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Global to Local: Ecological Land Classification: Thunderbay, Ontario, Canada, August 14-17, 1994


Edited By: Richard A Sims, Ian GW Corns and Karel Klinka

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #61078 | ISBN: 0792339665
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Ecological Land Classification (ELC) refers to the description of land resources at a range of spatial resolutions (i.e. global to local) and for a range of purposes and values. |The emerging science of ELC is in fact a very carefully integrated blend of vegetation and earth sciences, climatology, cartography and ecology with a range of new technologies and methodologies including computer-based geographic information systems, remote sensing and simulation modeling. This publication defines the current 'state of the art' of ELC.


1. Introduction. 2. Global Frameworks. 3. Regional Frameworks. 4. Subregional Frameworks. 5. Local Frameworks. 6. Database Management. 7. Global to Local Modelling. 8. Soil Moisture Regime and Site Evaluation. 9. Forest Site Quality and Productivity. 10. ELC-Based Management. 11. ELC-Based Research.

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