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Ehlers, Eckart

Earth System Science in the Anthropocene

Earth System Science in the Anthropocene

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Table of contents

Part 1.Introduction: The Anthropocene

1. Global Change Research in the Anthropocene: Introductory Remarks
Wolfram Mauser

2. Managing Global Change: Earth System Science in the Anthropocene
Eckart Ehlers, Thomas Krafft

3. The “Anthropocene”
Paul J. Crutzen

4. Sustainability Science
Jill Jäger

5. What about Complexity of Earth Systems?
Horst J. Neugebauer

Part 2.Global Change and Human Security

6. Climate Change, New Weather Extremes and Climate Policy
Hartmut Graßl

7. Assessing Human Vulnerability to Global Climatic Change
Mike Brklacich, Hans-Georg Bohle

8. Fire Ecology of the Recent Anthropocene
Johann G. Goldammer

9. Disaster Prevention
Erich J. Plate

10. Global Environmental Change and Human Health
Rainer Sauerborn, Franziska Matthies

11. Urban Disasters as Indicators of Global Environmental Change: Assessing Functional Varieties of Vulnerability
James K. Mitchell

12. Energy in a Sustainable Development Perspective
Alfred Voß

Part 3.Interfaces between Nature and Society

13. Integrative Water Research: GLOWA Volta
Nick Giesen, Thomas Berger, Maria Iskandarani, Soojin Park, Paul Vlek

14. Carbon Cycle Research as a Challenge of the Anthropocene
Karin Lochte

15. International Institutions and the Carbon Regime
Gernot Klepper

16. Global Environmental Change and Food Systems GECAFS: A new interdisciplinary research project
John Ingram, Mike Brklacich

17. Food Security in South Asia
Wolfgang-Peter Zingel

Part 4.Scientific Challenges for Anthropogenic Research in the 21st Century

18. Scientific Challenges for Anthropogenic Research in the 21st Century: Problems of Scale
Rik Leemans

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Environmental Science SCI026000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783540265900

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