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Long Term Socio-Ecological Research [electronic resource]: Studies in Society-Nature Interactions Across Spatial and Temporal Scales

Simron Jit Singh, Helmut Haberl, Marian Chertow, Michael Mirtl, Martin Schmid, editors
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Dordrecht : Springer, [2013]
Human-environment interactions
Human-environment interactions (Springer (Firm))
940071176X, 9789400711761
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction / Martin Schmid
  • pt. I LTSER Concepts, Methods and Linkages
  • 2. Socioeconomic Metabolism and the Human Appropriation of Net Primary Production: What Promise Do They Hold for LTSER? / Simron Jit Singh
  • 3. Using Integrated Models to Analyse Socio-ecological System Dynamics in Long-Term Socio-ecological Research
  • Austrian Experiences / Helmut Haberl
  • 4. Modelling Transport as a Key Constraint to Urbanisation in Pre-industrial Societies / Barbara Smetschka
  • 5. The Environmental History of the Danube River Basin as an Issue of Long-Term Socio-ecological Research / Gertrud Haidvogl
  • 6. Critical Scales for Long-Term Socio-ecological Biodiversity Research / Sander M.J. Wijdeven
  • 7. Human Biohistory / Stephen Boyden
  • 8. Geographic Approaches to LTSER: Principal Themes and Concepts with a Case Study of Andes-Amazon Watersheds / Karl S. Zimmerer.
  • Contents note continued: 9. The Contribution of Anthropology to Concepts Guiding LTSER Research / Ted L. Gragson
  • pt. II LTSER Applications Across Ecosystems, Time and Space
  • 10. Viewing the Urban Socio-ecological System Through a Sustainability Lens: Lessons and Prospects from the Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER Programme / B.L. Turner
  • 11.A City and Its Hinterland: Vienna's Energy Metabolism 1800-2006 / Fridolin Krausmann
  • 12. Sustaining Agricultural Systems in the Old and New Worlds: A Long-Term Socio-Ecological Comparison / Fridolin Krausmann
  • 13. How Material and Energy Flows Change Socio-natural Arrangements: The Transformation of Agriculture in the Eisenwurzen Region, 1860-2000 / Fridolin Krausmann
  • 14. The Intimacy of Human-Nature Interactions on Islands / Weslynne Ashton
  • 15. Global Socio-metabolic Transitions / Marina Fischer-Kowalski
  • pt. III LTSER Formations and the Transdisciplinary Challenge.
  • Contents note continued: 16. Building an Urban LTSER: The Case of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study and the D.C./B.C. ULTRA-Ex Project / Mary L. Cadenasso
  • 17. Development of LTSER Platforms in LTER-Europe: Challenges and Experiences in Implementing Place-Based Long-Term Socio-ecological Research in Selected Regions / Mark Frenzel
  • 18. Developing Socio-ecological Research in Finland: Challenges and Progress Towards a Thriving LTSER Network / Taru Peltola
  • 19. The Eisenwurzen LTSER Platform (Austria)
  • Implementation and Services / Michael Mirtl
  • 20. Fostering Research into Coupled Long-Term Dynamics of Climate, Land Use, Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services in the Central French Alps / Philippe Cozic
  • 21. Long-Term Socio-ecological Research in Mountain Regions: Perspectives from the Tyrolean Alps / Michael Bahn
  • 22. Integrated Monitoring and Sustainability Assessment in the Tyrolean Alps: Experiences in Transdisciplinarity / Ariane Walz
  • 23. Conclusions / Martin Schmid.
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Human-environment interactions ; v. 2
Human-environment interactions (Springer (Firm)) ; v. 2
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