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Title Resilience and the behavior of large scale systems / edited by Lance H. Gunderson and Lowell Pritchard Jr
Published Washington, D.C. : Island Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 287 pages) : illustrations
Series SCOPE ; 60
SCOPE report ; 60
Contents Resilience of large-scale resource systems / Lance H. Gunderson [and others] -- Models and metaphors of sustainability, stability, and resilience / Donald Ludwig, Brian H. Walker, and C.S. Holling -- Resilience and the restoration of lakes / Stephen R. Carpenter and Kathryn L. Cottingham -- The Baltic Sea: reversibly unstable or irreversibly stable? / Bengt-Owe Jansson and AnnMari Jansson -- Resilience of coral reefs / Tim R. McClanahan, Nicholas V.C. Polunin, and Terry J. Done -- Resilience in wet landscapes of Southern Florida / Lance H. Gunderson and Carl J. Walters -- Ecological resilience in grazed rangelands: a generic case study / Brian H. Walker -- Resilience of tropical wet and dry forests in Puerto Rico / Ariel Lugo [and others] -- Forest dynamics in the Southeastern United States: managing multiple stable states / Garry D. Peterson -- A summary and synthesis of resilience in large-scale systems / Lance H. Gunderson [and others]
Notes "A project of SCOPE, the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment, of the International Council for Science."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Description based on print version record
Subject Ecology.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Social ecology.
Sustainable development.
Form Electronic book
Author Gunderson, Lance H.
Pritchard, Lowell.
International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment.
ISBN 1559639709 (cloth : recycled, acid-free paper)
1559639717 (paperback: recycled, acid-free paper)
9781559639705 (cloth : recycled, acid-free paper)
9781559639712 (paperback: recycled, acid-free paper)