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Wilderness science in a time of change conference-Volume 3: Wilderness as a place for scientific inquiry; 1999 May 23-27; Missoula, MT

Author(s):

Stephen F. McCool
William T. Borrie
Jennifer O'Loughlin

Year:

2000

Publication type:

Proceedings (P)

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Source:

Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-3. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 275 p.

Description

Thirty-six papers related to the theme of wilderness as a place to conduct science are included. Five overview papers synthesize knowledge and research about basic work in the biophysical and social sciences that has been conducted in wilderness. Other papers present the results of focused basic research in wilderness, with one set of papers devoted to the conduct and management of science in wilderness.

Wilderness as a place for scientific inquiry
The evolving role of science in wilderness to our understanding of ecosystems and landscapes
The effects of wilderness settings on organized groups: a state-of-knowledge paper
Global change in wilderness areas: disentangling natural and anthropogenic changes
Benefits of nonfacilitated uses of wilderness
The evolution of wilderness wildlife research in North America
Studies in the wilderness areas of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge: fire, bark beetles, human development, and climate change
Does protection of desert tortoise habitat generate other ecological benefits in the Mojave Desert?
Ecosystem dynamics and disturbance in mountain wildernesses: assessing vulnerability of natural resources to change
Establishing benchmark monitoring points in wilderness: successes and challenges
The importance of wilderness to whitebark pine research and management
Alpine vegetation communities and the alpine-treeline ecotone boundary in New England as biomonitors for climate change
Effects of the Suwannee River sill on the hydrology of the Okefenokee Swamp: application of research results in the environmental assessment process
A multiscale method for assessing vegetation baseline of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in protected areas of Chile
Shrub-steppe vegetation trend, Middle Fork Salmon River, Idaho
Edge effects and the effective size of old-growth coast redwood preserves
Monitoring reproduction and contraception in free ranging wildlife: tule elk (Cervus elaphus nannodes) at Point Reyes National Seashore
Dynamics of chinook salmon populations within Idaho's Frank Church Wilderness: implications for persistence
Paleontological excavations in designated wilderness: theory and practic
The ancient environment of the Beartooth Butte Formation (Devonian) in Wyoming and Montana: combining paleontological inquiry with federal management needs
Holocene rain-forest wilderness: a neotropical perspective on humans as an exotic, invasive species
Wilderness: a place for ethical inquiry
Encountering Heidi: meeting others as a central aspect of the river experience
Is there a shared idea of "wilderness" among outdoor recreationists?: evidence from three recreation sites
In their own words: wilderness values of outfitter/guides
Social psychological benefits of a wilderness adventure program
How wilderness therapy works: an examination of the wilderness therapy process to treat adolescents with behavioral problems and addictions
Interferences in place attachment: implications for wilderness
Primal hypotheses: the relationship between naturalness, solitude, and the wilderness experience benefits of development of self, development of community, and spiritual development
Identifying research needs for improved management of social impacts in wilderness recreation
A framework for evaluating proposals for scientific activities in wilderness
Wolf research in the Isle Royale wilderness: do the ends justify the means?
The challenge of scientific activities in wilderness
Research protocols in National Park Service wilderness
The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute: a national wilderness research program in support of wilderness management
Wilderness for science: pros and cons of using wilderness areas for biological research

Citation

McCool, Stephen F.; Cole, David N.; Borrie, William T.; O''Loughlin, Jennifer. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference-Volume 3: Wilderness as a place for scientific inquiry; 1999 May 23-27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-3. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 275 p.

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