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The geological record of ecological dynamics : understanding the biotic effects of future environmental change

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Geologic Record of Biosphere Dynamics.; National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Earth and Life Studies.; National Academies Press (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Because of the advances in the scientists' ability to analyze environmental information from geological data, the National Science Foundation and the US Geological Survey asked a National Research  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Geologic Record of Biosphere Dynamics.; National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Earth and Life Studies.; National Academies Press (U.S.)
ISBN: 0309095808 9780309095808 9780309548441 0309548446
OCLC Number: 60578375
Description: xiv, 200 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction. Background to this report --
Environmental sciences and the geologic record of ecological dynamics --
Understanding process --
different perceptions --
Status of research support --
Committee charge and scope of the study. 2. The nature and value of geohistorical information. The rationale of geohistorical analysis --
Completeness of the geologic record --
Inferring environmental conditions --
resolution and confidence --
Biological insights contained in the geologic record --
Precision and accuracy of geohistorical records --
Impact of database technologies and synthetic studies --
Summary and outlook --
strategies for geohistorical analysis. 3. Research opportunities. The geologic record as an ecological laboratory --
Ecological responses to past climate change --
Ecological legacies of societal activities. 4. The culture of collaborative research. Promoting the culture of collaboration --
Opportunities for collaboration --
Summary. 5. Conclusions and recommendations. Intitiative 1: The geologic record as an ecological laboratory --
Intitiative 2: Ecological responses to past climate change --
Initiative 3: Ecological legacies of societal activities --
Facilities and infrastructure --
Implementation. Appendixes. A. Committee and staff biographies --
B. Acronyms and abbreviations.
Other Titles: Understanding the biotic effects of future environmental change
Responsibility: Committee on the Geologic Record of Biosphere Dynamics, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

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