Journals Higher Education



13 January 2012

392 Pages | 75 black and white illustrations

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199643950

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Urban Ecology

Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Edited by Jari Niemela, Jurgen 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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