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The Science of Open Spaces: Theory and Practice for Conserving Large, Complex Systems

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Since the days of the American Frontier, our management policies have promoted a one-size-fits-all mentality for large, complex landscapes. Landscape ecologist Charles Curtin argues that instead we need a science-based approach that accounts for the dynamic nature of complex systems and gives local stakeholders a say in their futures. The Science of Open Spaces proposes that we return to "first principles"--fundamental physical laws of the universe--and think about complex systems from the ground up based on modern ...

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The Science of Open Spaces: Theory and Practice for Conserving Large, Complex Systems
2015, Island Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781597269933

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The Science of Open Spaces: Theory and Practice for Conserving Large, Complex Systems
2015, Island Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781597269926

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