0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Books > Earth & environment > The environment > Environmental economics > Sustainability

Buy Now

Integrating Landscape Approaches and Multi-Resource Analysis into Natural Resource Management - Summary of a Workshop (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,184
Discovery Miles 11 840
  • This item is a special order that could take a long time to obtain.

Integrating Landscape Approaches and Multi-Resource Analysis into Natural Resource Management - Summary of a Workshop...
Integrating Landscape Approaches and Multi-Resource Analysis into Natural Resource Management - Summary of a Workshop...

Share your images

Integrating Landscape Approaches and Multi-Resource Analysis into Natural Resource Management - Summary of a Workshop (Paperback)

Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, Policy and Global Affairs, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Edited by Dominic A Brose

 (sign in to rate)
Loot Price R1,184 Discovery Miles 11 840 | Repayment Terms: R110 pm x 12*

Bookmark and Share

Our supplier does not have stock of this product at present, but we can create a special order for you. Alternatively, if you add it to your wishlist we will send you an email message should it become available from stock. Special orders from this supplier are normally fulfilled within 31 - 41 working days. Please note:

  • Special order items cannot be combined on an order with other items.
  • Special orders can sometimes take significantly longer than this estimate and sometimes our suppliers may be unable to fill a special order.
  • We cannot accept returns of special order titles.
  • If we haven't been able to get the product for you within about 3 months, we will automatically cancel the order and fully refund any payments that you have made.

New to special orders? Find out more.

The responsible management of natural resources for present-day needs and future generations requires integrated approaches that are place-based, embrace systems thinking, and incorporate the social, economic, and environmental considerations of sustainability. Landscape-scale analysis takes this holistic view by focusing on the spatial scales most appropriate for the resource types and values being managed. Landscape-scale analysis involves assessing landscape features in relation to a group of influencing factors such as land use change, hydrologic changes or other disturbances, topography, and historical vegetation conditions. As such, different types of data and multiple disciplines may be required for landscape analysis, depending on the question of interest and scale of analysis. Multi-resource analysis (MRA) is an approach to landscape-scale analysis that integrates information among multiple natural resources, including ecosystem services, and is designed to evaluate impacts and tradeoffs between development and conservation at landscape scales to inform public resource managers. This approach implicitly addresses social, economic, and ecological functional relationships; for example, actions to realize the benefits of one type of natural resource (e.g., minerals, oil, and gas) may influence behavior and potential benefits related to other types of natural resources (e.g., recreational opportunities). In June 2015, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a workshop on using landscape-based approaches and MRA to better inform federal decision making for the sustainable management of natural resources. Participants discussed knowledge gaps and priority areas for research and presentations of case studies of approaches that have been used to effectively integrate landscape-based approaches and MRA into practice. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

General

Imprint: National Academies Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2016
First published: 2016
Authors: Science and Technology for Sustainability Program • Policy and Global Affairs • National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Editors: Dominic A Brose
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-0-309-39215-0
Barcode: 9780309392150
Categories: Promotions
Books > Professional & Technical > Agriculture & farming
Books > Professional & Technical > Agriculture & farming > General
Books > Professional & Technical > Environmental engineering & technology
Books > Professional & Technical > Environmental engineering & technology > General
Books > Earth & environment > The environment > Management of land & natural resources
Books > Earth & environment > The environment > Environmental economics > Sustainability
LSN: 0-309-39215-2

Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Let us know about it.

Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? Send us a new image.

Is this product missing categories? Add more categories.

Review This Product

No reviews yet - be the first to create one!

Loyalty partners