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||Krecek Josef, Haigh Martin, Hofer Thomas, Kubin Eero
||Capital Publishing Company
||ECOSYSTEM SERVICES OF HEADWATER CATCHMENTS
Author: Krecek Josef, Haigh Martin, Hofer Thomas, Kubin Eero
Description: The book contains selected articles along with specially commissioned case studies and expert overviews of key subject areas in the services of Headwater catchments. It addresses several interdisciplinary issues of critical importance to the effective management of mountain watersheds. Its interdisciplinary team of authors includes those with special skills in geography, hydrology, chemistry, biology, forestry, ecology, economics and sociology. The focus stresses on practical management strategies and applications, deal with the multi-resource concept, and addresses the problems of achieving mutually beneficial compromises between socio-economic development, resource conservation and nature protection.
Table of Content: Headwater environment and natural resources. Enhancing environmental services in headwaters – lessons from the past management of mountain watersheds. Environmental services in the changing word (global climate change, acid atmospheric deposition, commercial resource management, etc.). New challenges for environmental education and active citizenship