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|Genre/Form:||Conference papers and proceedings
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
International Workshop on Biodiversity Information (1996 : London, England).
Oxon, OX, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CAB International, ©1997
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
D L Hawksworth; P M Kirk; Stella Dextre Clarke; C.A.B. International.
|Notes:||The International Workshop on Biodiversity Information was held in London, England.|
|Description:||x, 194 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||The importance of biodiversity information / Sir Crispin Tickell --
Information needs in biodiversity assessments, from genes to ecosystems / V.H. Heywood --
Assessing information needs for sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity / D.H. Janzen and R. Gámez --
Defining and meeting needs for information: agriculture and forestry perspective / T.J.B. Boyle and J.M. Lenné --
Information needs of inventory programmes / D.L. Hawksworth and R.K. Mibey --
Wider use and application of indigenous knowledge, innovations and practices: information systems and ethical concerns / D.D. Posey --
Management of information to support conservation decision making / J.R. Busby --
Overview of the UNEP/GEF Biodiversity Data Management Project (BDM) / F. Duff --
The role of information in the operation of the convention on biological diversity / C. Juma --
Designing information systems to support biodiversity conservation / B.A. Stein --
Networks for distributing information / V.P. Canhos, G.P. Manfio and D.A.L. Canhos --
Biodiversity: the role of information technology in distributing information / J.R. Burley, P.R. Scott and A.W. Speedy --
Final report and recommendations.
|Responsibility:||sponsored by CAB International [and others] ; edited by David L. Hawksworth, Paul M. Kirk, and Stella Dextre Clarke.|
"Biodiversity is one of the ecological buzzwords of this decade, although it is often poorly defined or implemented, and is largely redundant with the old ecological concept of diversity. This book