The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

by Robert B. Keiter
     
 

In this important book, experts in science, economics, and law discuss key resource managment issues in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem---among them the managment of fire, elk, wolves, and bison---using them as starting points to debate the matter in which humans should interact with the environment of this region. Generously illustrated with special archival… See more details below

Overview

In this important book, experts in science, economics, and law discuss key resource managment issues in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem---among them the managment of fire, elk, wolves, and bison---using them as starting points to debate the matter in which humans should interact with the environment of this region. Generously illustrated with special archival photographs of the Yellowstone area, the book will be the major source of information on this area and a valuable resource for worldwide wildland preservation for years to come. This edition contains a postscript written specifically to bring readers up to date on developments affecting the Yellowstone ecosystem between 1990 and 1993.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300059274
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Luna B. Leopold
Preface
Map: The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Part I
THE CHALLENGE OF MANAGING THE
GREATER YELLOWSTONE ECOSYSTEM

Part II
FIRE POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

Part III
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY AND WILDLIFE ECOLOGY

Part IV
WOLF RECOVERY

Part V
GREATER YELLOWSTONE'S FUTURE

List of Contributors
Index

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