Volume 184 2006

Reindeer Management in Northernmost Europe

Linking Practical and Scientific Knowledge in Social-Ecological Systems

ISBN: 978-3-540-26087-5 (Print) 978-3-540-31392-2 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Prologue

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      Pages 1-2

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  2. Herders and Reindeer: The Cultural and Socio-Economic Dynamics of Human-Animal Relations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 3-9

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      Pages 11-25

      The Challenges of Modernity for Reindeer Management in Northernmost Europe

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      Pages 27-45

      Dynamics in Human-Reindeer Relations: Reflections on Prehistoric, Historic and Contemporary Practices in Northernmost Europe

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      Pages 47-71

      Development of Participatory Institutions for Reindeer Management in Finland: A Diagnosis of Deliberation, Knowledge Integration and Sustainability

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      Pages 73-93

      The Comparison of Indigenous and Scientific Perceptions of Reindeer Management

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      Pages 95-116

      The Challenges and Dilemmas of Concession Reindeer Management in Sweden

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      Pages 117-133

      Changes in Property Regimes and Reindeer Herding Management in Post-Soviet Herding Collectives: The Case of the Municipality of Lovozero (Murmansk Region, Northwest Russia)

  3. Reindeer Herding — Effects on Soils, Soil Biota and Vegetation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-139

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      Pages 141-165

      Defining the Quality of Reindeer Pastures: The Perspectives of Sámi Reindeer Herders

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      Pages 167-185

      Very High Resolution Remote Sensing Data in Reindeer Pasture Inventory in Northern Fennoscandia

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      Pages 187-198

      Vegetation: Structure, Cover, and Biomass of Subarctic Tundra Wetlands Used as Summer Pastures

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      Pages 199-216

      The Chemical Response of Reindeer Summer Pasture Plants in a Subarctic Peatland to Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation

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      Pages 217-243

      Consequences of Grazing on Soil Physical and Mechanical Properties in Forest and Tundra Environments

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      Pages 245-264

      Changes in Organic Horizon Soil Properties Due to Reindeer Herding and Changing Management

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      Pages 265-295

      Changing Microbial Ecology with Changes in Grazing and its Management

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      Pages 297-313

      Hygienic Status of Soils and Surface Waters in Reindeer Herding Areas in Northernmost Europe

  4. Integrative Models for Reindeer Management: The Interface Between Social and Natural Sciences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 315-317

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      Pages 319-339

      Population Trends of Semi-Domesticated Reindeer in Fennoscandia — Evaluation of Explanations

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      Pages 341-364

      Systems Analysis of Finnish Reindeer Management

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      Pages 365-379

      Synthesis: Environmental and Sociopolitical Conditions for Modern Reindeer Management in Europe’s North

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      Pages 381-383

      Epilogue