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Yellowstone's destabilized ecosystem : elk effects, science, and policy conflict

Author: Frederic H Wagner
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The beloved Yellowstone National Park underwent a management shift in 1969 that drastically altered its landscape. This book comes at a time when scientific results are sometimes withheld so that they do not challenge policy positions. The author charges that Yellowstone-supported research has produced a faulty ecological paradigm, whether consciously or not, in order to maintain status quo of the Park's  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic H Wagner
OCLC Number: 1132074798
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 21 avril 2010).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiv, 371 pages) : illustrations, cartes, fichiers HTML
Responsibility: Frederic H. Wagner ; with contributions by Wayne L. Hamilton and Richard B. Keigley.

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Provides an assessment of the ecological history of Yellowstone's northern range, showing the impact of US Park Service policies on the health of the areas they oversee. This book shows that elk had  Read more...

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"Wagner's book includes new and informative analyses; an extensive synthesis of relevant literature; and strong personal opinion. His main thesis is nicely encapsulated in a concluding statement: Read more...

 
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