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Floodplain Forests Along the Tanana River: Interior Alaska Terrestrial Ecosystem Dynamics and Management Considerations

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2000

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Magoun, A. J., and Dean, F. C., 2000, Floodplain Forests Along the Tanana River: Interior Alaska Terrestrial Ecosystem Dynamics and Management Considerations: Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Alaska Boreal Forest Council, 139 pages.

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SUMMARY Despite some confusion over the objectives and methods of ecosystem management (Yaffee 1999), there is increasing interest on the part of resource managers, scientists, and the public in moving toward ecosystem management of forest resources (Calhoun 1998). The Society of American Foresters (SAF) defined ecosystem management as an ecological approach to forest resources management that “attempts to maintain the complex processes, pathways and interdependencies of forest ecosystems and keep them functioning well over long periods of time, in order to provide resilience to short-term stress and adaptation to long-term change. Thus, the condition of the forest landscape is the dominant focus, and the sustained yield of products [...]

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