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Frontiers in Ecology: Building the Links

Out of Print

By: Nicholas Klomp (Editor), Ian Lunt (Editor)

344 pages, 3 colour photos, illustrations, tables

Elsevier

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #81281 | ISBN: 008043200X
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Contents: Linking Science, Policy and People; Natural and Altered Landscapes: Disturbance Ecology of Ecosystems; Natural and Altered Landscapes: The Rural Perspective; Land and Water: Links and Barriers; Complexity in Ecosystems: Links, Landscapes and Models; Linking the Past with the Future: Lessons and Grand Challenges in Ecology.


Contents

- Linking Science, Policy and People. On the future of pastoralism in Australia's rangelands (M. Stafford Smith et al.)
- Partnerships in Australian Commonwealth Fisheries Management (N. Rayns)
- Natural and Altered Landscapes: Disturbance Ecology of Ecosystems. Fire modelling and biodiversity (M.A. McCarthy, A.M. Gill)
- The impact of weed infestations on litter invertebrates in coastal vegetation (K. French, K. Eardley)
- Concepts and issues in restoration of mangrove forests in urban environments (M.G. Chapman, A.J. Underwood)
- Natural and Altered Landscapes: The Rural Perspective. Ecological sustainability of grazed landscapes on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales (Australia) (N. Reid et al.)
- Moving from the general to the specific: remnant management in rural Australia (R.J. Hobbs, C.J. Yates)
- Landcare, stewardship and biodiversity conservation (A.L. Curtis)
- Beyond reserves: options for achieving nature conservation objectives in rural landscapes (C.E. Binning)
- Land and Water: Links and Barriers. Chemistry and microbial ecology: processes at the microscale (D.S. Baldwin et al.)
- Plant life at the edge of wetlands: ecological responses to wetting and drying patterns (M.A. Brock, M.T. Casanova)
- River channel complexity and ecosystem processes: the Barwon-Darling River (Australia) (M.C. Thoms, F. Sheldon)
- Land-water linkages in the floodplain river systems: the influence of domestic stock (A.I. Robertson)
- Complexity in ecosystems: Links, Landscapes and Models. Self-organising in spatial competition systems (C.R. Johnson)
- Spatial structure in a host-pathogen system (G.M. Hood)
- Complexity in landscapes and resource planning: packaging science for decision makers (D.P. Fordham et al.)
- Linking the Past with the Future: Lessons and Grand Challenges in Ecology. The future of Australian plant ecology - incisively idiographic or nebulously nomothetic? (J.B. Kirkpatrick)
- Roles of technology in ecology (N.I. Klomp et al.)
- Assessing the impacts of climate change: the challenge for ecology (R.N. Jones, A.B. Pittock)
- Roles for ecology in ecological economics and sustainable development (M.S. Common)


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