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Ecological Integrity and the Management of Ecosystems

Edited By: S Woodley, G Francis and J Kay

220 pages, Figs, tabs

Saint Lucie Press

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #28620 | ISBN: 096340301X
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About this book

Ecosystems are continually being put under stress and the sound management of areas of ecological importance is vital to sustainability. This book is an invaluable reference for anyone involved in management.


Contents

SETTING THE STAGE The Notion of Natural and Cultural Integrity, Henry A. Reiger Considerations of Scale and Hierarchy, Anthony W. King Applying Notions of Ecological Integrity, Robert Steedman and Wolfgang Haider Choosing Indicators of Ecosystem Integrity: Wetlands as a Model System, Paul A. Keddy, Harold T. Lee and Irene C. Wisheu APPLYING THE CONCEPTS Measuring Biological Integrity: Lessons from Streams, James R. Karr Monitoring for Ecosystem Integrity, R.E. Munn National and Regional Scale Measures of Canada's Ecosystem Health, I.B. Marshall, H. Hirvonen and E. Wiken National Environmental Monitoring: A Case Study of the Atlantic Maritime Region, N.L. Shackell and B. Freedman Monitoring and Measuring Ecosystem Integrity in Canadian National Parks, Stephen Woodley An Approach to the Development of Biological Sediment Guidelines, Trevor B. Reynoldson and Michael A. Zarull On the Nature of Ecological Integrity: Some Closing Comments, James J. Kay Index

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