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Cincotta, Richard P.

Human Population

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Influences of Human Population on Biological Diversity
Richard P. Cincotta, L. J. Gorenflo

Part I. General Theoretical and Empirical Considerations

2. Projecting a Gridded Population of the World Using Ratio Methods of Trend Extrapolation
Lee Hachadoorian, Stuart R. Gaffin, Robert Engelman

3. The Human Habitat
Christopher Small

4. Behavioral Mediators of the Human Population Effect on Global Biodiversity Losses
Jeffrey K. McKee, Erica N. Chambers

5. The Biological Diversity that Is Humanly Possible: Three Models Relevant to Human Population’s Relationship with Native Species
Richard P. Cincotta

6. Biodiversity on the Urban Landscape
Katalin Szlavecz, Paige Warren, Steward Pickett

7. Indicators for Assessing Threats to Freshwater Biodiversity from Humans and Human-Shaped Landscapes
Robin Abell, Michele Thieme, Bernhard Lehner

Part II. Interactions in Specific Ecosystems

8. A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Human Impacts on the Rainforest Environment in Ecuador
Flora Lu, Richard E. Bilsborrow

9. Human Demography and Conservation in the Apache Highlands Ecoregion, US–Mexico Borderlands
L. J. Gorenflo

10. Long-Term Ecological Effects of Demographic and Socioeconomic Factors in Wolong Nature Reserve (China)
Li An, Marc Linderman, Guangming He, Zhiyun Ouyang, Jianguo Liu

11. Exploring the Association Between People and Deforestation in Madagascar
L. J. Gorenflo, Catherine Corson, Kenneth M. Chomitz, Grady Harper, Miroslav Honzák, Berk Özler

Part III. Perspectives on Human Interactions with Biological Diversity

12. A Coupled Natural and Human Systems Approach Toward Biodiversity: Reflections from Social Scientists
Thomas W. Crawford, Deirdre Mageean

Keywords: Life Sciences, Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Landscape Ecology, Nature Conservation, Demography, Human Geography

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Ecological Studies
Page amount
261 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642167072

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