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Human conversion of terrestrial habitatsAuthor(s): Peter August; Louis Iverson; Jarunee Nugranad
Source: In: Applying landscape ecology in biological conservation. Gutzwiller, Kevin J., ed. Springer. 198-224.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThis chapter describes how human activities change the abundance and quality of terrestrial habitats and discuss the ecological implications of these changes for biota.
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CitationAugust, Peter; Iverson, Louis; Nugranad, Jarunee. 2002. Human conversion of terrestrial habitats. In: Applying landscape ecology in biological conservation. Gutzwiller, Kevin J., ed. Springer. 198-224.
Keywordsland-use change, land-cover change, pre-European colonization, deforestation in eastern United States
- Humans in changing shrubland ecosystems
- Human well-being and land cover types in the southeastern U.S.A.
- Wilderness, biodiversity, and human health
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