Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://repositorio.ufla.br/jspui/handle/1/33488
metadata.artigo.dc.title: Mine land rehabilitation: modern ecological approaches for more sustainable mining
metadata.artigo.dc.creator: Gastauer, Markus
Silva, Joyce Reis
Caldeira Junior, Cecílio Fróis
Ramos, Silvio Junio
Souza Filho, Pedro Walfir Martins
Furtini Neto, Antonio Eduardo
Siqueira, José Oswaldo
metadata.artigo.dc.subject: Species selection
Ecosystem functions
Environmental monitoring
Biological invasions
Functional ecology
Evolutionary ecology
metadata.artigo.dc.publisher: Elsevier
metadata.artigo.dc.date.issued: Jan-2018
metadata.artigo.dc.identifier.citation: GAUSTAUER, M. et al. Mine land rehabilitation: modern ecological approaches for more sustainable mining. Journal of Cleaner Production, [S.l.], v. 172, p. 1409-1422, Jan. 2018.
metadata.artigo.dc.description.abstract: Despite the urgent demand for sustainable mining, the revegetation and rehabilitation of areas degraded by mining activities remain challenging. Uncertainties about species selection, the management and control of alien invasive species and monitoring procedures require ongoing multidisciplinary research. Modern functional and phylogenetic approaches in community ecology represent powerful tools to enhance the entire rehabilitation process and to overcome these challenges, but methodologies that incorporate up-to-date phylogenetic information or knowledge about intraspecific variation along rehabilitation trajectories must be developed. Functional and phylogenetic criteria may play an especially important role in guiding the definition of faster-growing, more resistant species mixtures that can be applied in mine land revegetation and rehabilitation. Limiting similarity approaches may help to reduce biological invasions, enabling native vegetation to outcompete alien invasive species and aiding in the development of enduring mechanisms for controlling such species in rehabilitated mine land. Finally, incorporating phylogenetic and functional aspects into monitoring of the success of mine land rehabilitation with additional tools, such as remote sensing or metabarcoding, can enrich scientific knowledge about ecosystem functions such as nutrient cycling, community assembly and resource availability while providing sound information about the success of revegetation activities. In the middle to long term, research activities on these topics can provide valuable technical recommendations for all aspects of the management of rehabilitated ecosystems, thus contributing to more sustainable mining.
metadata.artigo.dc.identifier.uri: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652617324204
http://repositorio.ufla.br/jspui/handle/1/33488
metadata.artigo.dc.language: en_US
Appears in Collections:DCS - Artigos publicados em periódicos

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.