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Environmental risk assessment and management from a landscape perspective

Author: Lawrence Kapustka; Wayne G Landis; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010.
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An important guide to assessing and managing the environment from a landscape perspective. Ecological relationships are nested within the landscape. Identifying the relevant spatial and temporal scales is critical for an effective understanding of ecological functions that human societies depend upon. Moreover, human encroachment into natural areas, or changes in climate, can alter spatial relationships, which in  Read more...
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Environmental risk assessment and management from a landscape perspective.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010
(DLC) 2009037584
(OCoLC)449282654
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Kapustka; Wayne G Landis; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9780470593028 0470593024 9780470593011 0470593016 9780470089972 0470089970 1282755935 9781282755932
OCLC Number: 663449132
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 396 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Frontmatter --
Introduction / Lawrence A Kapustka, Wayne G Landis --
Ecological Risk Assessment toward a Landscape Perspective / Lawrence A Kapustka --
Populations, Habitat, and Ecological Systems: Elusive but Essential Considerations for a Landscape Perspective / Lawrence A Kapustka --
Relevance of Spatial and Temporal Scales to Ecological Risk Assessment / Alan R Johnson, Sandra J Turner --
Quantitative Measures and Ecological Hierarchy / G Darrel Jenerette, Jianguo Wu --
Bayesian Models in Assessment and Management / S Jannicke Moe --
Linking Regional and Local Risk Assessment / Rosana Moraes, Sverker Molander --
Integrating Health in Environmental Risk Assessments / Kenneth L Froese, Marla Orenstein --
Valuing Wildlands / Rebecca A Efroymson, Henriette I Jager, William W Hargrove --
Predicting Climate Change Risks to Riparian Ecosystems in Arid Watersheds: The Upper San Pedro as a Case Study / Hector Galbraith, Mark D Dixon, Juliet C Stromberg, Jeff T Price --
Invasive Species and Environmental Risk Assessment / Greg Linder, Edward Little --
Landscape Nonindigenous Species Risk Assessment: Asian Oyster and Nun Moth Case Studies / Wayne G Landis, Valerie C Chen, Audrey M Colnar, Laurel Kaminski, Goro Kushima, Ananda Seebach --
Ecological Risk Assessment of the Invasive for the Cherry Point Reach, Washington / Ananda Seebach, Audrey M Colnar, Wayne G Landis --
Integrated Laboratory and Field Investigations: Assessing Contaminant Risk to American Badgers / Dale J Hoff, Deborah A Goeldner, Michael J Hooper --
Environmental Risk Assessment of Pharmaceuticals / Joanne Parrott, Alison McLaughlin, David Lapen, Edward Topp --
Economic Analysis of Ecological Goods and Services / Ronald J McCormick, James Pittman, Timothy F H Allen --
Ecosystem Service Valuation Concepts and Methods / James Pittman, Ronald J McCormick --
Metrics and Indices for Sustainable Social₆Ecological Landscapes / Ronald J McCormick --
Epilogue --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence A. Kapustka, Wayne G. Landis.

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