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Our earth's changing land : an encyclopedia of land-use and land-cover change

Author: Helmut Geist
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scientists predict that the environment over the next 100 years will be threatened by severe challenges--the loss of biodiversity, expected changes in world-wide climate, and decreasing amounts of arable land and potable water for an exploding human population. All of these will greatly impact how the earth will be able to support life in the future. And at the center of these global environmental changes are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Our earth's changing land.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607421292
Online version:
Our earth's changing land.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607799200
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helmut Geist
ISBN: 0313327041 9780313327049 0313327831 9780313327834 031332784X 9780313327841
OCLC Number: 61130661
Description: 2 volumes (xlviii, 715 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-K --
v. 2. L-Y.
Responsibility: edited by Helmut Geist.
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Provides an understanding of how land has changed over the last 300 years. This A-to-Z encyclopedia addresses various aspects of the science of land-use change. It focuses on one of the leading  Read more...

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"This reference is the product of ten years of study under the auspices of the Land Use/Cover Change (LUCC) project carried out by the International Council of Scientific Unions, in conjunction with Read more...

 
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