BIODIVERSITY ASSESSMENT
OF
TROPICAL ISLAND ECOSYSTEMS

PABITRA MANUAL FOR INTERACTIVE ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

Chapter Title & Authors Page

Preface and Contributors

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Introduction
Dieter Mueller-Dombois

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2

Scope and Design of PABITRA
Dieter Mueller-Dombois, R. R. Thaman, J. O. Juvik

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3

Vegetation
Dieter Mueller-Dombois, James D. Jacobi and Curtis C. Daehler

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4

Terrestrial Animals and Aquatic Invertebrates
Allen Allison and Ronald Englund

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5

Climatological and Hydrological Field Monitoring
James Juvik, John Delay and Lori Tango

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6

Traditional Agroecosystems
Harley I. Manner

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7
Stream Ecosystems
J. Michael Fitzsimons, Robert T. Nishimoto and James E. Parham
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8

Coastal Saltwater Ecosystems
Charles Birkeland

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9

Ethnobiodiversity Surveys of Human/Ecosystem Relationships
Will McClatchey, Randy Thaman and Sonia Juvik

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10

Invasive Species
Curtis C. Daehler

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11

Biological Resource Mapping
James D. Jacobi

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12

Economic Valuation
Herman Cesar and Pieter van Beukering

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Processing Releve Data by Multivariate Analysis: The Synthesis Table, Dendrogram, and Ordination Techniques
Nat Tuivavalagi, Dieter Mueller-Dombois, K. W. Bridges and Orlo C. Steele
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