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Language: en
Pages: 808
Authors: John Marzluff, Eric Shulenberger, Wilfried Endlicher, marina Alberti, Gordon Bradley, Clare Ryan, Craig ZumBrunnen, Ute Simon
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-03 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Urban Ecology is a rapidly growing field of academic and practical significance. Urban ecologists have published several conference proceedings and regularly contribute to the ecological, architectural, planning, and geography literature. However, important papers in the field that set the foundation for the discipline and illustrate modern approaches from a variety
Urban Ecology
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Kevin J. Gaston
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-16 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the urban century in which, for the first time, the majority of people live in towns and cities. Understanding how people influence, and are influenced by, the 'green' component of these environments is therefore of enormous significance. Providing an overview of the essentials of urban ecology, the book
Urban Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Jari Niemelä, Jürgen H. Breuste, Glenn Guntenspergen, Nancy E. McIntyre, Thomas Elmqvist, Philip James
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-17 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Urbanization is a global phenomenon that is increasingly challenging human society. It is therefore crucially important to ensure that the relentless expansion of cities and towns proceeds sustainably. Urban ecology, the interdisciplinary study of ecological patterns and processes in towns and cities, is a rapidly developing field that can provide
Urban Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Richard T. T. Forman
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The first richly illustrated worldwide portrayal of urban ecology, tying together organisms, built structures, and the physical environment around cities.
Urban Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 500
Authors: Ian Douglas, Philip James
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader’s mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our towns and cities healthier places to visit and in which to live