4 edition of Preserving ecological systems found in the catalog.
|Statement||editors S. Draggan, J.J. Cohrssen, R. Morrison.|
|Contributions||Draggan, S., Cohrssen, J. J., Morrison, R.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||240|
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Part I is an overview of some of the methods and rationales for ecological systems modeling for the purposes of simulation and systems analysis.
It provides an elementary introduction to the use of analog and digital computers for simulation and a rationale for ecological model-building.
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Ecology describes the relationship between living beings and the environment, while environmental protection and nature conservation involve measures aimed at preserving the environment. Although ecology research is a broad field, it can be broken down into three main subdisciplines.
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Ecological systems theory explains how human development is influenced by different types of environmental systems.
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The book links recent advances in the theory of resilience, sustainability, and vulnerability with practical issues of ecosystem management and governance. Preserving ecological systems: the agenda for long-term research and development Author: Sidney Draggan ; John J Cohrssen ; Richard E Morrison ; Council on Environmental Quality (U.S.).
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Appropriate observation methods, long-term monitoring and modeling reveal the complexity of systems, trophic interactions and spatiotemporal dynamics.
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Systems ecology can be seen as an application of general systems theory to ecology. Central to the systems ecology approach is the idea that an ecosystem is a complex system exhibiting emergent properties.