By David J Tongway
- an define of a science-based, ecologically sound method of restoration
- discussion of the conceptual framework and rigorous rules that underlie the approach
- case reviews of 2 varieties of recovery initiatives (restoring mined landscapes and restoring broken rangelands) that illustrate how the procedure, framework, and 4 key ideas for restoring landscapes were implemented
- a number of eventualities that characterize average recovery difficulties and the way these difficulties may be handled
- indicators for tracking and the way panorama functionality may be tracked and analyzed as a part of a accomplished tracking program.
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