results of 1972 assignment of, 45

role of regional, 68

Civilian Conservation Corps, 41

Clean Air Act (1977), 90

Coastal erosion, 16, 32

Committee to Improve the Science and Technology Programs of the National Park Service

charges to, 21-22

conclusions reached by, 60, 88, 111

recommendations, 9-12, 88-100, 106-109

views regarding budget, 83-84

Concessions Policy Act (1965), 90

Conservation legislation, 18-19

The Conservation Foundation (CF), 5, 47, 79

Cooperative park study unit (CPSU), 72, 103

Cultural resource management and research, 61, 74

Cumberland Island National Seashore, 32

Cutthroat trout, 34

D

Dall sheep, 29

Death Valley National Monument, 33

Denali National Park, 29, 31

Department of Defense, 71

Devil's Hole pupfish, 33

E

Ecosystems

change as central to functioning of, 19

effects of global climate change on, 70

interventions resulting from inadequate knowledge of, 2-3, 19-20, 23-24, 26-27, 39

need for long-term research on, 92-93, 101-102

need for monitoring of, 60

Elk, 27

Endangered species, 2-3

Endangered Species Act (1973), 90

Everglades National Park

enabling legislation for, 90

Field Research Laboratory, 73

fire management in, 31

land use and water management problems outside boundaries of, 33-34

Everhardt, Gary, 45

F

"Federal Resource Lands and Their Neighbors" (The Conservation Association) , 47

Fire management, 3

interagency cooperation in, 71

research in, 31-32

Fish population, 3, 19, 24, 26-27, 39

Fishing regulations, 34

Forest Service, 71

Fraser fir, 36

G

Geographic Information Systems Division, 68-69

Glacier National Park, 31, 73

Glen Canyon Dam, 17

Global Change Program, 38

Global climate change, 70

Gordon, John C., 42, 51

Gordon report, see "National Parks: From Vignettes to a Global View" (National Parks and Conservation Association) (Gordon report)

Grand Canyon National Park

air pollution in, 16

riparian ecosystem damage in, 17

Grand Teton National Park, 30

Grants grade scientists, 75, 76

Grants program, 11, 107-108



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