Biodiversity in Managed Landscapes

Biodiversity in Managed Landscapes

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The conservation of biodiversity has profound implications for managing natural resources with the need for scientific information as a foundation for management decisions increasing dramatically. The_ intent of this book is to look beyond the theory of biodiversity to_ the principles, practices, and policies needed for its conservation. Its objectives are to provide the scientific basis for understanding biodiversity, document case examples of theory and concepts applied at differing scales, and examine policies that affect its conservation.Hall and Day (1977b) describe four kinds: conceptual, diagrammatic, mathematical, and computer. A conceptual model is ... He describes three categories of models: aquot;wiring diagrams, aquot; flow diagrams, and predictive models. A wiring diagramanbsp;...

Title:Biodiversity in Managed Landscapes
Author:Robert C. Szaro, David W. Johnston
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1996


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