Title: The use of ecological classification in management
Author: Carpenter, Constance A.; Busch, Wolf-Dieter; Cleland, David T.; Gallegos, Juan; Harris, Rick; Holm, ray; Topik, Chris; Williamson, Al;
Source: In: Szaro, R.C., eds. Ecological stewardship: a common reference for ecosystem management. Vol. 2. p.395-430. (1999)
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: Ecological classificafion systems range over a variety of scales and reflect a variety of scientific viewpoints. They incorporate or emphasize varied arrays of environmental factors. Ecological classifications have been developed for marine, wetland, lake, stream, and terrestrial ecosystems. What are the benefits of ecological classification for natural resource management planning and implementation?
Keywords: Ecological units, mapping, land cover, landscape, habitat type, desired future conditions
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Carpenter, Constance A.; Busch, Wolf-Dieter; Cleland, David T.; Gallegos, Juan; Harris, Rick; Holm, ray; Topik, Chris; Williamson, Al 1999. The use of ecological classification in management. In: Szaro, R.C., eds. Ecological stewardship: a common reference for ecosystem management. Vol. 2. p.395-430. (1999)
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