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    Author(s): Peter August; Louis Iverson; Jarunee Nugranad
    Date: 2002
    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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    Description

    This 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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    Citation

    August, 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.

    Keywords

    land-use change, land-cover change, pre-European colonization, deforestation in eastern United States

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