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Main Title The Earth as transformed by human action : global and regional changes in the biosphere over the past 300 years /
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Turner, B. L.
Publisher Cambridge University Press with Clark University,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 20294746
ISBN 0521363578; 9780521363570; 0521446309; 9780521446303
Subjects Nature--Effect of human beings on--Congresses. ; Human ecology--Congresses. ; Global environmental change. ; Population--Congresses. ; Environnement. ; Effets sur l'environnement. ; Minéralogie. ; Ecologie humaine. ; Pollution. ; Biosfeer. ; Menselijke invloed. ; Mineralogia. ; Nature--Effets de l'homme--Congrès. ; Pollution--Histoire--Congrès. ; âEcologie humaine--Histoire--Congrès. ; Population--Congrès. ; Environnement--Congrès. ; Nature--Effets de l'homme--Congráes. ; Pollution--Histoire--Congráes. ; âEcologie humaine--Histoire--Congráes. ; Population--Congráes. ; Environnement--Congráes. ; Man--Influence on nature--Congresses ; Human beings--Effect of environment on--Congresses
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EMBM  GF75 .E15 1990 GWERD Library/Ada,OK 03/28/2012
Collation xvi, 713 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Notes
Based on papers presented at a symposium held at Clark University, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 25-30, 1987. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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 [and others] -- 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 [and others] -- Water quality and flows / Harry E. Schwarz [and others] -- 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 [and others] -- Borneo and the Malay Peninsula / Harold Brookfield [and others] -- Caucasia / Yu P. Badenkov [and others]. (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 [and others] -- 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.