Geodiversity: Valuing and Conserving Abiotic Nature / Edition 1

Geodiversity: Valuing and Conserving Abiotic Nature / Edition 1

by Murray Gray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470848952

ISBN-13: 9780470848951

Pub. Date: 12/12/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This book is for geologists and geomorphologists, nature conservationists, ecologists, landscape planners and architects. It would also make an excellent, reference for undergraduates taking courses in Environmental Management, Nature Conservation, Resource Management or Applied Geology within Departments of Geography, Geology and Environmental Science, as well as…  See more details below

Overview

This book is for geologists and geomorphologists, nature conservationists, ecologists, landscape planners and architects. It would also make an excellent, reference for undergraduates taking courses in Environmental Management, Nature Conservation, Resource Management or Applied Geology within Departments of Geography, Geology and Environmental Science, as well as Landscape Architecture, Planning and Archaeology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470848951
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/12/2003
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.61(w) x 9.45(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Defining Geodiversity1
Ch. 2Describing Geodiversity13
Ch. 3Valuing Geodiversity65
Ch. 4Threats to Geodiversity133
Ch. 5Conserving Geodiversity: The Protected Area and Legislative Approaches175
Ch. 6Managing Geodiversity: New Approaches for the Wider Landscape263
Ch. 7Comparing and Integrating Geodiversity and Biodiversity347
Ch. 8Towards a Vision for Geodiversity Conservation367
References373
Index411

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