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The Resource The Earth as transformed by human action : global and regional changes in the biosphere over the past 300 years, edited by B.L. Turner II ... [et al.] ; with computer graphics by Montine Jordan

The Earth as transformed by human action : global and regional changes in the biosphere over the past 300 years, edited by B.L. Turner II ... [et al.] ; with computer graphics by Montine Jordan

Label
The Earth as transformed by human action : global and regional changes in the biosphere over the past 300 years
Title
The Earth as transformed by human action
Title remainder
global and regional changes in the biosphere over the past 300 years
Statement of responsibility
edited by B.L. Turner II ... [et al.] ; with computer graphics by Montine Jordan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF75
LC item number
.E15 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Turner, B. L.
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  • Nature
  • Human ecology
  • Population
Label
The Earth as transformed by human action : global and regional changes in the biosphere over the past 300 years, edited by B.L. Turner II ... [et al.] ; with computer graphics by Montine Jordan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on papers presented at a symposium held at Clark University, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 25-30, 1987
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Foreword : the reality of time and transformation / Robert McC. Adams -- The great transformation / Robert W. Kates, B.L. Turner, II, William C. Clark -- Changes in population and society. Long-term population change / Thomas M. Whitmore ... [et al.] -- Population / Paul Demeny -- Technological change / Daniel R. Headrick -- Institutions, social organization, and cultural values / John W. Bennett, Kenneth A. Dahlberg -- The increasing separation of production and consumption / Michael Chisholm -- Urbanization / Brian J.L. Berry -- Awareness of human impacts : changing attitudes and emphases / David Lowenthal --Transformations of the global environment. Long-term environmental change / Patricia F. McDowell, Thompson Webb, III, Patrick J. Bartlein -- Land transformation / John F. Richards -- Forests / Michael Williams -- Soils / Boris G. Rozanov, Viktor Targulian, D.S. Orlov -- Sediment transfer and siltation / Ian Douglas
  • (cont.) Use and transformation of terrestrial water systems / Mark I. L'vovich ... [et al.] -- Water quality and flows / Harry E. Schwarz ... [et al.] -- The coastal zone / H. Jesse Walker -- Atmospheric trace constituents / T.E. Graedel, P.J. Crutzen -- Marine environment / Timothy D. Jickells, Roy Carpenter, Peter S. Liss -- Climate / Jill Jäger, Roger G. Barry -- Terrestrial fauna / Robert L. Peters, Thomas E. Lovejoy -- Marine biota / Ray Hilborn -- Flora / Ghillean T. Prance --Carbon / R.A. Houghton, David L. Skole -- Sulfur / Rudolf B. Husar, Janja Djukic Husar -- Nitrogen and phosphorus / Vaclav Smil -- Trace pollutants / Halina Szejnwald Brown, Roger E. Kasperson, Susan Swedis Raymond -- The ionizing radiations / Merril Eisenbud -- Regional studies of transformation. The Huang-Huai-Hai Plain / Zuo Dakang, Zhang Peiyuan --Amazonia / Eneas Salati ... [et al.] -- Borneo and the Malay Peninsula / Harold Brookfield ... [et al.] -- Caucasia / Yu P. Badenkov ... [et al.]
  • (cont.) East African Highlands / Leonard Berry, Laurence A. Lewis, Cara Williams -- The Russian Plain / E.B. Alayev, Yu P. Badenkov, N.A. Karavaeva -- The United States Great Plains / William E. Riebsame --The Basin of Mexico / Exequiel Ezcurra -- Nigeria / Reuben K. Udo ... [et al.] -- Sweden / Torsten Hägerstrand, Ulrik Lohm -- The Hudson-Raritan Basin / Joel A. Tarr, Robert U. Ayres -- Switzerland / Christian Pfister, Paul Messerli -- Understanding transformations. The realm of meaning : the inadequacy of human-nature theory and the view of mass consumption / Robert D. Sack -- The realm of social relations : production, reproduction, and gender in environmental transformations / Carolyn Merchant -- The realm of cultural-human ecology : adaptation and change in historical perspective / Karl W. Butzer
Control code
20294746
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xvi, 713 p.
Isbn
9780521363570
Lccn
89022362
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The Earth as transformed by human action : global and regional changes in the biosphere over the past 300 years, edited by B.L. Turner II ... [et al.] ; with computer graphics by Montine Jordan
Publication
Note
Based on papers presented at a symposium held at Clark University, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 25-30, 1987
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Foreword : the reality of time and transformation / Robert McC. Adams -- The great transformation / Robert W. Kates, B.L. Turner, II, William C. Clark -- Changes in population and society. Long-term population change / Thomas M. Whitmore ... [et al.] -- Population / Paul Demeny -- Technological change / Daniel R. Headrick -- Institutions, social organization, and cultural values / John W. Bennett, Kenneth A. Dahlberg -- The increasing separation of production and consumption / Michael Chisholm -- Urbanization / Brian J.L. Berry -- Awareness of human impacts : changing attitudes and emphases / David Lowenthal --Transformations of the global environment. Long-term environmental change / Patricia F. McDowell, Thompson Webb, III, Patrick J. Bartlein -- Land transformation / John F. Richards -- Forests / Michael Williams -- Soils / Boris G. Rozanov, Viktor Targulian, D.S. Orlov -- Sediment transfer and siltation / Ian Douglas
  • (cont.) Use and transformation of terrestrial water systems / Mark I. L'vovich ... [et al.] -- Water quality and flows / Harry E. Schwarz ... [et al.] -- The coastal zone / H. Jesse Walker -- Atmospheric trace constituents / T.E. Graedel, P.J. Crutzen -- Marine environment / Timothy D. Jickells, Roy Carpenter, Peter S. Liss -- Climate / Jill Jäger, Roger G. Barry -- Terrestrial fauna / Robert L. Peters, Thomas E. Lovejoy -- Marine biota / Ray Hilborn -- Flora / Ghillean T. Prance --Carbon / R.A. Houghton, David L. Skole -- Sulfur / Rudolf B. Husar, Janja Djukic Husar -- Nitrogen and phosphorus / Vaclav Smil -- Trace pollutants / Halina Szejnwald Brown, Roger E. Kasperson, Susan Swedis Raymond -- The ionizing radiations / Merril Eisenbud -- Regional studies of transformation. The Huang-Huai-Hai Plain / Zuo Dakang, Zhang Peiyuan --Amazonia / Eneas Salati ... [et al.] -- Borneo and the Malay Peninsula / Harold Brookfield ... [et al.] -- Caucasia / Yu P. Badenkov ... [et al.]
  • (cont.) East African Highlands / Leonard Berry, Laurence A. Lewis, Cara Williams -- The Russian Plain / E.B. Alayev, Yu P. Badenkov, N.A. Karavaeva -- The United States Great Plains / William E. Riebsame --The Basin of Mexico / Exequiel Ezcurra -- Nigeria / Reuben K. Udo ... [et al.] -- Sweden / Torsten Hägerstrand, Ulrik Lohm -- The Hudson-Raritan Basin / Joel A. Tarr, Robert U. Ayres -- Switzerland / Christian Pfister, Paul Messerli -- Understanding transformations. The realm of meaning : the inadequacy of human-nature theory and the view of mass consumption / Robert D. Sack -- The realm of social relations : production, reproduction, and gender in environmental transformations / Carolyn Merchant -- The realm of cultural-human ecology : adaptation and change in historical perspective / Karl W. Butzer
Control code
20294746
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xvi, 713 p.
Isbn
9780521363570
Lccn
89022362
Other physical details
ill., maps

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