Université de Neuchâtel

Above- and below-ground aspects of floodplain restoration : from biodiversity to ecosystem functions

Fournier, Bertrand ; Mitchell, Edward (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2013.

Biodiversity sustains ecosytem functioning and services to human societies. However, the diversity of certain taxa including many soil organisms remains poorly known and the processes creating, sustaining, and destroying biodiversity are only partially understood. As a result, restoring diversity in disturbed ecosystem remains a challenging task. Floodplains cristallize these issues. They...