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Human population : its influences on biological diversity / R.P. Cincotta, L.J. Gorenflo, editors.

Publication:
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2011.
Series:
Ecological studies ; v. 214.
Ecological studies, 0070-8356 ; v. 214
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 242 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Biodiversity.
Population -- Environmental aspects.
Contents:
Introduction : influences of human population on biological diversity
Projecting a gridded population of the world using ratio methods of trend extrapolation
The human habitat
Behavioral mediators of the human population effect on global biodiversity losses
The biological diversity that is humanly possible : three models relevant to human population's relationship with native species
Biodiversity on the urban landscape
Indicators for assessing threats to freshwater biodiversity from humans and human-shaped landscapes
A cross-cultural analysis of human impacts on the rainforest environment in Ecuador
Human demography and conservation in the Apache Highlands ecoregion, US-Mexico borderlands
Long-term ecological effects of demographic and socioeconomic factors in Wolong Nature Reserve (China)
Exploring the association between people and deforestation in Madegascar
A coupled natural and human systems approach toward biodiversity : reflections from social scientists.
Notes:
Volume dedicated to A.J. Lotka.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George R. Fink Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Cincotta, Richard Paul.
Gorenflo, L. J. (Larry J.)
Lotka, Alfred J. (Alfred James), 1880-1949.
George R. Fink Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
3642167063
9783642167065
Publisher no.:
99943008952
Web link:
The George R. Fink Memorial Fund Home Page
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