SCOPE (Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment)

Soil and Sediment Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning (SSBEF) Committee
Chair: Diana H. Wall

Final Publication

Companion Book

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Yvonne Baskin

scopecoverWall, D.H. 2004. Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments. Island Press, Washington D.C.

Contents:

Foreword
H. Mooney

Preface
D.H. Wall, J. Stewart, and SCOPE Secretariat

Acknowledgments
D.H. Wall

1. The Need for Understanding How Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning Affect Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments
D.H. Wall, R.D. Bardgett, A.P. Covich, and P.V.R. Snelgrove

Part I. Ecosystem Processes and the Sustainable Delivery of Goods and Services
A.P. Covich

2. The Sustainable Delivery of Goods and Services Provided by Soil Biota
W.H. van der Putten, J.M. Anderson, R.D. Bardgett, V. Behan-Pelletier, D.E. Bignell, G.G. Brown, V.K. Brown, L. Brussaard, H.W. Hunt, P. Ineson, T.H. Jones, P. Lavelle, E.A. Paul, M. St. John, D.A. Wardle, T. Wojtowicz, and D.H. Wall

3. Ecosystem Services Provided by Freshwater Benthos
A.P. Covich, K.C. Ewel, R.O. Hall, Jr., P.S. Giller, W. Goedkoop, and D.M. Merritt

4. Marine Sedimentary Biota as Providers of Ecosystem Goods and Services
J.M. Weslawski, P.V.R. Snelgrove, L.A. Levin, M.C. Austen, R.T. Kneib, T.M. Iliffe, J.R. Garey, S.J. Hawkins, and R.B. Whitlatch

Part II. Assessment of the Vulnerability of Critical Below-Surface Habitats, Functions, and Taxa
P.V.R. Snelgrove

5. Vulnerability to Global Change of Ecosystem Goods and Services Driven by Soil Biota
D.A. Wardle, V.K. Brown, V. Behan-Pelletier, M. St. John, T. Wojtowicz, R.D. Bardgett, G.G. Brown, P. Ineson, P. Lavelle, W.H. van der Putten, J.M. Anderson, L. Brussaard, H.W. Hunt, E.A. Paul, and D.H. Wall

6. Vulnerability and Management of Ecological Services in Freshwater Systems
P.S. Giller, A.P. Covich, K.C. Ewel, R.O. Hall, Jr., and D.M. Merritt

7. Vulnerability of Marine Sedimentary Ecosystem Services to Human Activities
P.V.R. Snelgrove, M.C. Austen, S.J. Hawkins, T.M. Iliffe, R.T. Kneib, L.A. Levin, J.M. Weslawski, R.B. Whitlatch, and J.R. Garey

Part III. Connections Between Soils and Sediments: Implications for Sustaining Ecosystems
R.D. Bardgett

8. Connecting Soil and Sediment Biodiversity: The Role of Scale and Implications for Management
P. Lavelle, D.E. Bignell, M.C. Austen, V.K. Brown, V. Behan-Pelletier, J.R. Garey, P.S. Giller, S.J. Hawkins, G.G. Brown, M. St. John, H.W. Hunt, and E. Paul

9. Cascading Effects of Deforestation on Ecosystem Services Across Soils and Freshwater and Marine Sediments
P. Ineson, L.A. Levin, R.T. Kneib, R.O. Hall, Jr., J.M. Weslawski, R.D. Bardgett, D.A. Wardle, D.H. Wall, W.H. van der Putten, and H. Zadeh

10. Understanding the Functions of Biodiversity in Soils and Sediments Will Enhance Global Ecosystem Sustainability and Societal Well-Being
D.H. Wall, R.D. Bardgett, A.P. Covich, and P.V.R. Snelgrove

Contributors
SCOPE Series List
SCOPE Soil and Sediment Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning (SSBEF) Committee Publications
SCOPE Executive Committee 2001–2004
Index

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