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Large-scale ecosystem restoration [electronic resource] : five case studies from the United States / edited by Mary Doyle and Cynthia A. Drew.

Contributor(s): Doyle, Mary, LL. B | Drew, Cynthia A | Society for Ecological Restoration International.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Science and practice of ecological restoration: Publisher: Washington : Island Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 325 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781610910897 (electronic bk.); 1610910893 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Restoration ecology -- United States -- Case studies | Ecosystem management -- United States -- Case studies | Watershed restoration -- United States -- Case studies | �Okosystem | Renaturierung <�Okologie> | USA | NATURE / Environmental Conservation & ProtectionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Large-scale ecosystem restoration.DDC classification: 639.9 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The challenges of restoring the Everglades ecosystem / Terrence "Rock" Salt, Stuart Langton, Mary Doyle -- Everglades ecology : the impacts of altered hydrology / Thomas L. Crisman -- Rivers of plans for the river of grass : the political economy of Everglades restoration / Stephen Polasky -- Negotiating for endangered and threatened species habitat in the Platte River Basin / David M. Freeman -- Platte River Basin ecology : a three-dimensional approach to adaptive management / Thomas L. Crisman -- Navigating the shoals : costs and benefits of Platte River ecosystem management / Stephen Polasky -- The California-Bay Delta : the challenges of collaboration / David Nawi, Alf W. Brandt -- The ecology of Bay-Delta restoration : an impossible dream? / Thomas L. Crisman -- Water fights : the economics of allocating scarce water and Bay-Delta restoration / Stephen Polasky -- The culture of collaboration in the Chesapeake Bay program / Mary Doyle, Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm -- An ecological perspective on management of the Chesapeake Bay / Thomas L. Crisman -- Murky waters and murky policies : costs and benefits of restoring Chesapeake Bay / Stephen Polasky -- The Upper Mississippi River and the Army Corps of Engineers' new role : will Congress fund ecosystem restoration? / Cynthia A. Drew -- Upper Mississippi restoration ecology : putting theory into practice / Thomas L. Crisman -- Comparing apples and oranges? : costs and benefits of Upper Mississippi River system restoration / Stephen Polasky -- Assessing ecosystem restoration projects / Mary Doyle.
Summary: Presents case studies of five of the most noteworthy large-scale restoration projects in the United States: Chesapeake Bay, the Everglades, the California Bay-Delta, the Platte River basin, and the Upper Mississippi River system.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The challenges of restoring the Everglades ecosystem / Terrence "Rock" Salt, Stuart Langton, Mary Doyle -- Everglades ecology : the impacts of altered hydrology / Thomas L. Crisman -- Rivers of plans for the river of grass : the political economy of Everglades restoration / Stephen Polasky -- Negotiating for endangered and threatened species habitat in the Platte River Basin / David M. Freeman -- Platte River Basin ecology : a three-dimensional approach to adaptive management / Thomas L. Crisman -- Navigating the shoals : costs and benefits of Platte River ecosystem management / Stephen Polasky -- The California-Bay Delta : the challenges of collaboration / David Nawi, Alf W. Brandt -- The ecology of Bay-Delta restoration : an impossible dream? / Thomas L. Crisman -- Water fights : the economics of allocating scarce water and Bay-Delta restoration / Stephen Polasky -- The culture of collaboration in the Chesapeake Bay program / Mary Doyle, Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm -- An ecological perspective on management of the Chesapeake Bay / Thomas L. Crisman -- Murky waters and murky policies : costs and benefits of restoring Chesapeake Bay / Stephen Polasky -- The Upper Mississippi River and the Army Corps of Engineers' new role : will Congress fund ecosystem restoration? / Cynthia A. Drew -- Upper Mississippi restoration ecology : putting theory into practice / Thomas L. Crisman -- Comparing apples and oranges? : costs and benefits of Upper Mississippi River system restoration / Stephen Polasky -- Conclusion: Assessing ecosystem restoration projects / Mary Doyle.

Presents case studies of five of the most noteworthy large-scale restoration projects in the United States: Chesapeake Bay, the Everglades, the California Bay-Delta, the Platte River basin, and the Upper Mississippi River system.

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