Method in Ecology by Kristin S. Shrader-Frechette
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Method in Ecology
By Kristin S. Shrader-Frechette

Method in Ecology

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Method in Ecology by Kristin S. Shrader-Frechette

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In this volume, the authors discuss what practical contributions ecology can and can't make in applied science and environmental problem solving. In the first section, they discuss conceptual problems that have often prevented the formulation and evaluation of powerful, precise, general theories, explain why island biogeography is still beset with controversy and examine the ways in which science is value laden. In the second section, they describe how ecology can give us specific answers to practical environmental questions posed in individual case studies, and argue for a new way to look at scientific error. A case study using the Florida panther is examined in the light of these findings. They end by suggesting a bright future for the important, but relatively undeveloped task of applying ecology to practical environmental problem solving.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521418614
ISBN-10: 0521418615
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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