A group of renowned scientists provides an overview of state-of-the-art digital mapping technologies using Costa Rica--one of the world's richest areas of biodiversity--as a model. They show how the utilization of geographic information systems (GIS) can enhance conservation efforts by helping scientists to monitor landscapes, trace park boundaries through unmarked wilderness, and identify regions where humans have only limited access.
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|Size: ||16.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Columbia University Press|
|Date published: || 1998|
|ISBN: ||9780231505017 (DRM-PDF)|
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