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Applications of resilience theory in management of a moose–hunter system in Alaska

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2015

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Brown, Casey L., Kellie, Kalin A., Brinkman, Todd J., Euskirchen, Eugénie S., and Kielland, Knut, 2015, Applications of resilience theory in management of a moose–hunter system in Alaska: Ecology and Society, v. 20, no. 1.

Summary

We investigated wildfire-related effects on a slow ecological variable, i.e., forage production, and fast social-ecological variables, i.e., seasonal harvest rates, hunter access, and forage offtake, in a moose–hunter system in interior Alaska. In a 1994 burn, average forage production increased slightly (5%) between 2007 and 2013; however, the proportional removal across all sites declined significantly (10%). This suggests that moose are not utilizing the burn as much as they have in the past and that, as the burn has aged, the apparent habitat quality has declined. Areas with a greater proportion of accessible burned area supported both high numbers of hunters and harvested moose. Our results suggest that evaluating ecological variables [...]

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NWBLCC Test to validate 3364 records in xml format
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NWBLCC-20160527b.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.5751/ES-07202-200116

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