A Concise Guide for the Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences
By (author) John C. Gordon
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Planning Research by John C. Gordon
Book DescriptionThis concise yet comprehensive guide describes in detail a successful method for planning and writing about proposed research and management projects. Intended for use by a wide variety of individuals in life sciences, environmental sciences, and management, the volume offers indispensable, step-by-step advice for any student or professional undertaking a research project. John C. Gordon focuses first on the importance of thinking carefully and writing down a research plan, describing each component of such a plan and explaining why it is important. In subsequent chapters he shows how to describe research or management problems, how to write clear objectives, the importance of the hypothesis, how to deal with schedules and budgets, how to communicate completed plans, and how to prepare grant applications. Gordon concludes with an insightful chapter on the social significance of scientific research.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300120066
(210mm x 140mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 4-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John C. Gordon
Environmental Leadership Equals Essential Leadership, Paperback (October 2012)
States that leadership is a learned skill and can be acquired by anyone willing to make the effort. Through case studies of a variety of organizations, the authors emphasise that all members of productive groups must be ready to take the lead when their specific skills are most relevant to the problem at hand.
Forests to Fight Poverty, Paperback (July 1999)» View all books by John C. Gordon
An exploration of the biological, social and economic causes of tropical deforestation and remedies appropriate to the biology and culture of diverse regions and localities. The authors look at the relationships between forests and poverty, and examine successes and failures in agroforestry.
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Author Biography - John C. Gordon
John C. Gordon is Pinchot Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies Emeritus, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; chairman, Interforest LLC; and chairman, The Candlewood Timber Group. He is the coauthor of Environmental Leadership Equals Essential Leadership and Forests to Fight Poverty, both published by Yale University Press. He lives in Holderness, NH.
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