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RMRS-P-15, Vol. 2: Wilderness science in a time of change conference-Volume 2: Wilderness within the context of larger systems; 1999 May 23­27; Missoula, MT


McCool, Stephen F.; Cole, David N.; Borrie, William T.; O'Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference-Volume 2: Wilderness within the context of larger systems; 1999 May 23-27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-2. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.

Thirty-eight papers related to the theme of wilderness in the context of larger systems are included. Three overview papers synthesize existing knowledge and research about wilderness economics, relationships between wilderness and surrounding social communities, and relationships between wilderness and surrounding ecological communities and processes. Other papers deal with wilderness meanings and debates; wilderness within larger ecosystems; and social, economic, and policy issues.

Keywords: boundaries, ecological disturbance, ecosystem management, regional analysis, wilderness economics, wilderness perception


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Cover/Contents/Preface
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Wilderness Within the Context of Larger Social and Biophysical Systems
Stephen F. McCool, David N. Cole
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1. Overviews

Economic Values of Wilderness Recreation and Passive Use: What We Think We Know at the Beginning of the 21st Century
John B. Loomis
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The Impact of Wilderness and Other Wildlands on Local Economies and Regional Development Trends
Gundars Rudzitis, Rebecca Johnson
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Disturbance, Scale, and Boundary in Wilderness Management
Peter S. White, Jonathan Harrod, Joan L. Walker, Anke Jentsch
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2. Wilderness Meanings and Debates

The Influence of the Adirondacks on the Wilderness Preservation Contributions of Robert Marshall and Howard Zahniser
Chad P. Dawson, Ed Zahniser
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Navigating Confluences: Revisiting the Meaning of "Wilderness Experience"
Karen M. Fox
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An Ecosystem Approach to Management: A Context for Wilderness Protection
Paul A. Gray, Robert J. Davidson
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Science, Economics, and Rhetoric: Environmental Advocacy and the Wolf Reintroduction Debate, 1987-1999
Dayle C. Hardy-Short, C. Brant Short
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The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: An Exploration of the Meanings Embodied in America's Last Great Wilderness
Roger W. Kaye
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How Valid are Future Generations' Arguments for Preserving Wilderness?
Thomas A. More, James R. Averill, Thomas H. Stevens
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3. Wilderness Within Larger Ecosystems

Indicators of Wildness: Using Attributes of the Land to Assess the Context of Wilderness
Gregory Aplet, Janice Thomson, Mark Wilbert
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Wilderness-Based Ecosystem Protection in the Northern Rocky Mountains of the United States
Mike Bader
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State-of-the-Wilderness Reporting in Ontario: Models, Tools and Techniques
Robert J. Davidson, Paul A. Gray, Sheila Boyd, George S. Cordiner
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New GIS Approaches to Wild Land Mapping in Europe
Steffen Fritz, Steve Carver, Linda See
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Gauging the Ecological Capacity of Southern Appalachian Reserves: Does Wilderness Matter?
J. C. Haney, M. Wilbert, C. De Grood, D. S. Lee, J. Thomson
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An Evaluation of Wilderness and Aquatic Biointegrity in Western Montana
Nathaniel P. Hitt, Christopher A. Frissell
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The Sundarbans: A Unique Wilderness of the World
Laskar Muqsudur Rahman
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Climatic Change and Wildland Recreation: Examining the Changing Patterns of Wilderness Recreation in Response to the Effects of Global Climate Change and the El Nino Phenomenon
Vinod Sasidharan
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Assessing Interconnections Between Wilderness and Adjacent Lands: The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah
Janice L. Thomson, Dawn A. Hartley, Gregory H. Aplet, Peter A. Morton
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4. Social, Economic, and Policy Issues

Funding Strategies for Wilderness Management
Carolyn Alkire
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The Triumph of Politics Over Wilderness Science
Craig W. Allin
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Tourism and Wilderness: Dancing With the Messy Monster
Ralf Buckley
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Wilderness in Australia: What's Happening in a World Context
Ralf Buckley
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Economic Growth, Ecological Economics, and Wilderness Preservation
Brian Czech
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Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Wilderness in the Southern Appalachian Ecoregion
J. Mark Fly, Robert Emmet Jones, H. Ken Cordell
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The Finnish "Social Wilderness"
Ville Hallikainen
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Wilderness Perception Scaling in New Zealand: An Analysis of Wilderness Perceptions Held by Users, Non-users and International Visitors
J. E. S. Higham, G. W. Kearsley, A. D. Kliskey
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Biological Science in Conservation
David M. Johns
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Population Growth, Economic Security, and Cultural Change in Wilderness Counties
Paul A. Lorah
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Wildland Economics: Theory and Practice
Pete Morton
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A Political Cultural Map to Future Wilderness, Monument and Park Designation
M. A. Nie
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Windfalls for Wilderness: Land Protection and Land Value in the Green Mountains
Spencer Phillips
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The Relationship Between Debt-for-Nature Swaps and Protected Area Tourism: A Plausible Strategy for Developing Countries
Brijesh Thapa
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Southern by the Grace of God: Wilderness Framing in the Heart of Dixie
Bryan K. Walton
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5. Dialogue Session Summaries

From Confrontation to Conservation: The Banff National Park Experience
Douglas W. Hodgins, Jeffrey E. Green, Gail Harrison, Jillian Roulet
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Tribal Wilderness Research Needs and Issues in the United States and Canada
Dan McDonald, Tom McDonald, Leo McAvoy
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Wilderness, Natural Areas, and Ecological Reserves: Thoughts on the Politics of the Big Outside
R. McGreggor Cawley
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Meaningful Community Involvement in Protected Area Issues: A Dialogue Session
Laurie Yung
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Title: RMRS-P-15, Vol. 2: Wilderness science in a time of change conference-Volume 2: Wilderness within the context of larger systems; 1999 May 23­27; Missoula, MT
Publish Date: May 14, 2004
Last Update:
January 21, 2010

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