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The Resource The Kruger experience : ecology and management of savanna heterogeneity, edited by Johan du Toit, Kevin H. Rogers Harry C Biggs ; foreword by Anthony R. E. Sinclair and Brian H. Walker

The Kruger experience : ecology and management of savanna heterogeneity, edited by Johan du Toit, Kevin H. Rogers Harry C Biggs ; foreword by Anthony R. E. Sinclair and Brian H. Walker

Label
The Kruger experience : ecology and management of savanna heterogeneity
Title
The Kruger experience
Title remainder
ecology and management of savanna heterogeneity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Johan du Toit, Kevin H. Rogers Harry C Biggs ; foreword by Anthony R. E. Sinclair and Brian H. Walker
Contributor
Editor
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Kruger Experience is an invaluable new resource for scientists and managers involved with large, conserved ecosystems as well as for conservation practitioners and others with interests in adaptive management, the societal context of conservation, links between research and management in parks, and parks/academic partnerships
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
577.4/8/0968271
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH195.S6
LC item number
K78 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Du Toit, Johan T.
  • Biggs, Harry
  • Rogers, Kevin H.
  • Sinclair, A. R. E.
  • Walker, B. H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Savanna ecology
  • Ecological heterogeneity
  • Ecosystem management
  • NATURE / Ecology
  • NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / Wilderness
  • SCIENCE / Environmental Science
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology
  • Ecological heterogeneity
  • Ecosystem management
  • Savanna ecology
  • South Africa
Label
The Kruger experience : ecology and management of savanna heterogeneity, edited by Johan du Toit, Kevin H. Rogers Harry C Biggs ; foreword by Anthony R. E. Sinclair and Brian H. Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Anthony R.E. Sinclair and Brian H. Walker -- PART I : The historical and conceptual framework -- The Kruger National Park: a century of management and research / David Mabunda, Danie J. Pienaar, and Johan Verhoef -- Biotic and abiotic variability as key determinants of savanna heterogeneity at multiple spatiotemporal scales / Steward T.A. Pickett, Mary L. Cadenasso, and Tracy L. Benning -- Adopting a heterogeneity paradigm: implications for management of protected savannas / Kevin H. Rogers -- An adaptive system to link science, monitoring, and management in practice / Harry C. Biggs and Kevin H. Rogers -- PART II : A template for savanna heterogeneity -- The abiotic template and its associated vegetation pattern / Freek J. Venter, Robert J. Scholes, Luanne B. Otter, and Andrew J. Woghiren -- Fire as a driver of ecosystem variability / Brian W. van Wilgen, Winston S.W. Trollope, Harry C. Biggs, Andre L.F. Potgieter, and Bruce H. Brockett -- Surface water availability: implications for heterogeneity and ecosystem processes / Angela Gaylord, Norman Owen-Smith, and Jessica Redfern -- River heterogeneity: ecosystem structure, function, and management / Kevin H. Rogers and Jay O'Keeffe -- PART III : Interactions between biotic components -- Interactions between species and ecosystem characteristics / Robert J. Naiman, Leo Braack, Rina Grant, Alan C. Kemp, Johan T. du Toit, and Freek J. Venter -- Vegetation dynamics in the Kruger ecosystem / Robert J. Scholes, William J. Bond, and Holger C. Eckhardt -- Insects and savanna heterogeneity / Leo Braack and Per Kryger -- Birds: responders and contributors to savanna heterogeneity / Alan C. Kemp, W. Richard J. Dean, Ian J. Whyte, Suzanne J. Milton, and Patrick C. Benson -- Large herbivores and savanna heterogeneity / Johan T. du Toit -- Rainfall influences on ungulate population dynamics / Norman Owen-Smith and Joseph Ogutu -- Kruger's elephant population: its size and consequences for ecosystem heterogeneity / Ian J. Whyte, Rudi van Aarde, and Stuart L. Pimm -- Wildlife diseases and veterinary controls: a savanna ecosytem perspective / Roy G. Bengis, Rina Grant, and Valerius de Vos -- Large carnivores and savanna heterogeneity / Michael G.L. Mills and Paul J. Funston -- PART IV : Humans and savannas -- Anthropogenic influences at the ecosystem level / Stefanie Freitag-Ronaldson and Llewellyn C. Foxcroft -- Beyond the fence: people and the Lowveld landscape / Sharon Pollard, Charlie Shackleton, and Jane Carruthers -- Heterogeneity and management of the Lowveld Rivers / Jay O'Keeffe and Kevin H. Rogers -- Integration of science: successes, challenges, and the future / Harry C. Biggs -- Reflections on the Kruger experience and reaching forward / Michael G.L. Mills, Jane Lubchenco, William Robertson IV, Harry C. Biggs, and David Mabunda
Control code
905969614
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597262996
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11444096
Publisher number
MWT11444096
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905969614
Label
The Kruger experience : ecology and management of savanna heterogeneity, edited by Johan du Toit, Kevin H. Rogers Harry C Biggs ; foreword by Anthony R. E. Sinclair and Brian H. Walker
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Anthony R.E. Sinclair and Brian H. Walker -- PART I : The historical and conceptual framework -- The Kruger National Park: a century of management and research / David Mabunda, Danie J. Pienaar, and Johan Verhoef -- Biotic and abiotic variability as key determinants of savanna heterogeneity at multiple spatiotemporal scales / Steward T.A. Pickett, Mary L. Cadenasso, and Tracy L. Benning -- Adopting a heterogeneity paradigm: implications for management of protected savannas / Kevin H. Rogers -- An adaptive system to link science, monitoring, and management in practice / Harry C. Biggs and Kevin H. Rogers -- PART II : A template for savanna heterogeneity -- The abiotic template and its associated vegetation pattern / Freek J. Venter, Robert J. Scholes, Luanne B. Otter, and Andrew J. Woghiren -- Fire as a driver of ecosystem variability / Brian W. van Wilgen, Winston S.W. Trollope, Harry C. Biggs, Andre L.F. Potgieter, and Bruce H. Brockett -- Surface water availability: implications for heterogeneity and ecosystem processes / Angela Gaylord, Norman Owen-Smith, and Jessica Redfern -- River heterogeneity: ecosystem structure, function, and management / Kevin H. Rogers and Jay O'Keeffe -- PART III : Interactions between biotic components -- Interactions between species and ecosystem characteristics / Robert J. Naiman, Leo Braack, Rina Grant, Alan C. Kemp, Johan T. du Toit, and Freek J. Venter -- Vegetation dynamics in the Kruger ecosystem / Robert J. Scholes, William J. Bond, and Holger C. Eckhardt -- Insects and savanna heterogeneity / Leo Braack and Per Kryger -- Birds: responders and contributors to savanna heterogeneity / Alan C. Kemp, W. Richard J. Dean, Ian J. Whyte, Suzanne J. Milton, and Patrick C. Benson -- Large herbivores and savanna heterogeneity / Johan T. du Toit -- Rainfall influences on ungulate population dynamics / Norman Owen-Smith and Joseph Ogutu -- Kruger's elephant population: its size and consequences for ecosystem heterogeneity / Ian J. Whyte, Rudi van Aarde, and Stuart L. Pimm -- Wildlife diseases and veterinary controls: a savanna ecosytem perspective / Roy G. Bengis, Rina Grant, and Valerius de Vos -- Large carnivores and savanna heterogeneity / Michael G.L. Mills and Paul J. Funston -- PART IV : Humans and savannas -- Anthropogenic influences at the ecosystem level / Stefanie Freitag-Ronaldson and Llewellyn C. Foxcroft -- Beyond the fence: people and the Lowveld landscape / Sharon Pollard, Charlie Shackleton, and Jane Carruthers -- Heterogeneity and management of the Lowveld Rivers / Jay O'Keeffe and Kevin H. Rogers -- Integration of science: successes, challenges, and the future / Harry C. Biggs -- Reflections on the Kruger experience and reaching forward / Michael G.L. Mills, Jane Lubchenco, William Robertson IV, Harry C. Biggs, and David Mabunda
Control code
905969614
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597262996
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11444096
Publisher number
MWT11444096
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905969614

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