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The human impact reader : readings and case studies / edited by Andrew Goudie.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Blackwell, 1997.ISBN:
  • 0631199799
  • 0631199810
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 304.28 21
Partial contents:
Preface: The Human Impact - A Developing Literature -- Pt. I. Geomorphological and Surface Impacts. 1. Man's Impact on Shorelines and Nearshore Environments: A Geomorphological Perspective / H. J. Walker. 2. Land Subsidence: A Worldwide Environmental Hazard / L. Carbognin. 3. Reservoirs and Earthquakes / R. B. Meade. 4. Human Influence upon Sedimentation in Llangorse Lake, Wales / R. Jones, K. Benson-Evans and F. M. Chambers. 5. Soil Conservation in the Coon Creek Basin, Wisconsin / S. W. Trimble and S. W. Lund -- Pt. II. Soil Impacts. 6. Framework for Man-made Soil Changes - An Outline of Metapedogenesis / D. H. Yaalon and B. Yaron. 7. Salinization: New Perspectives on a Major Desertification Issue / D. S. G. Thomas and N. J. Middleton. 8. Salinization of Non-irrigated Soils and Associated Streams: A Review / A. J. Peck. 9. Land Use and Soil Erosion in Prehistoric and Historical Greece / T. H. Van Andel, E. Zangger and A. Demitrack. 10. Soil Erosion in Britain: A Review / J. Boardman and R. Evans -- Pt. III. Water Impacts. 11. Desiccation of the Aral Sea: A Water Management Disaster in the Soviet Union / P. P. Micklin. 12. Lowering of a Shallow, Saline Water Table by Extensive Eucalypt Reforestation / M. A. Bari and N. J. Schofield. 13. Nutrient Loss Accelerated by Clear-cutting of a Forest Ecosystem / F. H. Bormann, G. E. Likens and D. W. Fisher [et al.]. 14. Effects of Construction on Fluvial Sediment, Urban and Suburban Areas of Maryland / M. G. Wolman and A. P. Schick. 15. Rain, Roads, Roofs and Runoff: Hydrology in Cities / G. E. Hollis. 16. Farming and Nitrate Pollution / T. P. Burt and N. E. Haycock. 17. Diatom and Chemical Evidence for Reversibility of Acidification of Scottish Lochs / R. W. Battarbee, R. J. Flower and A. C. Stevenson [et al.]. 18. Lake Acidification in Galloway: A Palaeoecological Test of Competing Hypotheses / R. W. Battarbee, R. J. Flower and A. C. Stevenson [et al.] -- Pt. IV. Climatic and Atmospheric Impacts. 19. Man-made Climatic Changes / H. E. Landsberg. 20. Climate Impact of Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide / J. Hansen, D. Johnson and A. Lacis [et al.]. 21. Atmospheric Methane: Trends over the last 10,000 Years / M. A. K. Khalil and R. A. Rasmussen. 22. Possible Climate Change due to Sulphur Dioxide-derived Cloud Condensation Nuclei / T. M. L. Wigley. 23. Possible Climatic Impacts of Tropical Deforestation / E. Salati and C. A. Nobre. 24. Large Losses of Total Ozone in Antarctica Reveal Seasonal ClO[subscript x]/NO[subscript x] Interactions / J. C. Farman, B. G. Gardiner and J. D. Shanklin. 25. Chlorofluorocarbons and the Depletion of Stratospheric Ozone / F. S. Rowland. 26. Biomass Burning in the Tropics: Impacts on Atmospheric Chemistry and Biogeochemical Cycles / P. J. Crutzen and M. O. Andreae. 27. Acid Rain: A Serious Regional Environmental Problem / G. E. Likens and F. H. Bormann. 28. Decrease in Anthropogenic Lead, Cadmium and Zinc in Greenland Snows since the Late 1960s / C. F. Boutron, U. Gorlach and J.-P. Candelone [et al.] -- Pt. V. Biological Impacts. 29. Habitat Fragmentation in the Temperate Zone / D. S. Wilcove, C. H. McLellan and A. P. Dobson. 30. The Effects of Deforestation in Amazonia / H. Sioli. 31. Rates of Deforestation in the Humid Tropics: Estimates and Measurements / A. Grainger. 32. Wetland Loss in Louisiana / H. J. Walker, J. M. Coleman and H. H. Roberts [et al.]. 33. Coral Reefs - A Challenging Ecosystem for Human Societies / B. Salvat. 34. Is Desertification a Myth? / T. Binns. 35. Large Herbivorous Mammals: Exotic Species in Northern Australia / W. J. Freeland. 36. Chlorinated Hydrocarbons and Eggshell Changes in Raptorial and Fish-eating Birds / J. J. Hickey and D. W. Anderson. 37. Forest Decline and Acidic Deposition / L. F. Pitelka and D. J. Raynal. 38. The Biodiversity Challenge: Expanded Hot-spots Analysis / N. Myers -- Pt. VI. Conclusion. 39. The Human Species: A Suicidal Success? / C. Tickell.
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Preface: The Human Impact - A Developing Literature -- Pt. I. Geomorphological and Surface Impacts. 1. Man's Impact on Shorelines and Nearshore Environments: A Geomorphological Perspective / H. J. Walker. 2. Land Subsidence: A Worldwide Environmental Hazard / L. Carbognin. 3. Reservoirs and Earthquakes / R. B. Meade. 4. Human Influence upon Sedimentation in Llangorse Lake, Wales / R. Jones, K. Benson-Evans and F. M. Chambers. 5. Soil Conservation in the Coon Creek Basin, Wisconsin / S. W. Trimble and S. W. Lund -- Pt. II. Soil Impacts. 6. Framework for Man-made Soil Changes - An Outline of Metapedogenesis / D. H. Yaalon and B. Yaron. 7. Salinization: New Perspectives on a Major Desertification Issue / D. S. G. Thomas and N. J. Middleton. 8. Salinization of Non-irrigated Soils and Associated Streams: A Review / A. J. Peck. 9. Land Use and Soil Erosion in Prehistoric and Historical Greece / T. H. Van Andel, E. Zangger and A. Demitrack. 10. Soil Erosion in Britain: A Review / J. Boardman and R. Evans -- Pt. III. Water Impacts. 11. Desiccation of the Aral Sea: A Water Management Disaster in the Soviet Union / P. P. Micklin. 12. Lowering of a Shallow, Saline Water Table by Extensive Eucalypt Reforestation / M. A. Bari and N. J. Schofield. 13. Nutrient Loss Accelerated by Clear-cutting of a Forest Ecosystem / F. H. Bormann, G. E. Likens and D. W. Fisher [et al.]. 14. Effects of Construction on Fluvial Sediment, Urban and Suburban Areas of Maryland / M. G. Wolman and A. P. Schick. 15. Rain, Roads, Roofs and Runoff: Hydrology in Cities / G. E. Hollis. 16. Farming and Nitrate Pollution / T. P. Burt and N. E. Haycock. 17. Diatom and Chemical Evidence for Reversibility of Acidification of Scottish Lochs / R. W. Battarbee, R. J. Flower and A. C. Stevenson [et al.]. 18. Lake Acidification in Galloway: A Palaeoecological Test of Competing Hypotheses / R. W. Battarbee, R. J. Flower and A. C. Stevenson [et al.] -- Pt. IV. Climatic and Atmospheric Impacts. 19. Man-made Climatic Changes / H. E. Landsberg. 20. Climate Impact of Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide / J. Hansen, D. Johnson and A. Lacis [et al.]. 21. Atmospheric Methane: Trends over the last 10,000 Years / M. A. K. Khalil and R. A. Rasmussen. 22. Possible Climate Change due to Sulphur Dioxide-derived Cloud Condensation Nuclei / T. M. L. Wigley. 23. Possible Climatic Impacts of Tropical Deforestation / E. Salati and C. A. Nobre. 24. Large Losses of Total Ozone in Antarctica Reveal Seasonal ClO[subscript x]/NO[subscript x] Interactions / J. C. Farman, B. G. Gardiner and J. D. Shanklin. 25. Chlorofluorocarbons and the Depletion of Stratospheric Ozone / F. S. Rowland. 26. Biomass Burning in the Tropics: Impacts on Atmospheric Chemistry and Biogeochemical Cycles / P. J. Crutzen and M. O. Andreae. 27. Acid Rain: A Serious Regional Environmental Problem / G. E. Likens and F. H. Bormann. 28. Decrease in Anthropogenic Lead, Cadmium and Zinc in Greenland Snows since the Late 1960s / C. F. Boutron, U. Gorlach and J.-P. Candelone [et al.] -- Pt. V. Biological Impacts. 29. Habitat Fragmentation in the Temperate Zone / D. S. Wilcove, C. H. McLellan and A. P. Dobson. 30. The Effects of Deforestation in Amazonia / H. Sioli. 31. Rates of Deforestation in the Humid Tropics: Estimates and Measurements / A. Grainger. 32. Wetland Loss in Louisiana / H. J. Walker, J. M. Coleman and H. H. Roberts [et al.]. 33. Coral Reefs - A Challenging Ecosystem for Human Societies / B. Salvat. 34. Is Desertification a Myth? / T. Binns. 35. Large Herbivorous Mammals: Exotic Species in Northern Australia / W. J. Freeland. 36. Chlorinated Hydrocarbons and Eggshell Changes in Raptorial and Fish-eating Birds / J. J. Hickey and D. W. Anderson. 37. Forest Decline and Acidic Deposition / L. F. Pitelka and D. J. Raynal. 38. The Biodiversity Challenge: Expanded Hot-spots Analysis / N. Myers -- Pt. VI. Conclusion. 39. The Human Species: A Suicidal Success? / C. Tickell.