Further Reading

Chan YSG, Wong MH, and Whitton BA (1996) Effects of landfill factors on tree cover: A field survey at 13 landfill sites in Hong Kong. Land Contamination and Reclamation 2: 115-128.

Chan YSG, Chu LM, and Wong MH (1997) Influence of landfill factors on plants and soil fauna: An ecological perspective. Environmental Pollution 97: 39-44.

Dobson MC and Moffat AJ (1993) The Potential for Woodland Establishment on Landfill Sites, 88pp. London: Department of the Environment, HMSO.

Dobson MC and Moffat AJ (1995) A re-evaluatlon of objections to tree planting on containment landfills. Waste Management and Research 13: 579-600.

Ecoscope (2000) Wildlife Management and Habitat Creation on Landfill Sites: A Manual of Best Practice. Muker, UK: Ecoscope Applied Ecologists.

Ettala MO, Yrjonen KM, and Rossi EJ (1988) Vegetation coverage at sanitary landfills in Finland. Waste Management and Research 6: 281-289.

Flower FB, Leone IA, Gilman EF, and Arthur JJ (1978) A Study of Vegetation Problems Associated with Refuse Landfills, EPA-600/2-78-094, 130pp. Cincinnati: USEPA.

Handel SN, Robinson GR, Parsons WFJ, and Mattei JH (1997)

Restoration of woody plants to capped landfills: Root dynamics in an engineered soil. Restoration Ecology 5: 178-186.

Moffat AJ and Houston TJ (1991) Tree establishment and growth at Pitsea landfill site, Essex, U.K. Waste Management and Research 9: 35-46.

Neumann U and Christensen TH (1996) Effects of landfill gas on vegetation. In: Christensen TH, Cossu R, and Stegmann R (eds.) Landfilling of Waste: Biogas, pp. 155-162. London: E& FN Spon.

Robinson GR and Handel SN (1993) Forest restoration on a closed landfill: Rapid addition of new species by bird dispersal. Conservation Biology 7: 271-278.

Simmons E (1999) Restoration of landfill sites for ecological diversity. Waste Management and Research 17: 511-519.

Wong MH (1988) Soil and plant characteristics of landfill sites near Merseyside, England. Environmental Management 12: 491-499.

Wong MH (1995) Growing trees on landfills. In: Moo-Young M, Anderson WA, and Chakrabarty AM (eds.) Environmental Biotechnology: Principles and Applications, pp. 63-77. Amsterdam: Kluwer Academic.

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