Yellowstone's Wildlife in Transition

Editors: White, P. J., Garrott, Robert A. and Plumb, Glenn E.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-674-07318-0
Category: Science - Environmental sciences
Image Count: 40
Book Status: Available
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The worlds first national park, Yellowstone is a symbol of natures enduring majesty and the paradigm of protected areas across the globe.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword - Edward O. Wilson
  • BACKGROUND AND CONCEPTS
  • 1 Ecological Process Management - P. J. White, Robert A. Garrott, and Glenn E. Plumb
  • 2 Understanding the Past: The History of Wildlife and Resource Management in the Greater Yellowstone Area - S. Thomas Olliff, Paul Schullery, Glenn E. Plumb, and Lee H. Whittlesey
  • 3 Scale and Perception in Resource Management: Integrating Scientific Knowledge - Matthew S. Becker, Robert A. Garrott, and P. J. White
  • POPULATION DYNAMICS AND INTERACTIONS AMONG SPECIES
  • 4 Population Dynamics: Influence of Resources and Other Factors on Animal Density - P.J. White and Kerry A. Gunther
  • 5 Predation: Wolf Restoration and the Transition of Yellowstone Elk - P.J. White and Robert A. Garrott
  • 6 Competition and Symbiosis: The Indirect Effects of Predation - Robert A. Garrott, Daniel R. Stahler, and P. J. White
  • 7 Omnivory and the Terrestrial Food Web: Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Diets - Charles C. Schwartz, Mark A. Haroldson, Kerry A. Gunther, and Charles T. Robbins
  • COMMUNITIES AND LANDSCAPE-SCALE PROCESSES
  • 8 Natural Disturbance Dynamics: Shaping the Yellowstone Landscape - David B. McWethy, Wyatt F. Cross, Colden V. Baxter, Cathy Whitlock, and Robert E. Gresswell
  • 9 Climate and Vegetation Phenology: Predicting the Effects of Warming Temperatures - Christopher C. Wilmers, Karthik Ram, Fred G. R. Watson, P. J. White, Douglas W. Smith, and Taal Levi
  • 10 Migration and Dispersal: Key Processes for Conserving National Parks - P. J. White, Glenn E. Plumb, Rick L. Wallen, and Lisa M. Baril
  • 11 Have Wolves Restored Riparian Willows in Northern Yellowstone? - N. Thompson Hobbs and David J. Cooper
  • 12 Assessing the Effects of Climate Change and Wolf Restoration on Grassland Processes - Douglas A. Frank, Rick L. Wallen, and P. J. White
  • INVASIVE, NON-NATIVE SPECIES
  • 13 Altered Processes and the Demise of Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout in Yellowstone Lake - Robert E. Gresswell and Lusha M. Tronstad
  • 14 Balancing Bison Conservation and Risk Management of the Non-Native Disease Brucellosis - John J. Treanor, P. J. White, and Rick L. Wallen
  • 15 Exotic Fungus Acts with Natural Disturbance Agents to Alter Whitebark Pine Communities - S. Thomas Olliff, Roy A. Renkin, Daniel P. Reinhart, Kristin L. Legg, and Emily M. Wellington
  • CONCLUSION
  • 16 The Future of Ecological Process Management - P. J. White, Robert A. Garrott, and Glenn E. Plumb
  • Reference List
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors