A General Framework for Prioritizing Land Units for Ecological Protection and Restoration.

@article{Hyman2000AGF,
  title={A General Framework for Prioritizing Land Units for Ecological Protection and Restoration.},
  author={Hyman and Leibowitz},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={23-35}
}
/ Past methods of prioritizing sites for protection and restoration have focused on lists of criteria or algorithms. These methods lack a common underlying framework, such that the process is explicit and repeatable, assumptions are highlighted, and commonalities and differences among prioritizations can be readily assessed. Our objective in this paper is to provide such a framework for cases where the goal of setting priorities is to maximize the ecological benefit gained from limited… CONTINUE READING

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