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The Sustainable Biosphere Initiative: An Ecological Research Agenda: A Report from the Ecological Society of America
In this document, the Ecological Society of America proposes the Sustainable Biosphere Initiative (SBI), an initiative that focuses on the necessary role of ecological science in the wise managementExpand
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The Status of the Science Examining Ecotones
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Ecology and Our Endangered Life-Support Systems
This new book, by one of the world's most distinguished ecologists, provides a review of the holistic or "big picture" principles of ecology. It is a timely presentation of the basic ecologicalExpand
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Landscape ecology: Directions and approaches
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Global Warming and Biological Diversity
This book discusses in detail the consequences of global warming for ecosystems and includes commentary by distinguished scientists on many aspects of this critical problem. Considering a variety ofExpand
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Ecotones: The Role Of Landscape Boundaries In The Management And Restoration Of Changing Environments
1. Introduction: The role of landscape boundaries in the management and restoration of changing environments.- 2. Fundamental ecological characteristics of landscape boundaries.- 3. ClimaticExpand
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The Allerton Park workshop revisited — A commentary
In 1983,25 scientists gathered for a three-day workshop at Allerton Park, Illinois, for the purpose of considering the current and future status and the importance of landscape ecology from a NorthExpand
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Long-term ecological research : an international perspective
An examination of long-term ecological studies. The contributors describe existing international long-term research efforts, evaluate facilitating mechanisms, propose important research questionsExpand
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General concepts for measuring cumulative impacts on wetland ecosystems
The conceptual approach suggested by Preston and Bedford (1988) addresses many critical issues, such as the need to define dimensions of scale, and the importance of wetland size, shape, and location in the landscape.A cumulative impact matrix is proposed that sets up additive, synergistic, and indirect categories, each capable of variation in space and time. Expand
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