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Ecological Relations in Historical Times

Ecological Relations in Historical Times

Human Impact and Adaptation (Institute of British Geographers Special Publications)

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Published by Blackwell Pub .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRobin Alan Butlin (Editor), Neil Roberts (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7609323M
ISBN 100631195068
ISBN 109780631195061

However, citations analysis has itself proven controversial and similar work has been criticized by Clive Spash for attempting to pre-determine what is regarded as influential in ecological economics through study design and data manipulation. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 4— The effects of human hunting on northern fur seal Callorhinus ursinus migration and breeding distributions in the Late Holocene. Interpreting Biblical Texts. Anthropogenic fire[ edit ] Anthropogenic fire is a mechanism of human-mediated disturbance, defined within historical ecology as a means of altering the landscape in a way that better suits human needs.

Native Americans, Australian aborigines, New Zealand Maori's have vastly declined from pre-Columbian population levels. Once examined from a sociological perspective, the tragedy of the commons theory is simplistic and one-sided in that it attempts to explain human social behavior, or human agency, without a thorough understanding of the historical social organization. The way in which the world is perceived, understood, and interpreted at any given time by a society or social group. Unfortunately, these actions are often incorrectly ascribed to innate human behavior. Stable isotopes in human skeletons of southern Ontario: Reconstructing palaeodiet.

Petersen, David L. The term has several interpretations, and there are many ways to index, measure, characterize, and represent its complex organization. Holling and H. Effect of mollusc eating on human bone strontium levels. Diseases such as smallpox, bubonic plague, measles, tuberculosis, influenza, and venereal disease became epidemic among native peoples decimating populations.


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Burning fossils fuels instead of calories. The Prophetic Literature: An Introduction. We can adapt Jason W. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 39—, doi Human-mediated disturbances are predated by soil erosion and animals damming waterways which contributed to waterway transformations.

The case of soil management in the Neotropics including the Amazon is a classic example of beneficial results of human-mediated disturbance. Norton, By using historical data such as maps, charts, and aerial photographs, researchers were able to trace habitat change to built Ecological Relations in Historical Times book that had negatively altered the tidal flow into the estuaries dating from the early s.

To structure the study of ecology into a Ecological Relations in Historical Times book manageable framework, the biological world is organized into a nested hierarchyranging in scale from genesto cellsto tissuesto organsto organismsto speciesto populationsto communitiesto ecosystemsto biomesand up to the level of the biosphere.

Revisiting the commons: Local lessons, global challenges. The scale of the problem and the scale of the solutions. Simmons Eds. Sombroek's father, in turn, improved the land by sowing it with the ash and cinders from their home. By studying the effects of anthropogenic fires, anthropologists have been able to identify landscape uses and requirements of past cultures.

Depth of pelagic foraminifera and isotopic changes in Pleistocene oceans. Through experience, many indigenous societies learned how to effectively alter their landscapes and biotic distributions.

Worldwide phylogeography of wild boar reveals multiple centers of pig domestication. Plug Eds. The overkill hypothesis and conservation biology.

Farmers in the Amazon region, for example, now utilize nutrient-rich terra preta to increase crop yields [43] much like the indigenous societies that lived long before them. Robert L. An ecosystem is a local or regional grouping of biotic and abiotic components functioning together.

Historical and recent colonization of the South Farallon Islands, California by northern fur seals Callorhinus ursinus. Anthropologist Roy Rappaport introduced the field of ecological anthropology in a deliberate attempt to move away from cultural ecology.

In Mediterranean Europe, these have been recognized as ways of landscape alteration since the Roman Empire. Environmental historians need an analytical toolkit to identify linkages and relationships within a changing ecological and historical situation. The variety of parasites found within the human body often reflects the diversity of the environment in which that individual resides.

Once consumed, natural inputs pass out of the economy as pollution and waste.

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