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Serengeti III : human impacts on ecosystem dynamics

Author: A R E Sinclair; et al
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
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Serengeti National Park is one of the world?s most diverse ecosystems, a natural laboratory for ecology, evolution, and conservation, with a history that dates back at least four million years to the beginnings of human evolution. The third book of a ground- breaking series, Serengeti III is the result of a long-term integrated research project that documents changes to this unique ecosystem every ten years.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Serengeti III.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007049914
(OCoLC)183928576
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A R E Sinclair; et al
ISBN: 9780226760353 0226760359
OCLC Number: 435816628
Description: 1 online resource (x, 522 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Introduction : Understanding the greater Serengeti ecosystem / Craig Packer and Stephen Polasky --
Historical and future changes to the Serengeti ecosystem / A.R.E. Sinclair ... [et al.] --
Paleoecology of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem / Charles R. Peters ... [et al.] --
The resource basis of human-wildlife interaction / Han Olff and J. Grant C. Hopcraft --
Generation and maintenance of heterogeneity in the Serengeti ecosystem / T. Michael Anderson ... [et al.] --
Global environmental changes and their impact on the Serengeti / Mark E. Ritchie --
The multiple roles of infectious diseases in the Serengeti ecosystem / Sarah Cleaveland ... [et al.] --
Reticulate food webs in space and time : messages from the Serengeti / Robert D. Holt ... [et al.] --
Spatial dynamics and coexistence of the Serengeti grazer community / John M. Fryxell ... [et al.] --
Dynamic consequences of human behavior in the Serengeti ecosystem / Christopher Costello ... [et al.] --
Human responses to change : modeling household decision making in western Serengeti / Kathleen A. Galvin ... [et al.] --
Larger-scale influences on the Serengeti ecosystem : national and international policy, economics, and human demography / Stephen Polasky ... [et al.] --
Land-use economics in the Mara area of the Serengeti ecosystem / Mike Norton-Griffiths ... [et al.] --
Propagation of change through a complex ecosystem / Ray Hilborn, A.R.E. Sinclair, and John M. Fryxell --
Who pays for conservation? : current and future financing scenarios for the Serengeti ecosystem / Simon Thirgood ... [et al.] --
Integrating conservation in human and natural ecosystems / A.R.E. Sinclair --
Appendix : The main herbivorous mammals and crocodiles in the greater Serengeti ecosystem / Simon A.R. Mduma and J. Grant C. Hopcraft.
Other Titles: Serengeti 3
Responsibility: edited by A.R.E. Sinclair ... [et al.].

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