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Prairie Ecosystem Study Project

A interdisciplinary study focusing on human sustainability in the Canadian prairies.
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Department of Soil Science
University of Saskatchewan
51 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8

Phone: (306) 966-8082
Fax: (306) 966-8083
E-Mail: gillism@sask.usask.ca
Website: http://www.cprc.uregina.ca/pecos/

Detailed Information:
The Prairie Ecosystem Study Project (PECOS) is a community-based and interdisciplinary investigation focusing on the agricultural sustainability of a semi-arid grassland ecosystem. Historical and current land use practices are examined, then related to the overall health of the natural and human communities extant within the study area. PECOS`s main objective is to evaluate human impacts on theecosystem and to investigate alternate land use practices that may lead to regional sustainability in terms of human and environmental health.

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