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Published: 03 February 2011

392 Pages | 75 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199563562

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Urban Ecology

Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Edited by Jari Niemelä, Jürgen H. Breuste, Glenn Guntenspergen, Nancy E. McIntyre, Thomas Elmqvist, and Philip James

  • The first research level book to define the field of urban ecology
  • Emphasizes the concept of urban sustainability and the functioning of cities as integrated social-ecological systems
  • Integrates ecology with design, planning, conservation, and management of urban areas
  • Includes contributions from an all-star cast of urban ecologists

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