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Arcata Community Forest

Mark Andre

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Northern California’s Arcata Community Forest (ACF) is owned by the residents of the city of Arcata and managed jointly by the city’s Natural Resources Division of the Environmental Services ... More


Exporting and Acclimatizing Regional Planning Models to the Tropics

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 7 focuses on the adaption of the mountain conception imported to the colonies. Indeed, the conception does not simply follow a copy paste model from the metropolises to the colonies. ... More


Listening to the Forest

Jeff Grignon and Robin Wall Kimmerer

in Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter focuses on the landscape of the Menominee Nation in northern Wisconsin, which is internationally recognized for sustainable forest management grounded in both traditional ecological ... More


Fire and Climax: Bureaucratic Divisions of Scientific Labor

Nathan F. Sayre

in The Politics of Scale: A History of Rangeland Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226083117
eISBN:
9780226083391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083391.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 2 explains the origins of another blind spot, fire, and its relation to Frederic Clements’ theory of succession. Clements conceived of vegetation as in equilibrium with climate and soils; ... More


The Caribbean Lowland Evergreen Moist and Wet Forests

Deedra McClearn, J. Pablo Arroyo-Mora, Enrique Castro, Ronald C. Coleman, Javier F. Espeleta, Carlos García-Robledo, Alex Gilman, José González, Armond T. Joyce, Erin Kuprewicz, John T. Longino, Nicole L. Michel, Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Andrea Romero, Carlomagno Soto, Orlando Vargas, Amanda Wendt, Steven Whitfield, and Robert M. Timm

in Costa Rican Ecosystems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226121505
eISBN:
9780226121642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121642.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Geography has played a critical role in Costa Rica’s Caribbean lowlands with respect to initial origin of the landmass, climate, patterns of vegetation, sites of early human settlement, colonial ... More


Regenerating Forests in Tropical Landscapes

Robin L. Chazdon

in Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses how tropical forests regenerate within a larger spatial context of human-modified landscapes, where natural or semi-natural habitats coexist within a matrix of different types ... More


Synthesis: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Robin L. Chazdon

in Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Forest regeneration and ecological restoration in tropical regions can have important co-benefits for the billions of people who depend on forests for their livelihoods and wellbeing. Existing ... More


The Forest-Climate Question

Deborah R. Coen

in Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226398822
eISBN:
9780226555027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555027.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This is the first of three chapters that use scientists’ unpublished letters and diaries to reconstruct the social and personal dimensions of the scaling process. Chapter Nine illustrates scaling as ... More


Liberating Labor: The Road to Baguio

Rebecca Tinio McKenna

in American Imperial Pastoral: The Architecture of US Colonialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417769
eISBN:
9780226417936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417936.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter concerns Benguet Road, the American colonial road built to reach the Baguio hill station. It was one of the first major public works projects that the colonial government undertook, and ... More


The Disordered Police State: German Cameralism as Science and Practice

Andre Wakefield Wakefield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226870205
eISBN:
9780226870229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226870229.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Probing the relationship between German political economy and everyday fiscal administration, this book focuses on the cameral sciences—a peculiarly German body of knowledge designed to train state ... More


American Conservation and the “World Movement”:: Networks, Personnel, and the International Context

Ian Tyrrel

in Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226197760
eISBN:
9780226197937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226197937.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Documents the rise of international concern over the depletion of wildlife and other resources on a global level and how that concern connected with and became articulated into American conservation. ... More


Encountering the Tropical World:: The Impact of Empire

Ian Tyrrel

in Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226197760
eISBN:
9780226197937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226197937.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Focuses on the practical experience of an encounter with new tropical colonies and potential colonies or spheres of informal influence in the underdeveloped/colonial world. Analyses the rise and role ... More


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