2 edition of Ecology and resource management in tropics found in the catalog.
Ecology and resource management in tropics
International Society for Tropical Ecology. Silver Jubilee Symposium
|Statement||[K.C. Misra, editor-in-chief].|
|Contributions||Misra, K. C.|
|LC Classifications||IN PROCESS (ONLINE)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <1- > :|
|LC Control Number||90907031|
The arrival of western science and economic interests to the tropics has dramatically changed the tropical environment and its ecology. This title discusses the ecology of the tropics and examines how it is different from the temperate zone where western science evolved. It is suitable for those working on projects in tropical regions. The topics handled include plant and animal production, ecology and resource management, and methods on interdisciplinary cooperation. Besides the compulsory modules, students have the opportunity to choose three elective modules from more than 15 modules related to the tropics and sub-tropics. In the second year of studies.
This paper offers a specific examination of the ecological problems facing one tropical developing country, viz. Costa Rica. This Central American country provides graphic examples of poor handling of natural resources, and projects aimed at environmental protection, reforestation, and sustainable use of tropical forests. Case studies are presented and an overall picture derived of changes in. This book attempts to bridge the current gap between conservation requirements and commercial interests, indicating the possibilities for integrated management of tropical forests. The aim is to develop a justification and practical approach for the management of production forest as a supplement to totally-protected forest in the conservation of tropical biodiversity.
Landscape Ecology and Resource Management bridges the gap between the science of landscape ecology and on-the-ground land and resource management, relating the theory and empirical research within landscape ecology to the practical needs of resource managers. It offers both a conceptual foundation of applicable and operational theory and case-study examples that address ways in which . Race to save the tropics: ecology and economics for a sustainable future (English) Abstract. This book discusses applied tropical ecology and shows how it is used to improve economic development in tropical developing countries. It describes the benefits to be gained and the losses which can be prevented by applying ecology to economic.
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Tropical Resources Pages pages Originally published in Tropical Resources presents in-depth coverage of the extremely diverse tropical environments, the resources to be found within the region and their production, and ecological by: 3. Environmental Management in the Tropics discusses the ecology of the tropics and examines how it is different from the temperate zone where western science evolved.
The author discusses how native people traditionally subsisted in different ecological zones of the tropics and how they rationalized their by: 5. "This is a much needed textbook on the causes of tropical deforestation and the forestry techniques needed for management and restoration.
This book will be a useful management resource for foresters or a supplementary text for those studying tropical rainforest ecology." (Southeastern Naturalist, Vol.
5 (3), )Cited by: Book Description Originally published in Tropical Ecology and resource management in tropics book presents in-depth coverage of the extremely diverse tropical environments, the resources to be found within the region and their production, and ecological management.
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Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Cited by: Agricultural Science and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ARTS) C 1. Learning objectives Students aquire the know how about and a quantitative understanding of the structure and use of resources (soil, water, plant, animal.
Ashton, P. Floristic zonation of tree communities on wet tropical mountains revisited Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 6 87 Attwell, C. Population ecology of the blue wildebeest in Zululand, South Africa African Journal of Ecology 20 Aims and Scope.
Forest Ecology and Management publishes scientific articles linking forest ecology with forest management, focusing on the application of biological, ecological and social knowledge to the management and conservation of plantations and natural forests.
The journal encourages communication between scientists in disparate fields who share a common interest in ecology and. This management-driven, comprehensive book on ecosystem ecology is the only one on the market that covers the entire field, linking conventional ecosystem-level forest ecology to forest management.
It features ecological site classification, ecosystem modeling, and strong sections on ecological diversity and the physical environment. ecology and management (e.g., Journal of Applied Ecology, Conservation Biology, Ecological Applications). Nonetheless, the underlying causes of this ambiguity have not been determined and no clear prescriptions have been offered to resolve the paradox.
The fundamental thesis of this book is that ecological principles can, and should, serve as. Silver Jubilee Symposium of Tropical Ecology ( Bhopal, India). Ecology and resource management in tropics. Varanasi, India: Bhargava Book Depot, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: K C Misra; International Society for Tropical Ecology.
Tropical Rain Forest Ecology, Diversity, and Conservation introduces and explores what rain forests are, how they arose, what they contain, how they function, and how humans use and impact them. The book starts by introducing the variety of rain forest plants, fungi, microorganisms, and animals, emphasising the spectacular diversity that is the motivation for their conservation.
Series: Biology and Resource Management in the Tropics; Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr; 1st Edition edition (December 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds; Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 1 customer ratingReviews: 1.
Tropical Ecology is an official journal of the International Society for Tropical Ecology (ISTE), established in the year The Society has membership across the world and represents scientist working in the area of tropical ecology, conservation and ecosystem management. Understanding the ecology of these diverse biomes, and peoples' dependencies on them, is fundamental to their future management and conservation.
Tropical Rain Forest Ecology, Diversity, and. Some books and articles on: Tropical forest ecology: Anderson, J.M. and Spencer, T. Carbon, nutrient and water balances of tropical rain forest ecosystems subject to disturbance: management implications and research proposals.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: iv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Environments, production and resources / R.D. Hill --Tropical soils / R. Lal --Ecological processes in tropical forests / Frank B.
Golley --Tropical forest resources / E.F. Bruenig --Tropical wildlife resources / S.K. Eltringham --Tidal wetland resources in the Tropics / Peter R.
Papers from the Leeds Symposium on Tropical Rain Forest Ecology and Resource Management, held at Easter at the University of Leeds; sponsored by the British Ecological Society and the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society. Includes index. Description: xiii, pages: illustrations.
Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.
In this edited work, international experts in fisheries management and ecology review and appraise the status of river fisheries, assessment methodology, constraints on development, issues and options regarding management and associated problems in both temperate and tropical countries.
The final section examines traditional knowledge as a challenge to the positivist-reductionist paradigm in Western science, and concludes with a discussion of the potential of traditional ecological knowledge to inject a measure of ethics into the science of ecology and resource management.Environmental resource management is the management of the interaction and impact of human societies on the is not, as the phrase might suggest, the management of the environment itself.
Environmental resources management aims to ensure that ecosystem services are protected and maintained for future human generations, and also maintain ecosystem integrity through considering.Readership: Forestry, soil and environmental sciences, ecology and conservation, agricultural economics and development studies.
Description: This book discusses both the principles and applications of an integrated approach to natural resources management. It deals directly with the wider integration of natural resources, including the.