Managing the Cumulative Impacts of Land Uses in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin: A Modeling Approach

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Richard, R. Schneider; J. Brad Stelfox; Stan Boutin; Shawn Wasel;
  • Publisher: Resilience Alliance
  • Journal: Ecology and Society (issn: 1708-3087)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.5751/ES-00486-070108
  • Subject: Alberta | Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin | boreal forest | cumulative industrial impacts | forestry industry | integrated resource management | petroleum industry | simulation model | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5 | Ecology | QH540-549.5

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