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Developing a conceptual system model for ecological integrity planning in the Greater Kluane Region, Yukon

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2003

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Parker, Brent Heyward, 2003, Developing a conceptual system model for ecological integrity planning in the Greater Kluane Region, Yukon: Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada).

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Understanding the complexity and ecological organization of protected area ecosystems, and their bioregional surroundings, is fundamental to maintaining their integrity. This research set out to integrate the bodies of systems and hierarchy theory to establish a framework for developing a conceptual model that would synthesize knowledge from diverse fields and identify key system processes, thereby providing new insight into ecosystem organization, function, and integrity. This understanding was then applied to planning for ecological integrity in the Canadian National Parks context through a case study of Kluane National Park and Reserve (KNP&R) within the Greater Kluane Region (GKR). The methodology characterized processes, identified [...]

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