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Table of Contents: Volume 6, Issue 2

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Editorial
In Memory of Mavericks
Lance Gunderson, Carl Folke, Michelle Lee, and C. S. Holling
Research
Extinction Risk in Successional Landscapes Subject to Catastrophic Disturbances
David Boughton and Urmila Malvadkar
A Generic, Computer-assisted Method for Rapid Vegetation Classification and Survey: Tropical and Temperate Case Studies
Andrew N Gillison
Are Long Fire-free Periods Needed to Maintain the Endangered, Fire-recruiting Shrub Arctostaphylos morroensis(Ericaceae)?
Dennis Odion and Claudia Tyler
Long-Term Fire Regime Estimated from Soil Charcoal in Coastal Temperate Rainforests
Ken Lertzman, Daniel Gavin, Douglas Hallett, Linda Brubaker, Dana Lepofsky, and Rolf Mathewes
Assessing Biodiversity from Space: an Example from the Western Ghats, India
Kamaljit Bawa, Joseph Rose, K.N. Ganeshaiah, Narayani Barve, M.C. Kiran, and R. Umashaanker
Landscape Connectivity as a Function of Scale and Organism Vagility in a Real Forested Landscape
Robert G D'Eon, Susan M Glenn, Ian Parfitt, and Marie-Josée Fortin
Cost-effective Sampling Design Applied to Large-scale Monitoring of Boreal Birds
Matthew Carlson and Fiona Schmiegelow
Assumptions about Ecological Scale and Nature Knowing Best Hiding in Environmental Decisions
R. Bruce Hull, David P Robertson, Gregory J Buhyoff, Erin Seekamp, and Gregory J Buhyoff
The Influence of the Academic Conservation Biology Literature on Endangered Species Recovery Planning
John Stinchcombe, Leonie C Moyle, Brian R Hudgens, Philip L Bloch, Sathya Chinnadurai, and William F Morris
From Satellite Imagery to Peatland Vegetation Diversity: How Reliable Are Habitat Maps?
Monique F Poulin, Denis Careau, Line Rochefort, and André Desrochers
Insight
Use of Landscape-level River Signatures in Conservation Planning: a South African Case Study
Dirk Roux, Ferdy de Moor, Jim Cambray, and Helen Barber-James
Fragmentation: Is the Message Clear?
John A Bissonette and Ilse Storch
The Managed Recession of Lake Okeechobee, Florida: Integrating Science and Natural Resource Management
Alan Steinman, Karl Havens, and Lewis Hornung
Synthesis
The Value of Tropical Forest to Local Communities: Complications, Caveats, and Cautions
Douglas Sheil and Sven Wunder
Ecological States and the Resilience of Coral Reefs
Tim McClanahan, Nicholas Polunin, and Terry Done
Book Review
Russell, E. 2001. War and Nature: Fighting Humans and Insects with Chemicals from World War I to Silent Spring. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK and New York, New York, USA.
Michelle Steen-Adams
Röling, N. G., and M. A. E. Wagemakers, editors. 1998. Facilitating Sustainable Agriculture: Participatory Learning and Adaptive Management in Times of Environmental Uncertainty. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK and New York, New York, USA
Kristen Blann
Dieckmann,U., J. A. J. Metz, M. W. Sabelis, and K. Sigmund, editors. Adaptive Dynamics of Infectious Diseases: In Pursuit of Virulence Management. Cambridge Studies in Adaptive Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
Pim Martens
Response
How to Start an International Program to Deal with Invasive Species?
A response to: Perrings et al. 2002. “Biological Invasion Risks and the Public Good: an Economic Perspective”
Martin Nuñez
Monitoring and Enforcement Must Back Any Policy Incentive Pertaining to Invasive Alien Species (IAS) Management
A response to: Perrings et al. 2002. “Biological Invasion Risks and the Public Good: an Economic Perspective”
Pradyumna Amatya and Nicole McCoy
Producers and Consumers of Research
A response to: Gutman. 2002. “Our Paper on "Biomass Partitioning Following Defoliation of Annual and Perennial Mediterranean Grasses"”
Wayne Tyson
Consuming Research and Closing the Gap
A response to: Tyson. 2002. “Producers and Consumers of Research”
Philip Hoffman
Functionally Dominant Herbivores as Keystone Species
A response to: Davic. 2000. “Ecological Dominants vs. Keystone Species: A Call for Reason”
Jeff W Higdon
Herbivores as Keystone Predators
A response to: Higdon. 2002. “Functionally Dominant Herbivores as Keystone Species”
Robert D Davic
Impacts of Grazing
A response to: Ludwig et al. 1997. “Sustainability, Stability, and Resilience”
Gary Jones
Impacts of Grazing on Semiarid Rangelands
Brian Walker
Priorities for Priorities: Where to Locate the First FLONAs?
A response to: Veríssimo et al. 2002. “Priority Areas for Establishing National Forests in the Brazilian Amazon”
William Ernest Magnusson
Socioeconomic Concerns
A response to: Veríssimo et al. 2002. “Priority Areas for Establishing National Forests in the Brazilian Amazon”
Natasha Grist
Ruminants and Rodents
A response to: Fehmi. 2002. “The Context of Grassland Defoliation”
Gary Jones
Reflections on Integration, Interaction, and Community
A response to: Benbasat and Gass. 2002. “Reflections on Integration, Interaction, and Community: the Science One Program and Beyond”
Jana Sebelova
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