Mountains of Northern Europe: Conservation, Management, People and Nature

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The Stationery Office, Oct 3, 2005 - Science - 416 pages
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This publication contains the proceedings of an international conference, held in Pitlochry, Scotland in November 2002, to mark the UN International Year of Mountains 2002. The conference participants discussed the state of current knowledge about the mountains of Northern Europe and considered issues arising from the interactions between people and nature, and the conservation and sustainable development activities needed to benefit the natural heritage of mountain regions in the UK, Norway and Sweden, Finland and Iceland.
 

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Contents

progress and prospects
11
a case
23
MOUNTAIN ENVIRONMENTS PERSPECTIVES
39
the nature of change
71
Contemporary and historical pollutant status of Scottish mountain
97
Modelling future climates in the Scottish Highlands an approach
103
People recreation and the mountains with reference to the Scottish
127
LAND USE CHANGE
137
Some lessons from the ECN GLORIA and SCANNET networks
213
MANAGEMENT INFLUENCES PRACTICES
223
Public participation for conflict reconciliation in establishing
263
lessons learned
275
ethical and aesthetic issues
291
PROSPECTS
303
Frozen opportunities? Local communities and the establishment
335
Outdoor education and outdoor recreation in Scotland
349

The use and management of Norwegian mountains reflected
151
Landscape history and biodiversity conservation in the uplands
163
Terrain sensitivity on high mountain plateaux in the Scottish
185
a tool
191
evaluating
197
a ScandinavianNorth European network of terrestrial
359
identifying areas for restoration
365
Priorities for the conservation and management of the natural
371
Personal reflections on the conference
377
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