• The California Desert Protection Act gives special wilderness designation to 69 individual BLM areas covering 3.6 million acres. (blm.gov)
  • The United States Office of Management and Budget defines a Micropolitan Statistical Area (μSA) as a Core Based Statistical Area having at least one urban cluster of at least 10,000 but less than 50,000 population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wetlands Native Area includes marshes, riparian forest and swamps and includes part of the North Branch Canal, a fine waterfowl habitat. (audubon.org)
  • Metro Parks has significantly increased its land holdings since 1997 to protect the entire surface watershed of the area, provide additional buffer, and provide opportunities to restore wetlands. (audubon.org)
  • The U.S. National Park System controls a large and diverse group of California parks, monuments, recreation areas and other units which in total exceed 6,240,000 acres (25,300 km 2 ). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Bureau of Land Management 's National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS) includes over 850 federally recognized areas and in California, manages 15,500,000 acres (63,000 km 2 ) of public lands , nearly 15% of the state's land area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The estimated total of 733,400 acres (296,800 ha) was over eleven times the area that had previously been under wilderness protection. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following Wilderness Areas were expanded or designated in the Humboldt National Forest: The Jarbidge Wilderness Area, previously 64,667 acres (26,170 ha), was expanded to 113,167 acres (45,797 ha). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Currant Mountain Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 36,000 acres (15,000 ha) in the upper elevations of the White Pine Range in eastern White Pine County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The East Humboldt Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 36,900 acres (14,900 ha) in the upper elevations of the East Humboldt Range in central Elko County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Quinn Canyon Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 27,000 acres (11,000 ha) in the upper elevations of the Quinn Canyon Range in northeastern Nye County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Ruby Mountains Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 90,000 acres (36,000 ha) in the upper elevations of the Ruby Mountains in southern Elko County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mount Moriah Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 82,000 acres (33,000 ha) in the upper elevations of the north section of the Snake Range in eastern White Pine County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Santa Rosa-Paradise Peak Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 31,000 acres (13,000 ha) in the upper elevations of the southern section of the Santa Rosa Range in northern Humboldt County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following Wilderness Areas were designated in the Toiyabe National Forest: The Alta Toquima Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 38,000 acres (15,000 ha) in the upper elevations of the Toquima Range in northwestern Nye County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Arc Dome Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 115,000 acres (47,000 ha) in the upper elevations of the Toiyabe Range in northwestern Nye County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mount Rose Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 28,000 acres (11,000 ha) in the upper elevations of the Carson Range in southern Washoe County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mount Charleston Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 43,000 acres (17,000 ha) in the upper elevations of the Spring Mountains in western Clark County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Table Mountain Wilderness Area was created, protecting approximately 98,000 acres (40,000 ha) of the Monitor Range in north-central Nye County. (wikipedia.org)
  • Combined the areas equal about 440,000 acres (1,800 km2). (wikipedia.org)
  • The California Desert Protection Act gives special wilderness designation to 69 individual BLM areas covering 3.6 million acres. (blm.gov)
  • Wilderness within the Resource Area totals more than 1.3 million acres. (blm.gov)
  • Cúc Phương National Park covers an area of 22,000 hectares (54,000 acres) and encompasses Ninh Bình Province, Hòa Bình Province and Thanh Hóa Province. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Horse Mountain Botanical Area is approximately 1,100 acres in size. (fed.us)
  • This area is about 500 acres, and is owned by the 87th Avenue Farm Ltd. Partnership. (audubon.org)
  • The Front Range Urban Corridor encompasses the 13-county North Central Colorado Urban Area, the four-county South Central Colorado Urban Area, and Laramie County, Wyoming. (wikipedia.org)
  • An urban area or tätort (literally: "dense locality") in Sweden has a minimum of 200 inhabitants and may be a city, town or larger village. (wikipedia.org)
  • Urban area is a common English translation of the Swedish term tätort. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stockholm urban area is spread over 11 municipalities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tätort (English: urban area, or locality) is the central concept used in statistics. (wikipedia.org)
  • all population, housing, and territory not included within an urban area . (wikipedia.org)
  • Figures in the first column come from the ESPON project, "Study on Urban Functions", which defines cities according to the concept of a functional urban area (core urban area defined morphologically on the basis of population density, plus the surrounding labour pool defined on the basis of commuting). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Sheffield Urban Area is a conurbation in the North of England with a population of 685,368 according to the 2011 census. (wikipedia.org)
  • Named the Sheffield Urban Area by the Office for National Statistics , it must not be confused with the Sheffield City Region , a non-government term, although often used, particularly by the business community. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2001 the population density of the urban area was 3,949.2 people per km 2 by 2011 this had increased slightly to 4,092 people per km 2 . (wikipedia.org)
  • Chapeltown was no longer considered part of the Sheffield Urban Area according to the 2011 census. (wikipedia.org)
  • Covering only about 12% of the country's area, the Seoul Capital Area is home to more than 48.2% of the national population, and is the world's fifth largest urban area . (wikipedia.org)
  • Several large canyons within the IBA provide east-west riparian corridors through the area as well as large cliffs. (audubon.org)
  • Areas of research in this field have expanded rapidly, and are usually subdivided into several distinct departments. (wikipedia.org)
  • These areas typically contain rare plant and animal species or particular natural elements, reason why here are prohibited any human activities, excepting research and education activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other areas include state wildlife areas, state wildlife research areas, and wildlife research stations. (wikipedia.org)
  • A national park is a protected area prescribed for the preservation, protection, restoration, research and introduction of the natural environment, landscapes, cultural heritage and balanced use of the environment of the protected area. (wikipedia.org)
  • A nature conservation area is a protected area prescribed for the preservation, protection, restoration, research and introduction of the natural environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • A landscape protection area is an area prescribed for the preservation, protection, restoration, research, introduction and regulation of use of landscapes of the protected area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The prohibition established by clauses (2) 4) and 5) of this section does not extend to supervision and rescue work, activities related to the administration of the natural object, and to research carried out with the consent of the administrator of the protected area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Cardiovascular system is an enormous area of research, from molecular mechanisms to population health. (ualberta.ca)
  • Research in diabetes is a rapidly-growing area within the Department. (ualberta.ca)
  • Because disorders of the nervous system are not only quite common but also especially debilitating, many areas of research are related to identifying the Neuroscience mechanisms of such disorders to better understand them and provide new avenues for the development of medicines to treat them. (ualberta.ca)
  • In the Department, a number of research areas within the Neurosciences are represented, ranging from the molecular defects in Huntington's Disease, to the development of chronic pain, to obesity and to psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and depression. (ualberta.ca)
  • AIP focuses its research on priority areas that are of regional importance. (cdc.gov)
  • In light of the ineffectiveness of common place-based policies, economists Shawn Kantor, Jason Baron (my colleagues at Florida State), and Alexander Whalley propose leveraging the knowledge generated at research universities to improve the productivity and competitiveness of firms in struggling areas. (forbes.com)
  • The U.S. Census Bureau , the USDA 's Economic Research Service , and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have come together to help define rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infectious diseases, carbon dioxide management, natural disasters warning, space observation: there are among the top priorities areas where 10 new Pan-European Research Infrastructures will be set up. (europa.eu)
  • The European Commission is supporting this commitment as a key step in building the European Research Area and addressing the most important needs of society. (europa.eu)
  • The report draws on over 1000 responses to a public consultation on the Green Paper 'The European Research Area: New Perspectives' published in April 2007. (europa.eu)
  • The responses show strong overall support to further consolidate the European Research Area through new and more ambitious actions at all levels in the EU - regional, national and transnational. (europa.eu)
  • The European Commission announced today the names of 22 personalities who will make up the European Research Area Board (ERAB). (europa.eu)
  • These persons come from the fields of science, academia and business and will provide independent and authoritative advice to the European Commission on European research and science policy, whose objective is to realise a European Research Area. (europa.eu)
  • This process has resulted in the documentation and research of over 100 sites, of which 66 are recognized as Important Bird Areas for Ohio. (audubon.org)
  • A detailed description of each area of research can be found in the appropriate sections. (uclouvain.be)
  • The aging of our population, the continued search for better health care for our population, and the ongoing and expanding research in the pharmaceutical industry have spurred the growth of biotech companies, especially in the Houston area and across the nation. (shsu.edu)
  • The identified priority areas provide supplementary guidance for both short- and long-term Total Worker Health (TWH) efforts, in addition to the program's latest research interests and needs. (cdc.gov)
  • NIOSH has also identified critical research areas and funds extramural and intramural research on opioids in the workplace (3). (cdc.gov)
  • Each topic provides a brief description of the research that NIOSH is conducting in the area of nanotechnology and the applications and implications of nanomaterials in the workplace. (cdc.gov)
  • Use this page to browse UCL's research degrees by broad thematic area. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • These areas include migratory staging areas, winter roost sites and prime breeding areas for songbirds, wading birds, and other species. (audubon.org)
  • Audubon Pennsylvania works with a multitude of partners across the Commonwealth to advance the conservation of Important Bird Areas. (audubon.org)
  • Publication of the Important Bird Areas of Florida book is expected in 2012 and will be co-funded by Audubon of Florida and the Florida Ornithological Society. (audubon.org)
  • In 2011, Audubon North Carolina published the second iteration of our "Important Bird Areas of North Carolina", which features descriptions, species lists, and maps. (audubon.org)
  • Audubon New Mexico's Important Bird Areas (IBA) Program began in 1999 and has made progress in the identification of sites and the publication of site descriptions on the New Mexico Audubon web site. (audubon.org)
  • Throughout New Mexico, 62 Important Bird Areas have been identified, and additional nominations are being accepted (instructions and forms available at http://nm.audubon.org/NM_birding/iba/iba.html ). (audubon.org)
  • Watch Videos Now The Important Bird Area (IBA) Program of Audubon New York, in cooperation with a host of partners, has identified 136 critical bird breeding, migratory stop-over, feeding, and over-wintering areas in the state. (audubon.org)
  • This area is meant to disseminate information related to the investigation on the genetic diversity of species and more generally on the natural resources of the different ecosystems and the services available for their conservation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The MMPAs Task Force was developed through the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and Species Survival Commission (SSC), and through the International Committee on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA) to give a stronger voice to marine mammal needs within IUCN and to serve the larger marine mammal protected area community of practice. (iucn.org)
  • The Mohican IBA attracts large numbers of northern species as well as large numbers of individuals using the area for summering and breeding. (audubon.org)
  • The species-area relationship or species-area curve describes the relationship between the area of a habitat , or of part of a habitat, and the number of species found within that area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Larger areas tend to contain larger numbers of species, and empirically, the relative numbers seem to follow systematic mathematical relationships. (wikipedia.org)
  • The species-area relationship is usually constructed for a single type of organism, such as all vascular plants or all species of a specific trophic level within a particular site. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ecologists have proposed a wide range of factors determining the slope and elevation of the species-area relationship. (wikipedia.org)
  • The species-area relationship has been reputed to follow from the 2nd law of thermodynamics . (wikipedia.org)
  • Authors have classified the species-area relationship according to the type of habitats being sampled and the census design used. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been presumed that "island"-like species-area relationships have higher slopes (in log-log space ) than "mainland" relationships, but a 2006 metaanalysis of almost 700 species-area relationships found the former had lower slopes than the latter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regardless of census design and habitat type, species-area relationships are often fit with a simple function. (wikipedia.org)
  • is a constant which depends on the unit used for area measurement, and equals the number of species that would exist if the habitat area was confined to one square unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • which looks like a straight line on semilog axes , where area is logged and the number of species is arithmetic. (wikipedia.org)
  • In either case, the species-area relationship is almost always decelerating (has a negative second derivative) when plotted arithmetically. (wikipedia.org)
  • Species-area relationships are often graphed for islands (or habitats that are otherwise isolated from one another, such as woodlots in an agricultural landscape) of different sizes. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the first part of the 20th century, plant ecologists often used the species-area curve to estimate the minimum size of a quadrat necessary to adequately characterize a community. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is done by plotting the curve (usually on arithmetic axes, not log-log or semilog axes), and estimating the area after which using larger quadrats results in the addition of only a few more species. (wikipedia.org)
  • Densities of some forest-interior or canopy species are fairly high due to extensive forested areas. (audubon.org)
  • The lake is a critically important migration staging area for 17 species of shorebirds, and for raptors such as Peregrine Falcon and Merlin that follow the migration south. (audubon.org)
  • The National Landscape Conservation System is composed of several types of units: national monuments (distinct from the same-named units within the National Park System), national conservation areas, forest reserves, outstanding natural areas, national scenic and historic trails, wilderness, wilderness study areas, and others. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main attractions of this portion of the Gyeongju Historic Areas are the ruins of Banwolseong (Half-moon Palace/Fortress), the Gyerim forest, the ruins and reconstructions of the pavilions at the artificial Anapji Pond, the ruins of the Imhaejeon Palace, and the famous Cheomseongdae Observatory. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a cachment area and the closest forest reserve to Johor Bahru. (wikipedia.org)
  • 103.852386 (Gunung Panti Recreational Forest)) It is another wetland area for the protection of migratory birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • A park, arboretum and forest stand are special types of landscape protection area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vegetation in the park consists of deciduous forest and semi-evergreen (mixed deciduous) forest, with smaller areas of evergreen forest, particularly on hills and along watercourses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agricultural areas are commonly rural, as are other types of areas such as forest . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mohican area including the Mohican State Forest, Mohican State Park, and Mohican State Scenic River is one of Ohio's most significant sites for breeding birds. (audubon.org)
  • Once on the Six Rivers National Forest, access to the Horse Mountain Botanical Area is by gravel Forest Service roads. (fed.us)
  • Formed in 1996, Pennsylvania developed the first statewide Important Bird Area (IBA) program in the country. (audubon.org)
  • Because of the low population density in northern Minnesota, the region was unaffected when the 612 area was subdivided in 1996. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Protected Natural Areas Programme (PNAP) began in 1981 as a means of evaluating areas worthy of protection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluating methods for the Protected Natural Areas Programme. (wikipedia.org)
  • Protecting natural areas: design guide. (wikipedia.org)
  • New Zealand's Protected Natural Areas Programme: What it has been, what it is and what it could be" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Natural Areas of England are regions, officially designated by Natural England, each with a characteristic association of wildlife and natural features. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are 120 Natural Areas in England ranging from the North Pennines to the Dorset Heaths and from The Lizard to The Fens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural Areas were also used by English Nature as an "ecologically coherent framework for setting objectives for nature conservation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Severn Estuary Natural Areas at www.sssi.naturalengland.org.uk. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity: The UK Steering Group Report, HMSO, 1995 Natural Areas at www.naturalareas.naturalengland.org.uk. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Clear Fork River is a major tributary of the Mohican River, a State Scenic River designated by ODNR Division of Natural Areas and Preserves. (audubon.org)
  • Certain areas are designated as natural areas, preserve, or environmental education areas. (audubon.org)
  • At this time, the densities of breeding birds in this area are unknown, as formal surveys have not been conducted. (audubon.org)
  • The main threat to birds in this area is disturbance from recreation, primarily boating and fishing. (audubon.org)
  • Set theory is subdivided into three main areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The subject of the Special Areas was a main election issue at the 1935 General Election. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main formula can be specialized to different classes of surfaces, giving, in particular, formulas for areas of graphs z = f ( x , y ) and surfaces of revolution . (wikipedia.org)