Title: Principles for ecological classification
Author: Grossman, Dennis H.; Bourgeron, Patrick; Busch, Wolf-Dieter N.; Cleland, David T.; Platts, William; Ray, G.; Robins, C.; Roloff, Gary;
Source: Ecological stewardship: a common reference for ecosystem management, vol. 2. p.353-393. (1999)
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: The principal purpose of any classification is to relate common properties among different entities to facilitate understanding of evolutionary and adaptive processes. In the context of this volume, it is to facilitate ecosystem stewardship, i.e., to help support ecosystem conservation and management objectives.
Keywords: Biogeography, ecoregions, vegetation, watersheds, climate, geology
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Grossman, Dennis H.; Bourgeron, Patrick; Busch, Wolf-Dieter N.; Cleland, David T.; Platts, William; Ray, G.; Robins, C.; Roloff, Gary 1999. Principles for ecological classification. Ecological stewardship: a common reference for ecosystem management, vol. 2. p.353-393. (1999)
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