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Volume 3: Wilderness as a Place for Scientific Inquiry

Author Document Title
Volume Abstract
Compilers
Preface
Stephen F. McCool
David N. Cole
Wilderness as a Place for Scientific Inquiry
1. Overviews
Norman L. Christensen, Jr. The Evolving Role of Science in Wilderness to Our Understanding of Ecosystems and Landscapes
Alan Ewert
Leo McAvoy
The Effects of Wilderness Settings on Organized Groups: A State-of-Knowledge Paper
Lisa J. Graumlich Global Change in Wilderness Areas: Disentangling Natural and Anthropogenic Changes
Joseph W. Roggenbuck
B. L Driver
Benefits of Nonfacilitated Uses of Wilderness
R. Gerald Wright
Lisa K. Garrett
The Evolution of Wilderness Wildlife Research in North America
2. Wilderness and Ecosystems
Edward E. Berg Studies in the Wilderness Areas of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge:
Fire, Bark Beetles, Human Development and Climate Change
Matthew L. Brooks Does Protection of Desert Tortoise Habitat Generate Other Ecological Benefits in the Mojave Desert?
Daniel B. Fagre
David L. Peterson
Ecosystem Dynamics and Disturbance in Mountain Wildernesses:
Assessing Vulnerability of Natural Resources to Change
Charles G. Johnson, Jr. Establishing Benchmark Monitoring Points in Wilderness: Successes and Challenges
Robert E. Keane The Importance of Wilderness to Whitebark Pine Research and Management
Kenneth D. Kimball
Douglas M. Weihrauch
Alpine Vegetation Communities and the Alpine-Treeline Ecotone Boundary in New England as Biomonitors for Climate Change
Cynthia S. Loftin
Sara B. Aicher
Wiley M. Kitchens
Effects of the Suwannee River Sill on the Hydrology of the Okefenokee Swamp:
Application of Research Results in the Environmental Assessment Process
Aníbal Pauchard
Eduardo Ugarte
Jaime Millán
A Multiscale Method for Assessing Vegetation Baseline of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in Protected Areas of Chile
James M. Peek Shrub-Steppe Vegetation Trend, Middle Fork Salmon River, Idaho
William H. Russell
Joe R. McBride
Ky Carnell
Edge Effects and the Effective Size of Old-Growth Coast Redwood Preserves
Susan E. Shideler Monitoring Reproduction and Contraception in Free Ranging Wildlife:
Tule Elk (Cervus elaphus nannodes) at Point Reyes National Seashore
Russell F. Thurow Dynamics of Chinook Salmon Populations Within Idaho’s Frank Church Wilderness: Implications for Persistence
3. Wilderness and the Past
Christopher V. Barns Paleontological Excavations in Designated Wilderness: Theory and Practice
Anthony R. Fiorillo The Ancient Environment of the Beartooth Butte Formation (Devonian) in Wyoming and Montana: Combining Paleontological Inquiry With Federal Management Needs
Robert L. Sanford, Jr.
Sally P. Horn
Holocene Rain-Forest Wilderness:
A Neotropical Perspective on Humans as an Exotic, Invasive Species
4. Wilderness and People
Laura M. Fredrickson
Baylor L. Johnson
Wilderness: A Place for Ethical Inquiry
Lilian Jonas
William Stewart
Kevin Larkin
Encountering Heidi: Meeting Others as a Central Aspect of the River Experience
Angelina M. Kendra
Troy E. Hall
Is There a Shared Idea of “Wilderness” Among Outdoor Recreationists?
Evidence From Three Recreation Sites
Julia Dawn Parker
Bill Avant
In Their Own Words: Wilderness Values of Outfitter/Guides
Todd Paxton
Leo McAvoy
Social Psychological Benefits of a Wilderness Adventure Program
Keith C. Russell
John C. Hendee
Dianne Phillips-Miller
How Wilderness Therapy Works: An Examination of the Wilderness Therapy Process to Treat Adolescents With Behavioral Problems and Addictions
Erin K. Sharpe
Alan W. Ewert
Interferences in Place Attachment: Implications for Wilderness
Dave D. White
John C. Hendee
Primal Hypotheses: The Relationship Between Naturalness, Solitude, and the Wilderness Experience Benefits of Development of Self, Development of Community, and Spiritual Development
5. Management of Science in Wilderness
Gordon R. Cessford Identifying Research Needs for Improved Management of Social Impacts in Wilderness Recreation
Peter Landres A Framework for Evaluating Proposals for Scientific Activities in Wilderness
Jack G. Oelfke
Rolf O. Peterson
John A. Vucetich
Leah M. Vucetich
Wolf Research in the Isle Royale Wilderness: Do the Ends Justify the Means?
David J. Parsons The Challenge of Scientific Activities in Wilderness
Jim Walters Research Protocols in National Park Service Wilderness
Vita Wright The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute:
A National Wilderness Research Program in Support of Wilderness Management
6. Dialogue Session Summary
Diana L. Six
Paul Alaback
Robert A. Winfree
Della Snyder
Anne Hagele
Wilderness for Science: Pros and Cons of Using Wilderness Areas for Biological Research