillable East Mediterranean Upland Ecosystems 334 KB
Regional Management of Mediterranean Ecosystems in Spain 353 KB
Carrera, José; Estanislao de Simon, A.; Fisac, Manuel
Biomass Production and Utilization of Natural Pastures in the Chilean Mediterranean Ecosystems 217 KB
Cañas, Raúl; Aguilar, Claudio; Paladines, Osvaldo; Muñoz, Gaby
Use and Management of Mediterranean Ecosystems in South Africa—Current Problems 342 KB
Kruger, F. J.
Multiple Use Management in a Mediterranean Ecosystem—the Jarrah Forest, a Case Study 2.3 MB
Shea, S. R.
Chaparral in Southern California 311 KB
Tyrrel, Robert R.
Chaparral in Arizona 313 KB
Bolander, Donald H.
Perspectives of Managing Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: A Summary and Synthesis 322 KB
Hunter, Serena C.
Part 2: Vegetation
Vegetation Classification and Plant Community Stability
Classifying Mediterranean Ecosystems in the Mediterranean Rim Countries and in Southwestern U.S.A. 142 KB
Marcel Barbero, and Pierre Quezel,
Vegetation Classification—California 90 KB
Paysen, Timothy E.
Chaparral Succession 110 KB
Vogl, Richard J.
Successional Dynamics of Chamise Chaparral: The Interface of Basic Research and Management 152 KB
Philip W. Rundel,
Coastal Sage Scrub Succession 178 KB
Westman, Walter E.
A Comparison of Two Types of Mediterranean Scrub in Israel and California 162 KB
Shmida, Avi; Barbour, Michael
Vegetation Classification and Plant Community Stability: A Summary and Synthesis 45 KB
Hanes, Ted L.
Utilization of Plant Population–Interactions and Management
Vegetation Changes in Mediterranean Australia Since European Settlement 119 KB
Fox, Marilyn D.
Prescribing Fire Frequencies in Cape Fynbos in Relation to Plant Demography 88 KB
Kruger, F. J.
Plant Demography and Chaparral Management in Southern California 86 KB
Zedler, Paul H.
The Role of Allelopathy, Heat, and Charred Wood in the Germination of Chaparral Herbs 167 KB
Keeley, Sterling C.; Keeley, Jon E.
Seasonality, Growth, and Net Productivity of Herbs and Shrubs of the Chilean Matorral 159 KB
Montenegro, Gloria; Aljaro,Maria E.; Walkowiak, Alan; Saenger, Ricardo
The Relation Between Root and Shoot Systems in Chaparral Shrubs 129 KB
Plant Population Interactions and Management: A Summary 27 KB
Miller, Philip C.
Utilization of Biomass in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems
Harvesting Chaparral Biomass for Energy—An Environmental Assessment 514 KB
Riggan, Philip J.; Dunn, Paul H.
Carbon Balance Studies in Chaparral Shrubs: Implications for Biomass Production 215 KB
Oechel, Walter C.
Maquis for Biomass 78 KB
Margaris, N. S.
Hardwood Biomass Inventories in California 148 KB
Pillsbury, Norman H. ; Kirkley, Michael L.
Screening Prosopis (Mesquite or Algarrobo) for Biofuel Production on Semiarid Lands 122 KB
Felker, Peter; Clark, Peter R.; Cannell, G. H.; Osborn, Joseph F.
The Potential of Utilizing Chaparral for Energy 56 KB
Toland, James R. S.
Utilization of Biomass in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: A Summary and Synthesis 107 KB
Conrad, C. Eugene
Part 3: Fauna
Fauna Research and Management Considerations in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems
Small Mammals, Habitat Components, and Fire in Southeastern Australia 135 KB
P. C. Catling, A. E. Newsome, and G. Dudzinski
The Effects of Fire Regime on Small Mammals in S.W. Cape Montane Fynbos (Cape Macchia) 162 KB
K. Willan and R. C. Bigalke
The Influence of Disturbance (Fire, Mining) on Ant and Small Mammal Species Diversity in Australian Heathland 155 KB
Barry J. Fox
An Ecological Comparison of Small Mammal Communities in California and Chile 181 KB
William E. Glanz and Peter L. Meserve
Plant Patterning in the Chilean Matorral: Are the Roles of Native and Exotic Mammals Different? 144 KB
Eduardo R. Fuentes and Javier A. Simonetti
Postburn Insect Fauna in Southern California Chaparral 134 KB
Don C. Force
Postfire Community Structure of Birds and Rodents in Southern California Chaparral 138 KB
W. O. Wirtz II
Management of Chaparral Habitat for Mule Deer and Mountain Sheep in Southern California 138 KB
Vernon C. Bleich and Stephen A. Holl
Response of Deer to Fuel Management Programs in Glenn and Colusa Counties, California 56 KB
Seasonal Changes in Chaparral Composition and Intake by Spanish Goats 189 KB
Ahmed E. Sidahmed, James G. Morris, Steven Radosevich, and Ling J. Koong
Angora Goats for Conversion of Arizona Chaparral: Early Results 99 KB
O. D. Knipe
Grazing Management of Evergreen Brushlands in Greece 1 MB
Research and Management of Animals in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: A Summary and Synthesis 226 KB
Ronald D. Quinn
Part 4: Soils
Soils Research and Management Considerations in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems
Atmospheric Precipitation as a Source of Nutrients in Chaparral Ecosystems 128 KB
Schlesinger, William H.; Gray, John T.
Biological Dinitrogen Fixation in Chaparral 95 KB
Productivity and Nutrient Cycling in the Early Postburn Chaparral Species Lotus scoparius 160 KB
Nilsen, Erik Tallak
Fertility Element Storage in Chaparral Vegetation, Leaf Litter, and Soil 252 KB
Zinke, Paul J.
Comparative Nutrient Relations in Adjacent Stands of Chaparral and Coastal Sage Scrub 102 KB
Gray, John T.
Nutrient Mineralization Processes in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems 148 KB
Marion, G. M.
Microbial Activity After Fire in a Phryganic East Mediterranean Ecosystem 170 KB
Arianoutsou-Faraggitaki, M.; Margaris, N. S.
Nutrients and Water Relations in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems 146 KB
Miller, P. C.
Stream Water Nutrient Changes Associated With the Conversion of Arizona Chaparral 139 KB
Davis, Edwin A.
Net Primary Productivity of Some California Soils Compared to Those of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona 141 KB
Alexander, Earl B.
Assessing the Effects of Management Actions on Soils and Mineral Cycling in Mediterranean Ecosystems 65 KB
DeBano, Leonard F.
Some Recent Aspects and Problems of Chaparral Plant Water Relations 216 KB
Roberts, Stephen W.
Soil and Nutrient Cycling in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: A Summary and Synthesis 282 KB
DeBano, Leonard F.; Dunn, Paul H.
Part 5: Hydrology
Hydrologic Research and Management Considerations of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems
Slope Stability Effects of Fuel Management Strategies—Inferences From Monte Carlo Simulations 167 KB
Rice, M.; Ziemer, R. R.; Hankin, S. C.
Runoff and Sedimentation Potentials Influenced by Litter and Slope on a Chaparral Community in Central Arizona 299 KB
Brock, John H.; DeBano, Leonard F.
Role of Fungi in Postfire Stabilization of Chaparral Ash Beds 55 KB
Dunn, Paul H.; Wells II, Wade G.; Dickey, Juliana; Wohlgemuth, Peter M.
Water Yield Changes Resulting From Treatment of Arizona Chaparral 405 KB
Hibbert, A. R.; Davis, E. A.; Knipe, O. D.
Influence of Prescribed Burning on Nutrient Budgets of Mountain Fynbos Catchments in the R. W. Cape, Rep. of S. Africa 132 KB
Van Wyk, D. B.
Effects of Vegetation Change on Shallow Land-sliding: Santa Cruz Island, California 169 KB
Brumbaugh, Robert W.; Renwick, William H.; Loeher, Larry L.
Erosion and Sedimentation as Part of the Natural System 54 KB
Howard, Robert B.
Erosion From Burned Watersheds in San Bernardino National Forest 66 KB
Estimating Hydrologic Values for Planning Wildland Fire Protection 94 KB
Anderson, Henry W. ; Phillips, Clinton B.
Upland Research Needs in the Southern California Inland/Coastal Sediment System 52 KB
Taylor, Brent D.
Fire-Loosened Sediment Menaces the City 31 KB
Bruington, Arthur E.
Vegetative Management Aspects of Flood Control and Water Projects 30 KB
Franklin, Scott E.
Hydrology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: A Summary and Synthesis 153 KB
Wells II, Wade G.
Part 6: Fire
Effects of Fire Management on Vegetation
Distribution of Lightning- and Man-Caused Wildfires in California 213 KB
Keeley, Jon E.
Fire History of the Santa Monica Mountains 135 KB
Radtke, Klaus W-H; Arndt, Arthur M.; Wakimoto, Ronald H.
Grazing, Fire, and the Management of Vegetation on Santa Catalina Island, California 75 KB
Minnich, Richard A.
Effects of Past and Present Fire on the Vegetation of the French Mediterranean Region 119 KB
Fire Effects and Fuel Management in Mediterranean Ecosystems in Spain 97 KB
Prescribed Burning in the California Mediterranean Ecosystem 724 KB
Green, Lisle R.
Fire Management and Vegetation Effects in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: A Summary and Synthesis 113 KB
Parsons, David J.
Fire Behavior and Fire Management Activities in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems
The Use of Fire in Silviculture 200 KB
Delabraze, Pierre; Valette, Jean Ch.
Predicting Fire Behavior in U.S. Mediterranean Ecosystems 108 KB
Albini, Frank A. ; Anderson, Earl B.
Research and Development for Improved Fire Prevention and Suppression in Rural Victoria 195 KB
Barber, James R.
Fire Management in Southern California 69 KB
Rogers, Michael J.
Operational Use of Prescribed Fire in Southern California Chaparral 739 KB
Dougherty, Ron ; Riggan, Philip J.
Use of the Helitorch in Prescribed Burning on the Mendocino National Forest 41 KB
Mechanical Treatment Impacts to Cultural Resources in Central Arizona: The Marden Brush Crusher 39 KB
Wood, J. Scott
Fire Behavior and Management in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: A Summary and Synthesis 92 KB
Hunter,Serena C.; Philpot, Charles W.
Part 7: Planning
Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems in Vegetation Management Planning
The Challenge of Vegetation Management at the Local Level 49 KB
Oberbauer, Thomas; Evans, Michael
Land Management Decision Model: Planning the Future of Fire-Dependent Ecosystems 67 KB
Daniels, O. L. ; Mutch, R. W.
Planning for a Large-Scale Chaparral Management Program in California 66 KB
Newell, Leonard A.
Natural Resources Planning and Management in the National Park Service — Pinnacles National Monument 76 KB
Davis, Kathleen M.
Planning Issues for the Management of Mediterranean-Type Vegetation in Australia 55 KB
Gill, A. Malcolm
Vegetation Management Planning on the San Bernardino National Forest 72 KB
Almquist, Gay ; Derby, Jeanine
Vegetation Management Planning in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: A Summary and Synthesis 23 KB
Part 8: Review
Review Discussion, Interaction of Research and Management
Review Comments 28 KB
Philpot, Charles W.
Review Comments 17 KB
Review Comments 40 KB
Specht, R. L.
Review Comments 21 KB
Biswell, Harold J.
Review Comments 24 KB
Fuentes, E. R.
Review Comments 25 KB
Bleich, Vernon C.
Review Comments 27 KB
Agozino, Joseph R.
Review Comments 24 KB
Newell, Leonard A.
Review Comments 24 KB
Laguna-Morena Demonstration Area: A Multiagency Chaparral Management Project 103 KB
White, Thomas C.; Larsen, Gary L. ; Bergstrom, Kim K.
A Conceptual View of the Development of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems in Europe 41 KB
Duhme, F.; Hinckley, T. M.
Part 9: Poster Papers
Poster Papers 3.2 MB
Conrad, C. Eugene; Oechel, Walter C. 1982. Proceedings of the symposium on dynamics and management of Mediterranean-type ecosystems, June 22-26 USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PSW-058, 637 p.
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