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Disturbance, recovery and resilience in tropical forests: a focus on the coastal peat swamp forests of Malaysian Borneo

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Tropical forests have existed for up to one hundred million years, and today provide many ecosystem services vital for human well-being. They also harbour great biodiversity, which, in addition to its intrinsic value, plays a key role in the functioning of these ecosystems. Despite their local to global significance, there are still many knowledge gaps concerning the dynamic processes that govern the functioning of tropical forests. Rapid rates of deforestation and landscape conversion,...

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Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Long-term Ecology Lab & Oxford Biodiversity Institute
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the
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Funding agency for:
Lydia Eve Spencer/L. E. S. C. Cole
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:a135aff3-ea84-4766-8046-b3bb4ce31275
Local pid:
ora:7170

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