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Wild forests conservation biology and public policy [electronic resource] / William S. Alverson, Walter Kuhlmann, Donald M. Waller ; foreword by Jared Diamond.

By: Alverson, William Surprison.
Contributor(s): Kuhlmann, Walter | Waller, Donald M.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c1994Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 300 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417539895 (electronic bk.); 9781417539895 (electronic bk.); 9781610911191 (electronic bk.); 1610911199 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States. Forest Service | Forest conservation -- United States | Forest ecology -- United States | Forest management -- United States | Biodiversity conservation -- United States | Forest policy -- United States | Forest reserves -- United States -- Management | Bosques -- Ecolog�ia -- EE. UU | Bosques -- Administraci�on -- EE. UU | Diversidad biol�ogica -- Conservaci�on -- EE. UU | Pol�itica forestal -- EE. UU | Reservas forestales -- EE. UU. -- Administraci�on | NATURE -- Natural Resources | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business | �Etats-Unis. Forest Service | For�ets -- Conservation -- �Etats-Unis | �Ecologie foresti�ere -- �Etats-Unis | For�ets -- Gestion -- �Etats-Unis | Biodiversit�e -- Conservation -- �Etats-Unis | Politique foresti�ere -- �Etats-Unis | R�eserves foresti�eres -- �Etats-Unis -- Gestion | For�ets -- Conservation des ressources -- �Etats-Unis | �Ecologie des for�ets -- �Etats-Unis | Droit forestier -- �Etats-Unis | Politique foresti�ere -- �Etats-Unis | Forstschutz | Artenreichtum | Umweltpolitik | Schutzwald | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wild forests conservation biology and public policy.DDC classification: 333.75/16/0973 Other classification: 23 | 48.40 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword / Jared Diamond -- Pt. I. Whence Biodiversity? 1. Forests Then and Now. 2. Shadows in the Forest. 3. The Myth of Heart's Content -- Pt. II. Ecological Mechanisms and Biotic Resources. 4. Internal Affairs: Patch and Disturbance Dynamics. 5. From Hero to Villain: Edge Effects. 6. Hazards of Fragmentation: Area and Isolation Effects. 7. Tracking Diversity: Biological Inventory, Research, and Monitoring -- Pt. III. Approaches to Forest Management. 8. The Evolution of Forest Management. 9. Multiple Use on National Forest Lands. 10. What's New in Forest Management? 11. Zoning for Diversity -- Pt. IV. Toward a New Diversity Policy (and Twenty-First Century Old Growth). 12. Sources of a New Diversity Policy for the National Forests. 13. Case History: The Wisconsin National Forests. 14. Dominant-Use Zoning and Wildlands: Forestry for the Twenty-First Century.
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Includes bibliographical references p. (259-286) and index.

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Foreword / Jared Diamond -- Pt. I. Whence Biodiversity? 1. Forests Then and Now. 2. Shadows in the Forest. 3. The Myth of Heart's Content -- Pt. II. Ecological Mechanisms and Biotic Resources. 4. Internal Affairs: Patch and Disturbance Dynamics. 5. From Hero to Villain: Edge Effects. 6. Hazards of Fragmentation: Area and Isolation Effects. 7. Tracking Diversity: Biological Inventory, Research, and Monitoring -- Pt. III. Approaches to Forest Management. 8. The Evolution of Forest Management. 9. Multiple Use on National Forest Lands. 10. What's New in Forest Management? 11. Zoning for Diversity -- Pt. IV. Toward a New Diversity Policy (and Twenty-First Century Old Growth). 12. Sources of a New Diversity Policy for the National Forests. 13. Case History: The Wisconsin National Forests. 14. Dominant-Use Zoning and Wildlands: Forestry for the Twenty-First Century.

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