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Scientists debate Gaia : the next century

Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) : MIT Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0262194988 9780262194983
OCLC Number: 470215023
Notes: Bibliogr. à la fin des communications. Index.
Description: XVII-377 p. : illustrations -cartes ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / Pedro Ruiz Torres --
Reflections on Gaia / James Lovelock --
Gaia by any other name / Lynn Margulis --
1. Clarifying Gaia : regulation with or without natural selection / Timothy M. Lenton --
2. Gaia is life in a wasteworld of byproducts / Tyler Volk --
3. Models and geophysical hypotheses / Arthur C. Petersen --
4. Gaia : toward a thermodynamics of life / Eric D. Schneider --
5. Gaia, extended organisms, and emergent homeostasis / J. Scott Turner --
6. Homeostatic Gaia : an ecologist's perspective on the possibility of regulation / David Wilkinson --
7. Phosphorus, a servant faithful to Gaia? : biosphere remediation rather than regulation / Karl B. Follmi, Federica Tamburini, Rachel Hosein, Bas van de Schootbrugge, Kaspar Arn and Claire Rambeau --
8. Self-regulation of ocean composition by the biosphere / Lee R. Kump --
9. A new biogeochemical earth system model for the phanerozoic eon / Noam M. Bergman, Timothy M. Lenton and Andrew J. Watson --
10. Gaia and glaciation : lipalian (vendian) environmental crisis / Mark A.S. McMenamin --
11. Does life drive disequilibrium in the biosphere? / David Schwartzman and Tyler Volk --
12. Biotic plunder : control of the environment by biological exhaustion of resources / Toby Tyrrell --
13. Gaia : the living earth --
2,500 years of precedents in natural science and philosophy / Bruce Scofield --
14. Concerned with trifles? : a geophysiological reading of Charles Darwin's last book / Eileen Crist --
15. Gradient reduction theory : thermodynamics and the purpose of life / Dorion Sagan and Jessica H. Whiteside --
16. Gaia and complexity / Lee F. Klinger --
17. Gaia and observer self-selection / Andrew J. Watson --
18. Taming Gaia : the history of the Dutch lowlands as an analogy to global change / Peter Westbroek --
19. Gaia and the human species / Crispin Tickell --
20. Daisyworld homeostasis and the earth system / S.L. Weber and J.M. Robinson --
21. Salvaging the Daisyworld parable under the dynamic area fraction framework / K.M. Nordstrom, V.K. Gupta and T.N. Chase --
22. Food web complexity enhances ecological and climatic stability in a Gaian ecosystem model / Stephan P. Harding --
23. Gaia in the machine : the artificial life approach / Keith L. Downing --
24. On causality and ice age deglaciations / Alexandre Casanovas and Vicent Gomez --
25. Amazonian biogeography as a test for Gaia / Axel Kleidon --
26. Modeling feedbacks between water and vegetation in the North African climate system / James R. Miller and Gary L. Russell --
27. Extraterrestrial Gaias / Siegfried Franck, Werner von Bloh, Christine Bounama and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber --
28. The Tinto River, an extreme Gaian environment / Felipe Gomez, David Fernandez-Remolar, Elena Gonzalez-Toril and Ricardo Amils --
29. Climate and the Amazon --
a Gaian system? / Peter Bunyard --
30. On the co-evolution of life and its environment / S.A.L.M. Kooijman --
31. Stability and instability in ecological systems : Gaia theory and evolutionary biology / Francesco Santini and Lodovico Galleni --
App. Studying Gaia : the NASA Planetary Biology Internship (PBI) program.
Responsibility: ed ; by Stephen H. Schneider, James R. Miller, Eileeen Crist [et autres] ; [foreword by Pedro Ruiz Torres] ; introd. by James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis.
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