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Main Title Ecological knowledge and environmental problem-solving : concepts and case studies /
CORP Author National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Life Sciences. Committee on Applications of Ecological Theory to Environmental Problems.
Publisher National Academy Press,
Year Published 1986
OCLC Number 13124638
ISBN 0309036453; 9780309036450
Subjects Nature conservation--Case studies. ; Environmental protection--Case studies. ; Conservation of natural resources--Case studies. ; Ecology. ; Umweltschutz ; èOkologie ; Kongress ; Umweltschutz.--(DE-588)4061644-7 ; èOkologie.--(DE-588)4043207-5
Additional Subjects Nature conservation--Case studies ; Environmental protection--Case studies ; Conservation of natural resources--Case studies ; Ecology
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  QH75.E26 1986 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 01/26/2001
EJBM  QH541.E19 1986 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/05/1993
EKCM  QH75.U86 1986 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 01/01/1988
ELAM  QH75.E26 1986 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 12/26/2018
ELDM  QH75.E26 1986 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 01/31/2003
Collation xi, 388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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.