Monitoring Ecosystems PDF ePub eBook

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Monitoring Ecosystems free pdf This volume brings together leading scientists and researchers to offer a synthesis of lessons learned about ecological monitoring in major ecoregional initiatives around the United States. Contributors present insights and experiences gained from their work in designing, developing and implementing comprehensive ecosystem monitoring programmes in Pacific Northwest, the lower Colorado River Basin, and the Florida Everglades. The book: outlines the conceptual and scientific underpinnings for regional-scale ecosystem monitoring- examines the role and importance of data management, modelling and integrative analyses- and considers techniques for and experience with monitoring habitats, populations and communities. Chapters by the editors synthesize and expand on points made throughout the volume and present recommendations for establishing frameworks for monitoring across scales, from local to international.

About David E. Busch

David E. Busch is biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center in Portland, Oregon. Joel C. Trexler is associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University in Miami.

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Author : David E. Busch
Publisher : Island Press
Data Published : 01 December 2002
ISBN : 1559638516
EAN : 9781559638517
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 447 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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