Track 04-1: Indicators for Sustainable Use and Conservation of Grasslands/Rangelands Resources

The 21st International Grassland Congress / 8th International Rangeland Congress took place in Hohhot, China from June 29 through July 5, 2008.
Edited by Organizing Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference
Published by Guangdong People's Publishing House

21st International Grassland Congress/
8th International Rangeland Congress:
Soil Quality and Plant Nutrition

Indicators of Sustainability for Production and Biodiversity Conservation in Australian Rangelands

Margaret H. Friedel, CSIRO, Australia
G. N. Bastin, CSIRO, Australia
A. K. Smyth, CSIRO, Australia

Monitoring of Inner Mongolian Grassland Using Sustainable Roundtable Indictors

Mengli Zhao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Mingjun Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Xiaoyu Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Chunli Li, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Zhongwu Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Dennis Chlld, Colorado State University
Lakhdar Benkobi, Colorado State University
Walter D. Willms, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

Indicators of Sustainability in African Ranglands

Walter J. Lusigi, The World Bank
Leornad Berry, Florida Atlanatic University

Applicability of Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Grassland Management to Rangelands of Patagonia (Argentina)

Gabriel E. Oliva, INTA, Argentina
Andrés F. Cibils, New Mexico State University

The Use of Criteria and Indicator Monitoring of Ecosystem Sustainability to Assess Ecosystem Services on Grasslands/Rangelands

R. Dennis Child
Janette Kaiser
Ralph Crawford

Assessing the Affect of Distance from Settlements on Landscape Function Analysis Indices in Central Mongolia

J. Addison, Institute of Geoecology, Mongolia
M. Nyamtseren, Institute of Geoecology, Mongolia

A Monitoring System to Aid Decision Making in Grassland Management in Arid Areas of China

Zhongling Liu, University of Inner Mongolia, China
Adrian Williams, Pendragon Dryland Management Services, Australia
Dunyuan Hao, University of Inner Mongolia, China

Trigger Points--Decision Tools to Mitigate Seasonal Climate Risk in Western New South Wales, Australia

Yohannes Alemseged, Department of Primary Industry, Australia
Ronald B. Hacker, Department of Primary Industry, Australia
W. J. Smith, Department of Primary Industry, Australia