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Geodiversity : valuing and conserving abiotic nature

Author: J M Gray
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : J. Wiley, ©2004.
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"This book is for geologists and geomorphologists, nature conservationists, ecologists, landscape planners and architects. It would also make an excellent, reference for undergraduates taking courses in Environmental Management, Nature Conservation, Resource Management or Applied Geology within Departments of Geography, Geology and Environmental Science, as well as Landscape Architecture, Planning and  Read more...
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Gray, J.M.
Geodiversity.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : J. Wiley, ©2004
(OCoLC)625389511
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J M Gray
ISBN: 0470848952 9780470848951 0470848960 9780470848968
OCLC Number: 52784118
Description: xiii, 434 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Defining geodiversity --
Describing geodiversity --
Valuing geodiversity --
Threats to geodiversity --
Conserving geodiversity : the protected area and legislative approaches --
Managing geodiversity : new approaches for the wider landscape --
Comparing and integrating geodiversity and biodiversity --
Towards a vision for geodiversity conservation.
Responsibility: Murray Gray.
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Describes the interrelationships between geodiversity and biodiversity, the value of geodiversity to society, as well as the threats to its existence. Illustrated with global case studies, this book  Read more...

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