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Yellowstone's Wildlife in Transition

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$50.50 • £40.95 • €45.50

ISBN 9780674073180

Publication Date: 04/15/2013


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

31 halftones, 8 line illustrations, 1 map


  • 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
  • Index

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