Ecosystem Geography: From Ecoregions to Sites (Hardback)Robert G. Bailey (author)
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This book outlines a system that subdivides the Earth into a hierarchy of increasingly finer-scale ecosystems that can serve as a consistent framework for ecological analysis and management. The system consists of a three-part, nested hierarchy of ecosystem units and associated mapping criteria. This new edition has been updated throughout with new text, figures, diagrams, photographs, and tables.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 251
Weight: 675 g
Dimensions: 235 x 178 x 20 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2009
"I would recommend this book to those with serious interest in physical geography-a good resource for those who teach physical geography." (Journal of Geography)
"The new `ecosystem management' demands an understanding of ecosystems and the relationships between them. In short, it requires a sound geographical knowledge of ecosystems. Ecosystem Geography lays a firm foundation for such knowledge." (Progress in Physical Geography)
"The book is essential reading for ecologists and natural area managers interested in ecosystem management and understanding how their landscapes fit into the larger picture regionally, continentally, and globally." (Natural Areas Journal)