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- Lewis, Dale M.
- Ecological applications 1995 v.5 no.4 pp. 861-871
- computer software; cost effectiveness; geographic information systems; income; issues and policy; land use planning; managers; rural communities; villages; wildlife; wildlife management; Zambia
- ... Wildlife resources under the protective custodianship of skilled managers can thrive and sustain important revenues. Such custodianship is generally lacking among communal rural societies in Africa because of land use policies that overlook the capacity and the practical importance of actively engaging these societies in wildlife management. In Zambia participation by local village communities in ...
- Gosz, James R.; Moore, Douglas I.; Shore, Gregory A.; Grover, Herbert D.; Rison, William; Rison, Carol
- Ecological applications 1995 v.5 no.4 pp. 1141-1150
- algorithms; biogeochemical cycles; detritivores; gauges; geographic information systems; herbivores; lightning; models; monitoring; planning; prediction; primary productivity; rain; relative humidity; satellites; semiarid zones; storms; summer; temporal variation; vegetation; New Mexico
- ... Typically, 50‐70% of the total annual precipitation in New Mexico can be produced by convective thunderstorms during the period June through September. These thunderstorms are accompanied by intense lightning and characteristically produce heavy, localized rainfall resulting in high spatial variation in precipitation inputs. During other months precipitation over the entire Sevilleta (10⁵ ha) ofte ...