GIS Methodologies for Developing Conservation Strategies

GIS Methodologies for Developing Conservation Strategies

Tropical Forest Recovery and Wildlife Management in Costa Rica

eBook - 1998
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A group of renowned scientists provides an overview of state-of-the-art digital mapping technologies using Costa Rica--one of the world's richest areas of biodiversity--as a model. They show how the utilization of geographic information systems (GIS) can enhance conservation efforts by helping scientists to monitor landscapes, trace park boundaries through unmarked wilderness, and identify regions where humans have only limited access.

Publisher: New York :, Columbia University Press,, 1998
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9780231505017
Characteristics: 1 online resource (269 pages) :,illustrations, maps, photographs, tables


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