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Systemic management—what and why?

Charles W. Fowler

in Systemic Management: Sustainable Human Interactions with Ecosystems and the Biosphere

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199540969
eISBN:
9780191716249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540969.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter summarizes the underlying concepts of the book including: (1) an introduction to systemic management as it emerges from published tenets of management, derived in part from the ... More


Invasive Plants in Tropical Human‐Dominated Landscapes: Need for an Inclusive Management Strategy

R. Uma Shaanker, Gladwin Joseph, N.A. Aravind, Ramesh Kannan, and Ganeshaiah K.N.

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter argues that solutions to the management of invasive species need to be reworked to take into account the fact that invasive species can impact human livelihoods both negatively and ... More


Ecology and the Public Domain

Robert B. Keiter

in Keeping Faith with Nature: Ecosystems, Democracy, and America's Public Lands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092738
eISBN:
9780300128277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092738.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter focuses on ecology, ecosystem management, and federal public land policy. Current scientific and philosophical thought generally acknowledges that sustaining interconnected ecological ... More


Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs

Tim McClanahan and George M. Branch (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195319958
eISBN:
9780199869596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319958.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The book summarizes recent developments in the ecology of kelp forests and coral reefs in order to develop an understanding of the general principles of their ecological organization and how they ... More


Ecology Triumphant?: Spotted Owls and Ecosystem Management

Robert B. Keiter

in Keeping Faith with Nature: Ecosystems, Democracy, and America's Public Lands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092738
eISBN:
9780300128277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092738.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter focuses on the spotted owls controversy and its impact on ecosystem management in the Pacific Northwest's ancient forests. As that controversy unfolded, the federal courts played a ... More


Making Amends with the Past: Ecological Restoration and Public Lands

Robert B. Keiter

in Keeping Faith with Nature: Ecosystems, Democracy, and America's Public Lands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092738
eISBN:
9780300128277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092738.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses attempts of ecological restoration on public lands. Ecological restoration is a key component of ecosystem management and an essential element in any meaningful biodiversity ... More


Countervailing Forces

D. G. Webster

in Beyond the Tragedy in Global Fisheries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029551
eISBN:
9780262329972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029551.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

While genuine conservation measures tend to be a last resort the increasing number of fisheries crises in the 2nd half of the 20th century led to numerous innovations in fisheries management and the ... More


Aquatic Food Webs: An ecosystem approach

Andrea Belgrano, Ursula M. Scharler, Jennifer Dunne, and Robert E. Ulanowicz (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564836
eISBN:
9780191713828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564836.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This book provides a synthesis of theoretical and empirical food web research. Whether they are binary systems or weighted networks, food webs are of particular interest to ecologists by providing a ... More


Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Change: Using palaeoecology to manage dynamic landscapes in the Anthropocene

Lindsey Gillson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198713036
eISBN:
9780191781421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713036.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Faced with urgent issues of climate change, habitat loss, extinctions, pollution, and socioecological transformation, there is a need for a long-term perspective that guides ecosystem management, ... More


Leaders and Policy in a Contested Landscape

Susan G. Clark

in Ensuring Greater Yellowstone's Future: Choices for Leaders and Citizens

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124224
eISBN:
9780300145038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124224.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains how the leaders of the Yellowstone region should actively work toward more unified, organic policies, and those who will be able to transition the whole region toward a more ... More


Ecosystem function and co-evolution of terminology in marine science and management

David M. Paterson, Emma C Defew, and Julia Jabour

in Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Frameworks, methodologies, and integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642250
eISBN:
9780191774768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642250.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses ecosystem function and the co-evolution of terminology in marine science and management. It first presents various definitions of ecosystem function before discussing ways of ... More


‘Nested enterprises’? Spatial dimensions of ecological governance

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter considers the spatial dimensions of ecological governance. It explains that space is of central concern to rational ecological governance and discusses Elinor Ostrom's opinion that ... More


Why Ecosystem-Based Management?

Judith A. Layzer

in Natural Experiments: Ecosystem-Based Management and the Environment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122986
eISBN:
9780262278010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122986.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sheds light on how the concept of ecosystem-based management (EBM) came into existence and why this shall be considered as a remedy to environmental problems. The concept of EBM is ... More


Community ecology and Management of Salt Marshes

Jan P. Bakker, Dries P.J. Kuijper, and Julia Stahl

in Community Ecology: Processes, Models, and Applications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199228973
eISBN:
9780191711169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228973.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Communities at salt marshes feature interactions between sedimentation, nutrient availability, plant growth and natural herbivores such as geese and hares. We elucidate these interactions along a ... More


Overview

Anthony C. Steyermark

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter provides an overview of policies relating to the protection and management of wildlife biology. It discusses conservation-plan experiments and the integration of experimental science and ... More


Principles of Future Sustainability

James K. Agee

in Steward's Fork: A Sustainable Future for the Klamath Mountains

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251250
eISBN:
9780520933798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251250.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the principles of sustainability for successful ecosystem management of the Klamath Mountains. It defines sustainability as containing two principles: maintain the genetic ... More


Ecosystem Services

Arnas Palaima

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The San Francisco Bay estuary's tidal marshes play an important role in its ecosystem services for human society and the local economy. Next steps in implementation of the ecosystem services concept ... More


Agricultural Revolutions

David A. Cleveland

in Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The transition from foraging to agriculture—the Neolithic revolution—began about twelve thousand years ago. It changed three basic human relationships—with other species, the environment, and other ... More


How much information do managers need? The sensitivity of ecosystem service decisions to model complexity

Heather Tallis and Stephen Polasky

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter compares simple and complex models of ecosystem service provision and spatial distribution for carbon storage and sequestration and crop pollination. Carbon stock estimates from the two ... More


The Conservation Paradox

Lindsey Gillson

in Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Change: Using palaeoecology to manage dynamic landscapes in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198713036
eISBN:
9780191781421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713036.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Urgent action is needed to counter the climate change, extinctions, loss of diverse ecosystems, pollution, and consumption patterns that are driving the Earth’s life support systems towards a ... More


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