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Main Title Man and the ecosphere : readings from Scientific American /
Author Ehrlich, Paul R.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Holdren, John P.
Holm, Richard W.
Publisher W.H. Freeman and Company,
Year Published 1971
OCLC Number 00156317
ISBN 0716709430; 9780716709435; 0716709422; 9780716709428
Subjects Human ecology ; Environment ; Population Growth ; 4290 ecology: general--(NL-LeOCL)077603583 ; Ecologie
Additional Subjects Human ecology--Collections
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJDM  GF8.E35 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 03/18/1994
Collation viii, 307 pages : illustrations (some color), graphs, maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-301) and index.
Contents Notes
The ecosphere and preindustrial man. The ecosphere / LaMont C. Cole ; The agricultural revolution / Robert J. Braidwood ; Forest clearance in the Stone Age / Johannes Iversen ; The Black Death / William L. Langer -- Limits rarely perceived. The human population / Edward S. Deevey, Jr. ; Water / Roger Revelle ; Lateritic soils / Mary McNeil -- Human food production as a process in the biosphere / Lester R. Brown ; The food resources of the ocean / S.J. Holt ; The dimensions of world poverty / David Simpson ; Human materials production as a process in the biosphere / Harrison Brown -- The dimensions of intervention. Toxic substances and ecological cycles / George M. Woodwell ; Air pollution and public health / Walsh McDermott ; The aging Great Lakes / Charles F. Powers and Andrew Robertson ; Ionizing radiation and the citizen / George W. Beadle ; Thermal pollution and aquatic life / John R. Clark ; Carbon dioxide and climate / Gilbert N. Plass ; The climate of cities / William P. Lowry ; Infectious drug resistance / Tsutomu Watanabe -- On management and buying time. The assessment of technology / Harvey Brooks and Raymond Bowers ; The reclamation of a man-made desert / Walter C. Lowdermilk ; The rangelands of the Western United States / R. Merton Love ; Chemical fertilizers / Christopher J. Pratt ; Third-generation pesticides / Carroll M. Williams ; The prospects of fusion power / William C. Gough and Bernard J. Eastlund ; The urbanization of the human population / Kingsley Davis ; Military technology and national security / Herbert F. York.