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Ecological monitoring and national parks

Parks Canada National Workshop (1994 University of Waterloo)

Ecological monitoring and national parks

proceedings of a workshop held at the University of Waterloo, 17-20 January, 1994

by Parks Canada National Workshop (1994 University of Waterloo)

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Published by Heritage Resources Centre, University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental monitoring,
  • Congresses,
  • National parks and reserves

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by A. Skibicki ... [et al.].
    SeriesWorking paper -- #7, Working paper (Heritage Resources Centre) -- #7.
    ContributionsSkibicki, A. J. (Andrew J.), Heritage Resources Centre
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 373 p. :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26565623M
    ISBN 100921245823

    IUCN directory of Afrotropical protected areas IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre, IUCN Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, United Nations Environment Programme, Global Environmental Monitoring . National Parks. America's national park system includes hundreds of areas covering millions of acres in nearly every state and U.S. possession. The national parks include natural wonders, historical and cultural landmarks, and recreational areas as varied as Massachusetts' Cape Cod National Seashore, Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park, New York's Statue of Liberty, and Pennsylvania's Gettysburg.

    National Parks and Public Lands: Yosemite Fall: A National Park Mystery by Scott Graham. A mystery novel, book four in a series set in national parks, about an archeologist trying to solve two murders: one from years ago and another, in the present day, in which he's just been implicated. Parks Research Forum of Ontario (PRFO) State-of-the-Art Workshop 37 impetus to conduct EI monitoring fl ows from the requirements of Section 11 of the Canada National Parks Act (Government of Canada, ), which states that: “The minister shall, within fi ve years after a park is estab- lished, prepare a management plan for the park, containing a long-term ecological vision for the park.

    Environmental Software Systems in National Park Monitoring and Management P. Fischer-Stabel, University of Applied Sciences Trier. National Parks Common idea worldwide: the conservation of 'wild nature' for posterity area and to effectively enforce the respect of ecological, geomorphological, or aesthetic features which have led to its. Chapter 7 (Page no: ) Monitoring of tourism in national parks and protected areas. This chapter provides basic concepts in assessing and monitoring the impact of tourism in national parks and .


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