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Principles for ecological classificationAuthor(s): Dennis H. Grossman; Patrick Bourgeron; Wolf-Dieter N. Busch; David T. Cleland; William Platts; G. Ray; C. Robins; Gary Roloff
Source: Ecological stewardship: a common reference for ecosystem management, vol. 2. p.353-393. (1999)
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe principal purpose of any classification is to relate common properties among different entities to facilitate understanding of evolutionary and adaptive processes. In the context of this volume, it is to facilitate ecosystem stewardship, i.e., to help support ecosystem conservation and management objectives.
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CitationGrossman, Dennis H.; Bourgeron, Patrick; Busch, Wolf-Dieter N.; Cleland, David T.; Platts, William; Ray, G.; Robins, C.; Roloff, Gary. 1999. Principles for ecological classification. Ecological stewardship: a common reference for ecosystem management, vol. 2. p.353-393. (1999)
KeywordsBiogeography, ecoregions, vegetation, watersheds, climate, geology
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