Chapter 21. Protected Areas: A Systematic Conservation Planning Approach for Ecoregions

  1. James P. Gibbs,
  2. Malcolm L. Hunter Jr. and
  3. Eleanor J. Sterling

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch21

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

How to Cite

Gibbs, J. P., Hunter, M. L. and Sterling, E. J. (2008) Protected Areas: A Systematic Conservation Planning Approach for Ecoregions, in Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152877

Online ISBN: 9781444319576

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Keywords:

  • protected areas - systematic conservation planning approach for ecoregions;
  • biodiversity conservation and establishing and managing protected areas;
  • algorithms and techniques for selecting new reserves;
  • representation of biodiversity for minimum cost and ‘minimum representation’ problem;
  • planning units (PU);
  • protected Areas;
  • basic parameters for Solver;
  • proposed reserve network

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Procedures

  • Expected Products

  • Discussion

  • Making It Happen

  • Further Resources