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Holling, C. S.

Overview
Works: 81 works in 207 publications in 2 languages and 4,264 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: GF49, 577
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by C. S Holling
Panarchy : understanding transformations in human and natural systems( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptive environmental assessment and management by C. S Holling( Book )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a report on our efforts to develop an adaptive approach to environmental impact assessment and management. It is written for policy makers and managers who are dissatisfied with the traditional procedures and principles and who seek some effective and realistic alternatives. The study was initiated by a workshop convened in early 1974 by SCOPE (Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment). The workshop was attended by individuals with an often bewildering range of experience, concerns, and styles - precisely those ingredients that are so useful at the very start of an analysis for defining the full range of issues and possibilities
Barriers and bridges to the renewal of ecosystems and institutions by Lance H Gunderson( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The result of a three-year project involving a combination of prominent ecologists and social scientists, Barriers and Bridges to the Renewal of Ecosystems and Institutions reviews a series of regional examples in its broad-ranging exploration of two key questions: Do institutions learn? and How do ecosystems respond to management actions? The book is a continuation of a series on adaptive environmental management. To answer these questions, the team of researchers looked at common patterns of pathology in managed ecosystems, whereby resource exploitation leads to ecological, social, and institutional breakdown, followed by crisis and, in some examples, reform and learning. Following an introduction by C.S. Holling describing the range of barriers and bridges to be discussed, six regional examples are reviewed. The management histories in New Brunswick forests, the Everglades, Chesapeake Bay, the Columbia River, the Great Lakes, and the Baltic Sea demonstrate how people and ecosystems coevolve. In the third section contributors offer perspectives from social science to suggest broad critical strategies for surmounting barriers and renewing damaged ecosystems. The final chapter provides a unique synthesis that compares ecological and social dynamics. This book will appeal to any reader with an interest in our environment, from property rights advocates to resource practitioners and theorists to environmental activists
Foundations of ecological resilience( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecological resilience provides a theoretical foundation for understanding how complex systems adapt to and recover from localized disturbances like hurricanes, fires, pest outbreaks, and floods, as well as large-scale perturbations such as climate change. Ecologists have developed resilience theory over the past three decades in an effort to explain surprising and nonlinear dynamics of complex adaptive systems. Resilience theory is especially important to environmental scientists for its role in underpinning adaptive management approaches to ecosystem and resource management. Foundations of Ecological Resilience is a collection of the most important articles on the subject of ecological resilience--those writings that have defined and developed basic concepts in the field and help explain its importance and meaning for scientists and researchers. The book's three sections cover articles that have shaped or defined the concepts and theories of resilience, including key papers that broke new conceptual ground and contributed novel ideas to the field; examples that demonstrate ecological resilience in a range of ecosystems; and articles that present practical methods for understanding and managing nonlinear ecosystem dynamics. Foundations of Ecological Resilience is an important contribution to our collective understanding of resilience and an invaluable resource for students and scholars in ecology, wildlife ecology, conservation biology, sustainability, environmental science, public policy, and related fields
Discontinuities in ecosystems and other complex systems by Craig R Allen( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the publication of C.S. Holling's seminal work on the relationship between animal body mass patterns and scale-specific landscape structure, ecologists began to explore the theoretical and applied consequences of discontinuities in ecosystems and other complex systems. Are ecosystems and their components continuously distributed and do they adhere to scaling laws, or are they discontinuous and more complex than early models would have us believe? The resulting propositions over the structure of complex systems sparked an ongoing debate regarding the mechanisms generating discontinui
The functional response of invertebrate predators to prey density by C. S Holling( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pest management : proceedings of an international conference, 25-29 October 1976( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paths from a viewpoint : the Wellington festschrift on insect ecology( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of a Conference on Pest Management, 25-29, October, 1976 by Conference on Pest Management( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alpine Areas Workshop, May 13-17, 1974 by Alpine Areas Workshop( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons for ecological policy design : a case study of ecosystem management by William C Clark( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management and standards for perturbed ecosystems by Myron B Fiering( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pest management : proceedings of an international conference, October 25-29, 1976 by Pest Management Conference( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resilience and stability of ecological systems by C. S Holling( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modelling and simulation for environmental impact analysis( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecological policy design : lessons from a study of forest/pest management by C. S Holling( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Development and use of ecological modules in resource development simulation by C. S Holling( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Process models equilibrium structures, and population dynamics : on the formulation and testing of realistic theory in ecology by William C Clark( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report to the Santa Ana Watershed Planning Agency concerning resource management in the Santa Ana Watershed by C. S Holling( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biodiversity conservation : problems and policies by Charles Perrings( )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is one of a number of publications to carry the results of the first research programme of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science's Beijer Institute. The Institute was formed in 1991 in order to promote interdisciplinary research between natural and social scientists on the interdependency between economic and ecological systems. In its first research programme, the Biodiversity Programme, the Institute brought together a number of leading economists and ecologists to address the theoretical and policy issues associated with the current high rates of biodiversity loss in such systems - whether the result of direct depletion, the destruction of habitat, or specialisation in agriculture, forestry and fisheries. l This volume reports some of the more policy-oriented work carried out under the programme. The broad aim of the programme is to further our understanding of the causes and consequences of biodiversity loss, and to identify the options for addressing the problem. The results have turned out to be surprising to those who see biodiversity loss primarily in terms of the erosion of the genetic library. In various ways the work carried out under the programme has already begun to alter our perception of where the problem in biodiversity loss lies and what policy options are available to deal with it. Indeed, the programme has provided a powerful set of arguments for reappraising not just the economic and ecological implications of biodiversity loss, but the whole case for development based on specialisation of resource use
 
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Panarchy : understanding transformations in human and natural systems
Alternative Names
Choling, K. S. 1930-

Holing, K. S.

Holling, Buzz

Holling, Buzz 1930-

Holling, C. S.

Holling, Crawford S.

Holling, Crawford S. 1930-

Holling, Crawford Stanley

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Adaptive environmental assessment and managementFoundations of ecological resilienceDiscontinuities in ecosystems and other complex systems