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The science of open spaces : theory and practice for conserving large, complex systems

Author: Charles G Curtin
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Management policies have tended to promote a one-size-fits-all mentality for large, complex landscapes. The author argues that instead we need a science-based approach that accounts for the dynamic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles G Curtin
ISBN: 159726993X 9781597269933 1597269921 9781597269926 1610912055 9781610912051
OCLC Number: 896601387
Description: xiii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Integrating Conservation and Complexity through the Perspective of Place --
Experiments in Post-normal Science in Southwestern Rangelands --
Experiments in the Governance of Maine's Coastal Fisheries --
The Conceptual Underpinnings of Open Spaces --
Resilience and the Social-Ecological Synthesis --
Practical Aspects of Sustaining Open Spaces.
Responsibility: Charles G. Curtin.

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