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Securing the Conservation of Biodiversity across Administrative Levels and Spatial, Temporal, and Ecological Scales Research Needs and Approaches of the SCALES Project

Henle, Klaus, Kunin, William, Schweiger, Oliver, Schmeller, Dirk S., Grobelnik, Vesna, Matsinos, Yiannis, Pantis, John, Penev, Lyubomur, Potts, Simon G., Ring, Irene, and others. (2010) Securing the Conservation of Biodiversity across Administrative Levels and Spatial, Temporal, and Ecological Scales Research Needs and Approaches of the SCALES Project. GAIA-ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES FOR SCIENCE AND SOCIETY, 19 (3). pp. 187-193. ISSN 0940-5550. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Biodiversity conservation measures and biological processes often do not match in scale The EU funded project SCALES (Securing the Conservation of biodiversity across Administrative Levels and spatial, temporal, and Ecological Scales) is intended to solve this challenge SCALES analyses how selected pressures (climate change, habitat loss, fragmentation, disturbance), their drivers, and their impacts on biodiversity change with spatial and temporal scale The project develops methods for a better understanding of scaling properties of biological processes from the genetic level to populations. communities, and ecosystem functions SCALES also seeks ways to integrate the Issue of scale into policy, decision-making, and biodiversity management, focusing on networks of protected areas, regional connectivity, and biodiversity monitoring

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: anthropogenic drivers, biodiversity impacts, climate change, fragmentation, policy instruments, scale, science-policy interface
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH541 Ecology
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH75 Conservation (Biology)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation
Depositing User: Joseph Tzanopoulos
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2014 10:43 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 09:08 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/30017 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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