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In pursuit of ecosystem management

Canadian Institute of Forestry. Newfoundland Section. Meeting

In pursuit of ecosystem management

proceedings of the Technical Session of the Canadian Institute of Forestry, Newfoundland Section, 38th Annual Meeting, St. John"s, Newfoundland, November 3-4, 1994

by Canadian Institute of Forestry. Newfoundland Section. Meeting

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Published by Canadian Institute of Forestry in [S.l.] .
Written in English

  • Ecosystem management -- Canada -- Congresses.,
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    Statement[editors, Denes Bajzak, Bruce Roberts].
    ContributionsBajzak, Denes, 1933-, Roberts, Bruce A., Canada/Newfoundland Cooperation Agreement for Forestry Development.
    LC ClassificationsQH77.C2 C36 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 169 p. :
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16402288M

    Contents FOREWORD ix ABSTRACT/RESUMÉ xi-xii ABOUT THE AUTHOR xiv ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xv 1. INTRODUCTION 1 2. MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE RICEFIELD ECOSYSTEM 3 3. FLOODWATER MANAGEMENT AND PROPERTIES 7 Water management in wetland rice cultivation 7 Physical and chemical properties of the floodwater 8 Temperature 8 pH . 6. Ecosystems must be managed within the limits of their functioning. 7. The ecosystem approach should be undertaken at the appropriate spatial and temporal scales. 8. Recognizing the varying temporal scales and lag-effects that characterize ecosystem processes, objectives for ecosystem management should be set for the long term. 9.

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