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The Resource Man and the ecosphere : readings from Scientific American, with commentaries by Paul R. Ehrlich, John P. Holdren [and] Richard W. Holm

Man and the ecosphere : readings from Scientific American, with commentaries by Paul R. Ehrlich, John P. Holdren [and] Richard W. Holm

Label
Man and the ecosphere : readings from Scientific American
Title
Man and the ecosphere
Title remainder
readings from Scientific American
Statement of responsibility
with commentaries by Paul R. Ehrlich, John P. Holdren [and] Richard W. Holm
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Scientific American
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Ehrlich, Paul R
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holdren, John P
  • Holm, Richard W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human ecology
  • Ecology
  • Environment
  • Population Growth
Label
Man and the ecosphere : readings from Scientific American, with commentaries by Paul R. Ehrlich, John P. Holdren [and] Richard W. Holm
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Articles taken from Scientific American, 1956-71
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [293]-301
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The ecosphere / LaMont C. Cole -- The agricultural revolution / Robert J. Braidwood -- Forest clearance in the Stone Age / Johannes Iversen -- The Black Death / William L. Langer -- The human population / Edward S. Deevey -- Water / Roger Revelle -- Lateritic soils / Mary McNeil -- Human food production as a process in the biosphere / Lester R. Brown -- The food resources of the ocean / S.J. Holt -- The dimensions of world poverty / David Simpson -- Human materials production as a process in the biosphere / Harrison Brown
  • Toxic substances and ecological cycles / George M. Woodwell -- Air pollution and public health / Walsh McDermott -- The aging Great Lakes / Charles F. Powers and Andrew Robertson -- Ionizing radiation and the citizen / George W. Beadle -- Thermal pollution and aquatic life / John R. Clark -- Carbon dioxide and climate / Gilbert N. Plass -- The climate of cities / William P. Lowry -- Infectious drug resistance / Tsutomu Watanabe
  • The assessment of technology / Harvey Brooks and Raymond Bowerd -- The reclamation of a man-made desert / Walter C. Lowdermilk -- The rangelands of the Western United States / R. Merton Love -- Chemical fertilizers / Christopher J. Pratt -- Third-generation pesticides / Carroll M. Williams -- The prospects of fusion power / William C. Gough and Bernard J. Eastlund -- The urbanization of the human population / Kingsley Davis -- Military technology and national security / Herbert F. York
Control code
156317
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
viii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780716709435
Lccn
79158355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (part color), maps (part color)
System control number
(WaOLN)522403
Label
Man and the ecosphere : readings from Scientific American, with commentaries by Paul R. Ehrlich, John P. Holdren [and] Richard W. Holm
Publication
Note
Articles taken from Scientific American, 1956-71
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [293]-301
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The ecosphere / LaMont C. Cole -- The agricultural revolution / Robert J. Braidwood -- Forest clearance in the Stone Age / Johannes Iversen -- The Black Death / William L. Langer -- The human population / Edward S. Deevey -- Water / Roger Revelle -- Lateritic soils / Mary McNeil -- Human food production as a process in the biosphere / Lester R. Brown -- The food resources of the ocean / S.J. Holt -- The dimensions of world poverty / David Simpson -- Human materials production as a process in the biosphere / Harrison Brown
  • Toxic substances and ecological cycles / George M. Woodwell -- Air pollution and public health / Walsh McDermott -- The aging Great Lakes / Charles F. Powers and Andrew Robertson -- Ionizing radiation and the citizen / George W. Beadle -- Thermal pollution and aquatic life / John R. Clark -- Carbon dioxide and climate / Gilbert N. Plass -- The climate of cities / William P. Lowry -- Infectious drug resistance / Tsutomu Watanabe
  • The assessment of technology / Harvey Brooks and Raymond Bowerd -- The reclamation of a man-made desert / Walter C. Lowdermilk -- The rangelands of the Western United States / R. Merton Love -- Chemical fertilizers / Christopher J. Pratt -- Third-generation pesticides / Carroll M. Williams -- The prospects of fusion power / William C. Gough and Bernard J. Eastlund -- The urbanization of the human population / Kingsley Davis -- Military technology and national security / Herbert F. York
Control code
156317
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
viii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780716709435
Lccn
79158355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (part color), maps (part color)
System control number
(WaOLN)522403

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