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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. National Park Service -- Management.,
    • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Management.,
    • Conservation of natural resources -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Ecosystem management -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Natural resources -- United States -- Management.,
    • National parks and reserves -- Research -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWilliam L. Halvorson and Gary E. Davis, editors.
      ContributionsHalvorson, William L. 1943-, Davis, Gary E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB482.A4 S35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 364 p. :
      Number of Pages364
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL796624M
      ISBN 100816515662
      LC Control Number95032530

      Adaptive Management of National Park Ecosystems Tony Prato MANAGEMENT OF NATIONAL PARK ECOSYSTEMS (i.e., national parks and the larger ecosystems in which they are located) is challenging for two reasons. First, national parks face numerous internal and external threats that are increasing over time (Dilsaver ; Prato ).File Size: KB.   Social-Ecological Resilience and Law. national parks, and water law. Ecosystem Resilience, and Resilience of Ecosystem Management Policy, J. B. Ruhl and F. Stuart Chapin III 8. Maintaining Resilience in the Face of Climate Change, by Alejandro E. Camacho and T. Douglas Beard 9. Matching Scales of Law with Social-Ecological Contexts to.

        In Banff National Park, Parks Canada has adopted an ecosystem based management approach that fulfills its mandate to preserve ecological integrity in the park ecosystems and provide for visitor enjoyment and benefit. Science and Ecosystem Management in the National Parks (review), by W.L. Halvorson and G.E. Davis Page 8 PREV PAGE TOP OF DOC SCIENCE AND RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE THURSDAY, FEBRU House of Representatives, Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands, Committee on Resources Washington, DC.

      PARKS is indexed in Scopus, the world’s largest bibliographic database of peer-reviewed scientific papers published from onwards will be included in the Scopus database. You can find the issues below or through the PARKS Journal contribute to PARKS please contact the editor and follow the IUCN WCPA Parks Author guidelines. The “China national parks for people” project was, therefore, launched to practice an ecosystem services approach in national park planning so that scientists, practitioners and decision makers could communicate using a science-policy-practice interface (SPPI).Cited by: 5.


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