Ecological surrogates and indicators are used widely by resource managers because they provide a simpler way to monitor and understand complex biota and ecosystem processes. The potential for surrogates and indicators to guide complex resource management has meant they have been proposed for use in...
To Be Published October 1st 2015 by CRC Press
Effects on Agriculture, Biodiversity, and Ecological Processes
Series: Advances in Agroecology
By 2050, the global population of humans is predicted to increase by 35 percent. Approximately 70 percent more food may be required, and this will take place against a backdrop of 15-40 percent land degradation. This book examines land use intensification and biodiversity conservation and...
Published July 26th 2012 by CRC Press
Ecologists and managers of natural resources readily acknowledge the importance of long-term studies and monitoring for improved understanding and management of complex environmental systems. Long-term data are crucially important for providing baselines for evaluating environmental change. They...
Published May 26th 2010 by Routledge