Chapter 46. A preliminary Assessment of Priority Areas for Plant Biodiversity Conservation in the Wet Tropics Bioregion

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member2 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor3
  1. Kristen J. Williams,
  2. Chris R. Margules,
  3. Petina L. Pert§ and
  4. Tom Barrett

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch46

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

Williams, K. J., Margules, C. R., Pert, P. L. and Barrett, T. (2008) A preliminary Assessment of Priority Areas for Plant Biodiversity Conservation in the Wet Tropics Bioregion, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch46

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 3

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Tropical Forest Research Centre, Atherton, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  2. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  3. §

    The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  4. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321

Keywords:

  • priority areas for plant biodiversity conservation;
  • database of vascular plant locations;
  • Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA, Queensland);
  • identifying priority areas;
  • planning units for entire Wet Tropics bioregion;
  • systematic conservation planning

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Summary

  • References