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Title Ecological knowledge and environmental problem-solving : concepts and case studies / Committee on the Applications of Ecological Theory to Environmental Problems, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council
Published Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1986
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 388 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Individuals and single populations -- Population interactions -- Community ecology -- Materials and energy -- Scales in space and time -- Analog, generic, and pilot studies and treatment of a project as an experiment -- Indicator species and biological monitoring -- Dealing with uncertainty -- The special problem of cumulative effects -- A scientific framework for environmental problem-solving -- References -- North Pacific halibut fishery management / David Policansky -- Vampire bat control in Latin America / G. Clay Mitchell -- Biological control of California red scale / Robert F. Luck -- Experimental control of malaria in West Africa / Robert M. May -- Protecting caribou during hydroelectric development in Newfoundland / David J. Kiell, Edward L. Hill, and Shane P. Mahoney -- Conserving a regional spotted owl population / Hal Salwasser -- Restoring derelict lands in Great Britain / Peter Wathern -- Optimizing timber yields in New Brunswick forests / Thom A. Erdle and Gordon L. Baskerville -- Control of eutrophication in Lake Washington : Raising the level of a subarctic lake / John T. Lehman -- Ecological effects of nuclear radiation : Ecological effects of forest clearcutting / Carl F. Jordan -- Environmental effects of DDT / John Buckley
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Conservation of natural resources -- Case studies.
Environmental protection -- Case studies.
Nature conservation -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Washington (DC, 1979)
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Applications of Ecological Theory to Environmental Problems.
ISBN 0585022577 (electronic bk.)
9780585022574 (electronic bk.)