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Wildlife conservation in a changing climate

Author: Jedediah F Brodie; Eric S Post; Daniel F Doak
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.
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Human-induced climate change is emerging as one of the gravest threats to biodiversity in history, and while a vast amount of literature on the ecological impact of climate change exists, very little has been dedicated to the management of wildlife populations and communities in the wake of unprecedented habitat changes. Wildlife Conservation in a Changing Climate is an essential resource, bringing together leaders  Read more...
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Wildlife conservation in a changing climate.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012
(DLC) 2012017787
(OCoLC)783150356
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jedediah F Brodie; Eric S Post; Daniel F Doak
ISBN: 9780226074641 0226074641 0226074641 1283733277 9781283733274
OCLC Number: 815276605
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Contents: Climate Change and Wildlife Conservation / Jedediah F. Brodie, Eric S. Post, and Daniel F. Doak --
Assessing and Predicting Climate Change Impact on Wildlife. Recent and Future Climatic Change and Its Potential Implications for Species and Ecosystems / Karen Carney, Brian Lazar, Charles Rodgers, Diana R. Lane, Russell Jones, Scott Morlando, and Allison E. Ebbets --
Natural Selection and Phenotypic Plasticity in Wildlife Adaptation to Climate Change / James D. Austin, Christine W. Miller and Robert J. Fletcher, Jr. --
Demographic Approaches to Assessing Climate Change Impact: An Application to Pond-Breeding Frogs and Shifting Hydropatterns / John H. Matthews, W. Chris Funk, and Cameron Ghalambor --
Modeling Range Shifts for Invasive Vertebrates in Response to Climate Change / Damien A. Fordham, H. Resit Akçakaya, Miguel Araújo, and Barry W. Brook --
Can We Predict Climate-Driven Changes to Disease Dynamics? Applications for Theory and Management in the Face of Uncertainty / Sara H. Paull and Pieter T.J. Johnson --
Rapid Assessment of Plant and Animal Vulnerability to Climate Change / Bruce E. Young, Kimberly R. Hall, Elizabeth Byers, Kelly Gravuer, Geoff Hammerson, Alan Redder, and Kristin Szabo --
Case Studies of Climatic Effects on Wildlife Conservation. Changing Rainfall and Obstructed Movements: Impact on African Ungulates / Norman Owen-Smith and Joseph O. Ogutu --
Ecological Effects of Climate Change on European Reptiles / Jean François Le Galliard, Manuel Massot, Jean-Pierre Baron, and Jean Clobert --
Arctic Shorebirds: Conservation of a Moving Target in Changing Times / Steve Zack and Joe Liebezeit --
Island Species with Nowhere to Go / Lisa Manne --
Retreat of the American Pika: Up the Mountain or into the Void? / Chris Ray, Erik Beever, and Scott Loarie --
Sensitivity of High Arctic Caribou Population Dynamics to Changes in the Frequency of Extreme Weather Events / Joerg Tews, Rebecca Jeppesen, and Carolyn Callaghan --
Promoting Resilience: Wildlife Management in the Face of Climate Change. Harvest Models for Changing Environments / Mark S. Boyce, Kyle Knopff, Joseph Northrup, Justin Pitt, and Liv S. Vors --
From Connect-the-Dots to Dynamic Networks: Maintaining and Enhancing Connectivity as a Strategy to Address Climate Change Impacts on Wildlife / Molly S. Cross, Jodi A. Hilty, Gary M. Tabor, Joshua J. Lawler, Lisa J. Graumlich, and Joel Berger --
Restoring Predators as a Hedge against Climate Change / Chris C. Wilmers, Chris T. Darimont and Mark Hebblewhite --
Assisted Colonization of Wildlife Species at Risk from Climate Change / Viorel D. Popescu and Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr. --
The Integration of Forest Science and Climate Change Policy to Safeguard Biodiversity in a Changing Climate / Nicholas Blay and Michael Dombeck --
Concluding Remarks. What to Expect and How to Plan for Wildlife Conservation in the Face of Climate Change / Daniel F. Doak, Jedediah F. Brodie, and Eric S. Post.
Responsibility: edited by Jedediah F. Brodie, Eric Post, and Daniel F. Doak.

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