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Biodiversity Inventories in Costa Rica and Their Application to Conservation

Paul Hanson

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica

Published by University of California Press

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780520223097
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520937772 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0017
Biodiversity Inventories in Costa Rica and Their Application to Conservation

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This chapter examines biodiversity inventorying and monitoring in Costa Rica. It discusses aspects of the inventory process, including the field operation of collecting specimens, resource base for biodiversity assessment, and data information management and communication. It also discusses the importance of biodiversity inventories in scientific advancement, environmental education, and conservation management.

Keywords: biodiversity inventorying; Costa Rica; biodiversity assessment; biodiversity inventories; environmental education; conservation management

Chapter.  4341 words. 

Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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