Item description for Key Issues for Mountain Areas by Martin F. Price, Libor F. Jansky & Andrei A. Iatsenia...
The world's mountains are vital regions for all of humanity, providing a wide range of goods and services to their inhabitants, to those living nearby or downstream, and to the hundreds of millions who visit them or for whom they have spiritual significance. How to preserve fragile mountain ecosystems that provide critical goods and services while improving the lives of those who live in the mountains? This and other key issues of sustainable mountain development are examined in a series of papers prepared by globally-recognised experts.
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Studio: United Nations University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jan 28, 2005
Publisher United Nations University Press
ISBN 9280811029 ISBN13 9789280811025
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More About Martin F. Price, Libor F. Jansky & Andrei A. Iatsenia
Alton C. Byers is Director of Science and Exploration at The Mountain Institute (TMI). Donald A. Friend is Professor of Geography at Minnesota State University. He is the United States Representative to the International Geographical Union Commission on Mountain Response to Global Change and is founder of the Mountain Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers. Thomas Kohler is Associate Director in the Centre for Development and Environment and lecturer at the Department of Geography at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He is Managing Director of the International Mountain Society (IMS), which publishes the journal Mountain Research and Development. Martin F. Price is Professor of Mountain Studies and Director of the Centre for Mountain Studies, Perth College, University of the Highlands and Islands, United Kingdom, where he holds the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development. Larry W. Price is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geography at Portland State University. His best-known book is Mountains and Man (1981).
Martin F. Price has an academic affiliation as follows - Univ. of Oxford, UK Environmental Change Unit, University of Oxford Un.