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Main Title Nature's services : societal dependence on natural ecosystems /
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Daily, Gretchen C.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 1997
OCLC Number 36143566
ISBN 1559634758; 9781559634755; 1559634766 (pbk.); 9781559634762 (pbk.)
Subjects Nature--Effect of human beings on ; Human ecology--Economic aspects ; Biotic communities--Economic aspects ; Ecosystem management ; Humanèokologie--(DE-588)4026152-9 ; Mensch--(DE-588)4038639-9 ; Natur--(DE-588)4041358-5 ; Naturschutz--(DE-588)4115348-0 ; Umweltverèanderung--(DE-588)4304982-5 ; èOkosystem--(DE-588)4043216-6 ; Nature--Effets de l'homme ; âEcologie humaine--Aspect âeconomique ; âEcosystáemes--Aspect âeconomique ; Gestion des âecosystáemes
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N/A Sustainability Collection
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EIAM  GF75.N37 1997 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 09/25/1998
EKBM  GF75.N37 1997 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/26/2015
EKCM  GF75.N37 1997 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 05/18/2009
EKDM  GF75.N37 1997 c. 1-2 CEMM/EPD Library/Athens,GA 01/10/2013
ESAM  GF75.N37 1997 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 11/07/1997
ESBM  GF75.N37 1997 CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 08/29/2008 STATUS
Collation xx, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Perspectives on nature's services / John Peterson Myers, Joshua S. Reichert -- Introduction: What are ecosystem services? / Gretchen C. Daily -- Ecosystem services: a fragmentary history / Harold A. Mooney and Paul R. Ehrlich -- Valuing ecosystem services: philosophical bases and empirical methods / Lawrence H. Goulder and Donald Kennedy -- Valuing ecosystem services with efficiency, fairness, and sustainability as goals / Robert Costanza and Carl Folke -- The interaction of climate and life / Susan E. Alexander, Stephen H. Schneider, and Kalen Lagerquist -- Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning / David Tilman -- Ecosystem services supplied by soil / Gretchen C. Daily, Pamela A. Matson, and Peter M. Vitousek -- Services provided by pollinators / Gary Paul Nabhan and Stephen L. Buchmann -- Natural pest control services and agriculture / Rosamond L. Naylor and Paul R. Ehrlich -- Marine ecosystem services / Charles H. Peterson and Jane Lubchenco -- Freshwater ecosystem services / Sandra Postel and Stephen Carpenter -- The world's forests and their ecosystem services / Norman Myers -- Ecosystem services in grasslands / Osvaldo E. Sala and Jose M. Paruelo -- Biodiversity's genetic library / Norman Myers -- Impacts of marine resource extraction on ecosystem services and sustainability / Les Kaufman and Paul Dayton -- Ecosystem services in subsistence economies and conservation of biodiversity / Kamaljit S. Bawa and Madhav Gadgil -- Ecosystem services in a modern economy: Gunnison County, Colorado / Andrew Wilcox and John Harte -- Water quality improvement by wetlands / Katherine C. Ewel -- Services supplied by South African fynbos ecosystems / Richard M. Cowling, Robert Costanza, and Steven I. Higgins -- Valuing and safeguarding earth's life-support systems / Gretchen C. Daily.