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Bridging scales and knowledge systems : concepts and applications in ecosystem assessment / edited by Walter V. Reid [and others].

Contributor(s): Reid, Walter V, 1956- | Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (Program)Material type: TextTextSeries: Millennium Ecosystem Assessment seriesPublication details: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2006. Description: 1 online resource (xii, 351 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781435606425; 1435606426; 9781597268400; 1597268402Subject(s): Ecosystem management | Human ecology | NATURE -- Animals -- Wildlife | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biological Diversity | Ecosystem management | Human ecology | Humanökologie | Umweltanalyse | Umweltindikator | Ökosystem | Gestion des écosystèmes -- Actes de congrès | Écologie humaine -- Actes de congrèsGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. | Aufsatzsammlung. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bridging scales and knowledge systems.DDC classification: 333.95 LOC classification: QH75 | .B695 2006ebOther classification: AR 14000 | RB 10525 | UMW 011f | UMW 020f Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
How scale matters / Thomas J. Wilbanks -- Politics of scale in environmental assessments / Louis Lebel -- Assessing ecosystem services at different scales in the portugal millennium ecosystem assessment / Henrique M. Pereira, Tiago Domingos and Luis Vicente -- Synthesis of data and methods across scales to connnect local policy decisions to regional envioronmental conditions / Chris Davis -- Scales of governance in carbon sinks / Emily Boyd -- What counts as local knowledge in global environmental assessments and conventions / J. Peter Brosius -- Bridging the gap or crossing a bridge? / Michael Davis -- Mobilizing knowledge for integrated ecosystem assessments / Christo Fabricius, Robert Scholes and Georgina Cundill -- Keep it simple and be relevant / Joan Eamer -- Cosmovisions and environmental governance / Jorge Ishizawa -- Harmonizing traditional and scientific knowledge systems in rainfall prediction and utilization / Rengalakshmi Raj -- Managing people's knowledge / Yogesh Gokhale [and others] -- Barriers to local-level ecosystem assessment and participatory management in Brazil / Christiana S. Seixas -- Integrating epistemologies through scenarios / Elena Bennett and Monika Zurek -- Politics of bridging scales and epistemologies / Clark Miller and Paul Erickson.
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"A contribution to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment"--P [iii].

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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How scale matters / Thomas J. Wilbanks -- Politics of scale in environmental assessments / Louis Lebel -- Assessing ecosystem services at different scales in the portugal millennium ecosystem assessment / Henrique M. Pereira, Tiago Domingos and Luis Vicente -- Synthesis of data and methods across scales to connnect local policy decisions to regional envioronmental conditions / Chris Davis -- Scales of governance in carbon sinks / Emily Boyd -- What counts as local knowledge in global environmental assessments and conventions / J. Peter Brosius -- Bridging the gap or crossing a bridge? / Michael Davis -- Mobilizing knowledge for integrated ecosystem assessments / Christo Fabricius, Robert Scholes and Georgina Cundill -- Keep it simple and be relevant / Joan Eamer -- Cosmovisions and environmental governance / Jorge Ishizawa -- Harmonizing traditional and scientific knowledge systems in rainfall prediction and utilization / Rengalakshmi Raj -- Managing people's knowledge / Yogesh Gokhale [and others] -- Barriers to local-level ecosystem assessment and participatory management in Brazil / Christiana S. Seixas -- Integrating epistemologies through scenarios / Elena Bennett and Monika Zurek -- Politics of bridging scales and epistemologies / Clark Miller and Paul Erickson.

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