Successful rehabilitation of species-rich heathlands after mining for heavy minerals
Total Grant Value
Sustainable Land Use Post-mining
2005 - 2008
The project objective, to evaluate the ecology of rehabilitated minesites, was met by comparing the sites’ plant species compositions, spatial arrangement, functional attributes and response to experimental fire with those of the surrounding heathlands.
Keywords: rehabilitation, revegetation, heathland, heavy mineral mining, experimental fire
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