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Anthropogenic biomes: a key contribution to earth-system scienceAuthor(s): Lilian Alessa; F. Stuart Chapin
Source: Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 23(10): 529-531
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionHuman activities now dominate most of the ice-free terrestrial surface. A recent article presents a classification and global map of human-influenced biomes of the world that provides a novel and potentially appropriate framework for projecting changes in earth-system dynamics.
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CitationAlessa, Lilian; Chapin, F. Stuart, III. 2008. Anthropogenic biomes: a key contribution to earth-system science. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 23(10): 529-531.
Keywordsbiomes, social ecological systems, land use
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