Ecosystem services, biodiversity and environmental change in a tropical mountain ecosystem of south Ecuador / Jörg Bendix, Erwin Beck, Achim Bräuning, Franz Makeschin, Reinhard Mosandl, Stefan Scheu, Wolfgang Wilcke (editors).

Contributor(s): Bendix, Jörg [editor of compilation] | Beck, Erwin [editor of compilation] | Bräuning, Achim [editor of compilation] | Makeschin, Franz, 1950- [editor of compilation] | Mosandl, Reinhard [editor of compilation] | Scheu, Stefan [editor of compilation.] | Wilcke, Wolfgang [editor of compilation.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Ecological studies ; vol. 221Copyright date: Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2013Edition: First EditionDescription: xii, 440 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cmISBN: 9783642381362 (alk. paper); 3642381367 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Mountain ecology -- Ecuador | Rain forest ecology -- Ecuador | Biodiversity -- Ecuador | Ecosystem services -- Ecuador | Climatic changes -- Ecuador | Mountain biodiversity conservation -- Ecuador | Forest conservation -- Ecuador | Biodiversity conservation -- Andes RegionDDC classification: 577.5309866 LOC classification: QH123 | .E258 2013
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The study area / Michael Richter, Erwin Beck, Rütger Rollenbeck, and Jörg Bendix -- Environmental changes affecting the Andes of Ecuador / Thorsten Peters, Thomas Drobnik, Hanna Meyer, Melanie Rankl, Michael Richter, Rütger Rollenbeck, Boris Thies, and Jörg Bendix -- The challenges of sustainable development in the Podocarpus-El Cóndor Biosphere Reserve / Jan Barkmann, Sofia Eichhorn, Byron Maza, Frank v. Walter, and Roland Olschewski -- The Research Unit RU 816 : overall approach in the light of the ecosystem services concept / Jan Barkmann, Boris M. Hillmann, and Rainer Marggraf -- Landscape history, vegetation history, and past human impacts / Fernando Rodriguez, Achim Bräuning, Andrés Gerique, Hermann Behling, and Franziska Volland -- Past dynamics of speciation in Andean mountain rainforests / Konrad Fiedler and Patrick Strutzenberger -- Diversity in soil fungi, protists, and microarthropods / Matthias C. Rillig, Tessa Camenzind, Julia Gawlik, Ingeborg Haug, Valentyna Krashevska, Mark Maraun, Dorothee Sandmann, and Stefan Scheu -- Plant diversity and its relevance for the provision of ecosystem services / Jürgen Homeier, Florian A. Werner, Julia Gawlik, Thorsten Peters, Karl-Heinz J. Diertl, and Michael Richter -- Supporting, regulating, and provisioning hydrological services / Lutz Breuer, David Windhorst, Andreas Fries, and Wolfgang Wilcke -- The carbon balance of tropical mountain forests along an altitudinal transect / Christoph Leuschner, Alexandra Zach, Gerald Moser, Jürgen Homeier, Sophie Graefe, Dietrich Hertel, Bärbel Wittich, Nathalie Soethe, Susanne Iost, Marina Röderstein, Viviana Horna, and Katrin Wolf -- Current regulating and supporting services : nutrient cycles / Wolfgang Wilcke, Jens Boy, Ute Hamer, Karin Potthast, Rütger Rollenbeck, and Carlos Valarezo -- Natural landslides which impact current regulating services : environmental preconditions and modeling / Jörg Bendix, Claudia Dislich, Andreas Huth, Bernd Huwe, Mareike Liess, Boris Schröder, Boris Thies, Peter Vorpahl, Julia Wagemann, and Wolfgang Wilcke -- Conservation, management of natural forests and reforestation of pastures to retain and restore current provisioning services / Michael Weber, Bernd Stimm, Maria Fernanda López, Andrés Gerique, Perdita Pohle, Patrick Hildebrandt, Thomas Knoke, Ximena Palomeque, Baltazar Calvas, Sven Günter, Nikolai Aguirre, and Daniel Kübler -- Mycorrhiza networks promote biodiversity and stabilize the tropical mountain rain forest ecosystem : perspectives for understanding complex communities / Ingrid Kottke, Sabrina Setaro, Ingeborg Haug, Paulo Herrera, Dario Cruz, Andreas Fries, Julia Gawlik, Jürgen Homeier, Florian A. Werner, Andrés Gerique, and Juan Pablo Suárez -- Current provisioning services : pasture development and use, weeds (bracken) and management / Kristin Roos, Jörg Bendix, Giulia F. Curatola, Julia Gawlik, Andrés Gerique, Ute Hamer, Patrick Hildebrandt, Thomas Knoke, Hanna Meyer, Perdita Pohle, Karin Potthast, Boris Thies, Alexander Tischer, and Erwin Beck -- Current provisioning ecosystem services for the local population : landscape transformation, land use, and plant use / Perdita Pohle, Andrés Gerique, Maria Fernanda López, and Regine Spohner -- Sustainable agriculture and conservation payments are key factors in mitigating tropical forest loss / Baltazar Calvas, Thomas Knoke, Luz Maria Castro, Patrick Hildebrandt, Michael Weber, Bernd Stimm, Reinhard Mosandl, Sven Günter, and Nikolai Aguirre -- Climate change : effects on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning / Florian A. Werner, Nele Jantz, Valentyna Krashevska, Thorsten Peters, Hermann Behling, Mark Maraun, Stefan Scheu, and Gunnar Brehm -- Global climate change impacts on local climate and hydrology / Lutz Breuer, Jean-François Exbrayat, Ina Plesca, Wouter Buytaert, Theresa Ehmann, Thorsten Peters, Edison Timbe, Katja Trachte, and David Windhorst -- Impacts of local land-use change on climate and hydrology / David Windhorst, Brenner Silva, Thorsten Peters, Hanna Meyer, Boris Thies, Jörg Bendix, Hans-Georg Frede, and Lutz Breuer -- Current and future variations of nutrient depositions and influences on tree growth / Rütger Rollenbeck, Insa Otte, Peter Fabian, Wolfgang Wilcke, Darwin Pucha Cofrep, Achim Bräuning, and Jörg Bendix -- Nutrient additions affecting matter turnover in forest and pasture ecosystems / Ute Hamer, Karin Potthast, Wolfgang Wilcke, Hans Wullaert, Carlos Valarezo, Dorothee Sandmann, Mark Maraun, Stefan Scheu, and Jürgen Homeier -- Effects of nutrient addition on the productivity of montane forests and implications for the carbon cycle / Jürgen Homeier, Christoph Leuschner, Achim Bräuning, Nixon L. Cumbicus, Dietrich Hertel, Guntars O. Martinson, Susanne Spannl, and Edzo Veldkamp -- Climate change and its impact on current and future vegetation dynamics and carbon cycling / Brenner Silva, Claudia Dislich, Ingo Voss, Kristin Roos, Renate Scheibe, Peter Vorpahl, Boris Schröder, Andreas Huth, Erwin Beck, and Jörg Bendix -- Sustainable use of tropical forests : a plea for a landscape view / Thomas Knoke, Baltazar Calvas, Patrick Hildebrandt, Michael Weber, Bernd Stimm, Sven Günter, Nikolai Aguirre, and Reinhard Mosandl -- Future provisioning services : repasturisation of abandoned pastures, problems, and pasture management / Erwin Beck, Jörg Bendix, Brenner Silva, Rütger Rollenbeck, Lukas Lehnert, Ute Hamer, Karin Potthast, Alexander Tischer, and Kristin Roos -- Synopsis : towards a sustainable land use portfolio / Erwin Beck and Jörg Bendix -- Knowledge transfer for conservation and sustainable management of natural resources : a case study from southern Ecuador / Sven Günter, Baltazar Calvas, Thomas Lotz, Jörg Bendix, and Reinhard Mosandl -- The role of biodiversity research for the local scientific community / Perdita Pohle, Maria Fernanda López, Erwin Beck, and Jörg Bendix.
Abstract: An interdisciplinary research unit consisting of 30 teams in the natural, economic and social sciences analyzed biodiversity and ecosystem services of a mountain rainforest ecosystem in the hotspot of the tropical Andes, with special reference to past, current and future environmental changes.
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The study area / Michael Richter, Erwin Beck, Rütger Rollenbeck, and Jörg Bendix -- Environmental changes affecting the Andes of Ecuador / Thorsten Peters, Thomas Drobnik, Hanna Meyer, Melanie Rankl, Michael Richter, Rütger Rollenbeck, Boris Thies, and Jörg Bendix -- The challenges of sustainable development in the Podocarpus-El Cóndor Biosphere Reserve / Jan Barkmann, Sofia Eichhorn, Byron Maza, Frank v. Walter, and Roland Olschewski -- The Research Unit RU 816 : overall approach in the light of the ecosystem services concept / Jan Barkmann, Boris M. Hillmann, and Rainer Marggraf -- Landscape history, vegetation history, and past human impacts / Fernando Rodriguez, Achim Bräuning, Andrés Gerique, Hermann Behling, and Franziska Volland -- Past dynamics of speciation in Andean mountain rainforests / Konrad Fiedler and Patrick Strutzenberger -- Diversity in soil fungi, protists, and microarthropods / Matthias C. Rillig, Tessa Camenzind, Julia Gawlik, Ingeborg Haug, Valentyna Krashevska, Mark Maraun, Dorothee Sandmann, and Stefan Scheu -- Plant diversity and its relevance for the provision of ecosystem services / Jürgen Homeier, Florian A. Werner, Julia Gawlik, Thorsten Peters, Karl-Heinz J. Diertl, and Michael Richter -- Supporting, regulating, and provisioning hydrological services / Lutz Breuer, David Windhorst, Andreas Fries, and Wolfgang Wilcke -- The carbon balance of tropical mountain forests along an altitudinal transect / Christoph Leuschner, Alexandra Zach, Gerald Moser, Jürgen Homeier, Sophie Graefe, Dietrich Hertel, Bärbel Wittich, Nathalie Soethe, Susanne Iost, Marina Röderstein, Viviana Horna, and Katrin Wolf -- Current regulating and supporting services : nutrient cycles / Wolfgang Wilcke, Jens Boy, Ute Hamer, Karin Potthast, Rütger Rollenbeck, and Carlos Valarezo -- Natural landslides which impact current regulating services : environmental preconditions and modeling / Jörg Bendix, Claudia Dislich, Andreas Huth, Bernd Huwe, Mareike Liess, Boris Schröder, Boris Thies, Peter Vorpahl, Julia Wagemann, and Wolfgang Wilcke -- Conservation, management of natural forests and reforestation of pastures to retain and restore current provisioning services / Michael Weber, Bernd Stimm, Maria Fernanda López, Andrés Gerique, Perdita Pohle, Patrick Hildebrandt, Thomas Knoke, Ximena Palomeque, Baltazar Calvas, Sven Günter, Nikolai Aguirre, and Daniel Kübler -- Mycorrhiza networks promote biodiversity and stabilize the tropical mountain rain forest ecosystem : perspectives for understanding complex communities / Ingrid Kottke, Sabrina Setaro, Ingeborg Haug, Paulo Herrera, Dario Cruz, Andreas Fries, Julia Gawlik, Jürgen Homeier, Florian A. Werner, Andrés Gerique, and Juan Pablo Suárez -- Current provisioning services : pasture development and use, weeds (bracken) and management / Kristin Roos, Jörg Bendix, Giulia F. Curatola, Julia Gawlik, Andrés Gerique, Ute Hamer, Patrick Hildebrandt, Thomas Knoke, Hanna Meyer, Perdita Pohle, Karin Potthast, Boris Thies, Alexander Tischer, and Erwin Beck -- Current provisioning ecosystem services for the local population : landscape transformation, land use, and plant use / Perdita Pohle, Andrés Gerique, Maria Fernanda López, and Regine Spohner -- Sustainable agriculture and conservation payments are key factors in mitigating tropical forest loss / Baltazar Calvas, Thomas Knoke, Luz Maria Castro, Patrick Hildebrandt, Michael Weber, Bernd Stimm, Reinhard Mosandl, Sven Günter, and Nikolai Aguirre -- Climate change : effects on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning / Florian A. Werner, Nele Jantz, Valentyna Krashevska, Thorsten Peters, Hermann Behling, Mark Maraun, Stefan Scheu, and Gunnar Brehm -- Global climate change impacts on local climate and hydrology / Lutz Breuer, Jean-François Exbrayat, Ina Plesca, Wouter Buytaert, Theresa Ehmann, Thorsten Peters, Edison Timbe, Katja Trachte, and David Windhorst -- Impacts of local land-use change on climate and hydrology / David Windhorst, Brenner Silva, Thorsten Peters, Hanna Meyer, Boris Thies, Jörg Bendix, Hans-Georg Frede, and Lutz Breuer -- Current and future variations of nutrient depositions and influences on tree growth / Rütger Rollenbeck, Insa Otte, Peter Fabian, Wolfgang Wilcke, Darwin Pucha Cofrep, Achim Bräuning, and Jörg Bendix -- Nutrient additions affecting matter turnover in forest and pasture ecosystems / Ute Hamer, Karin Potthast, Wolfgang Wilcke, Hans Wullaert, Carlos Valarezo, Dorothee Sandmann, Mark Maraun, Stefan Scheu, and Jürgen Homeier -- Effects of nutrient addition on the productivity of montane forests and implications for the carbon cycle / Jürgen Homeier, Christoph Leuschner, Achim Bräuning, Nixon L. Cumbicus, Dietrich Hertel, Guntars O. Martinson, Susanne Spannl, and Edzo Veldkamp -- Climate change and its impact on current and future vegetation dynamics and carbon cycling / Brenner Silva, Claudia Dislich, Ingo Voss, Kristin Roos, Renate Scheibe, Peter Vorpahl, Boris Schröder, Andreas Huth, Erwin Beck, and Jörg Bendix -- Sustainable use of tropical forests : a plea for a landscape view / Thomas Knoke, Baltazar Calvas, Patrick Hildebrandt, Michael Weber, Bernd Stimm, Sven Günter, Nikolai Aguirre, and Reinhard Mosandl -- Future provisioning services : repasturisation of abandoned pastures, problems, and pasture management / Erwin Beck, Jörg Bendix, Brenner Silva, Rütger Rollenbeck, Lukas Lehnert, Ute Hamer, Karin Potthast, Alexander Tischer, and Kristin Roos -- Synopsis : towards a sustainable land use portfolio / Erwin Beck and Jörg Bendix -- Knowledge transfer for conservation and sustainable management of natural resources : a case study from southern Ecuador / Sven Günter, Baltazar Calvas, Thomas Lotz, Jörg Bendix, and Reinhard Mosandl -- The role of biodiversity research for the local scientific community / Perdita Pohle, Maria Fernanda López, Erwin Beck, and Jörg Bendix.

An interdisciplinary research unit consisting of 30 teams in the natural, economic and social sciences analyzed biodiversity and ecosystem services of a mountain rainforest ecosystem in the hotspot of the tropical Andes, with special reference to past, current and future environmental changes.

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