National Parks Protected Areas

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April 2005



National Parks and Protected Areas: Approaches for Balancing Social, Economic and Ecological Values is peerless in its unified treatment of the issues surrounding this subject. From decision-making for planning and management to the principles of ecology and economics, this text examines the analytical methods, information technologies, and planning and management problems associated with protected area planning and management. Protected area managers and students in undergraduate and graduate courses in natural resource management will appreciate this highly readable book.


Preface. Contemporary Issues in Protected Area Management. Role and Status of Protected Areas. Cultural Values. Social, Economic, and Ecological Values. Institutional Environment. Selection and Delineation. Concepts for Ecosystem Management. Approaches to Ecosystem Management. Case Studies in Protected Area Management-I. Case Studies in Protected Area Management-II. Future Planning and Management. Synthesis. Index.


Tony Prato is Professor of Ecological Economics, Co-Director, Center for Agricultural, Resource and Environmental Systems, University of Missouri-Columbia. Dan Fagre is Research Ecologist and Global Climate Change Coordinator, USGS Science Center, West Glacier, Montana.


The balance of nature in any strict sense has been upset long ago...The only option we have is to create a new balance objectively determined for each area in accordance with the intended use of that area." --Aldo Leopold, 1927, in a letter to the Superintendent of Glacier National Park
EAN: 9780813812489
ISBN: 0813812488
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2005
Seitenanzahl: 446 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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