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Author Spieles, Douglas J

Title Protected land : disturbance, stress, and American ecosystem management / Douglas J. Spieles

Publ Info New York : Springer, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  QH75 .S638 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 164 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Springer series on environmental management
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Four ecosystems, four questions -- Ecosystems in theory: The ecosystem idea and ideal ; A thing is right ; Disturbance, stress and resilience ; Invasion --Ecosystems in practice: Very small ecosystems ; Forested ecosystems ; Grassland ecosystems ; Freshwater ecosystems ; Saltwater ecosystems ; Protecting the shifting quilt
LC subject Ecosystem management -- United States
Conservation biology -- United States
Environmental management -- United States
Protected areas -- United States -- Management
Environmental sciences -- United States
Nature conservation -- United States
United States -- Environmental conditions
Alt Title Disturbance, stress, and American ecosystem management
American ecosystem management
ISBN 9781441968128 (acid-free paper)
1441968121 (acid-free paper)