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Humans as Components of Ecosystems: The Ecology of Subtle Human Effects… (edition 1997)
by Mark J. McDonnell, Steward T.A. Pickett (Editor), G.E. Likens (Preface), W.J. Cronon (Foreword)
Humans as components of ecosystems : the ecology of subtle human effects and populated areas by Mark J. McDonnell
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0387940626, Hardcover)This book highlights the importance to ecological studies of incorporating humans and their effects on ecosystems. In Humans as Components of Ecosystems, leading experts from a variety of disciplines address a number of important issues, including: The prominent role of humans in the function of ecosystems on Earth; Why humans have been ignored in ecological studies; approaches taken by social scientists, historians, geographers, economists, and anthropologists in the study of human activities; the emergence of a new ecological paradigm accommodating human activities; methods for studying subtle human effects, and human-populated ecosystems; future research and training required to include humans effectively as components of ecological systems.
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