Applied Ecology and Natural Resource Management

Applied Ecology and Natural Resource Management

by Guy R. McPherson, Stephen DeStefano
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521811279

ISBN-13: 9780521811279

Pub. Date: 12/12/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume bridges the gap between ecology and natural resource management and, in particular, focuses on plant ecology as a foundation for vegetation and wildlife management. It describes how concepts and approaches used by ecologists to study communities and ecosystems can be applied to their management. Guy R. McPherson and Stephen DeStefano emphasize the

Overview

This volume bridges the gap between ecology and natural resource management and, in particular, focuses on plant ecology as a foundation for vegetation and wildlife management. It describes how concepts and approaches used by ecologists to study communities and ecosystems can be applied to their management. Guy R. McPherson and Stephen DeStefano emphasize the importance of thoughtfully designed and conducted scientific studies to both the advancement of ecological knowledge and the application of techniques for the management of plant and animal populations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521811279
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/12/2002
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Integrating ecology and management; 2. Interactions; 3. Community structure; 4. Succession; 5. Closing the gap between science and management; References; Index.

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