Ecosystem Geography

  • Robert G. Bailey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  13. Back Matter
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About this book


The analysis and management of ecosystems rely increasingly on sound geographical knowledge. Ecosystem Geography is a landmark contribution which brings the geographer's tools - maps, scales, boundaries, and units - to the study of ecosystems. The author, a senior geographer and program manager with the U.S. Forest Service, has distilled more than two decades of research on ecosystem mapping and classification. His work has had a growing influence on how government and academic scientists are using ecological data to monitor biodiversity, manage land holdings, and interpret the results of climatic change. Ecosystem Geography features spectacular graphics, including diagrams, photographs, and abundant maps. It will be welcomed by ecologists, geographers, land and resource specialists, and anyone involved in the study of ecosystems.


currenttjb biodiversity climate desert ecosystem fauna forest geography geology hydrology Monitoring networks planning Seen soil vegetation

Authors and affiliations

  • Robert G. Bailey
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  1. 1.Ecosystem ManagementUSDA Forest ServiceFort CollinsUSA

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