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The Colorado Plateau II

The University of Arizona Press

The publication of The Colorado Plateau: Cultural, Biological, and Physical Research in 2004 marked a timely summation of current research in the Four Corners states. This new volume, derived from the seventh Biennial Conference on the Colorado Plateau in 2003, complements the previous book by ...

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The Colorado Plateau

The University of Arizona Press

Stretching from the four corners of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah, the Colorado Plateau is a natural laboratory for a wide range of studies. This volume presents 23 original articles drawn from more than 100 research projects presented at the Sixth Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. This scientific ...

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The Colorado Plateau III

The University of Arizona Press

Roughly centered on the Four Corners region of the southwestern United States, the Colorado Plateau covers an area of 130,000 square miles. The relatively high semi-arid province boasts nine national parks, sixteen national monuments, many state parks, and dozens of wilderness areas. With the highest concentration of parklands in North ...

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Southwestern Desert Resources

The University of Arizona Press

The southwestern deserts are a unique ecosystem that stretches from southeastern California to west Texas and south to central Mexico. This volume puts a spotlight on specific examples of work being done in the area to show that collaborative efforts among federal, state agency, university, and private sector researchers working with land managers provides better science and better management than when scientists and land managers work independently.

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The Colorado Plateau VI

Science and Management at the Landscape Scale

The University of Arizona Press

With a plethora of updates and insights into land conservation and management questions on the Colorado Plateau, The Colorado Plateau VI is the sixth installment in a series of research on the region. Contributors show how new technologies for monitoring, spatial analysis, restoration, and collaboration improve our understanding, management, and conservation of outcomes at the appropriate landscape scale for the Colorado Plateau.

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The Colorado Plateau V

Research, Environmental Planning, and Management for Collaborative Conservation

The University of Arizona Press
This volume, the fifth from the University of Arizona Press and the tenth overall, focuses on adaptation of resource management and conservation to climate change and water scarcity, protecting biodiversity through restructured energy policies, ensuring wildlife habitat connectivity across barriers, building effective conservation networks, and exploring new opportunities for education and leadership in conservation science.
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