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Urban Ecology Ecological Principles for the Built Environment

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ISBN-10: 0521746132

ISBN-13: 9780521746137

Edition: N/A

Authors: Frederick R. Adler, Colby J. Tanner

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Description:

As humans have come to dominate the earth, the ideal of studying and teaching ecology in pristine ecosystems has become impossible to achieve. Our planet is now a mosaic of ecosystems ranging from the relatively undisturbed to the completely built, with the majority of people living in urban environments. This accessible introduction to the principles of urban ecology provides students with the tools they need to understand these increasingly important urban ecosystems. It builds upon the themes of habitat modification and resource use to demonstrate how multiple ecological processes interact in cities and how human activity initiates chains of unpredictable unintended ecological…    
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Book details

List price: $105.00
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 353
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English