2011

Perspectives in Urban Ecology

Ecosystems and Interactions between Humans and Nature in the Metropolis of Berlin

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ISBN: 978-3-642-17730-9 (Print) 978-3-642-17731-6 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-13

    Introduction: From Urban Nature Studies to Ecosystem Services

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    Pages 15-41

    Particulate Matter in the Urban Atmosphere: Concentration, Distribution, Reduction – Results of Studies in the Berlin Metropolitan Area

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    Pages 43-88

    Contamination of Urban Surface and Ground Water Resources and Impact on Aquatic Species

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    Pages 89-133

    Urban Soils in the Vadose Zone

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    Pages 135-166

    Plants in Urban Settings: From Patterns to Mechanisms and Ecosystem Services

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    Pages 167-195

    New Directions in Urban Avian Ecology: Reciprocal Connections between Birds and Humans in Cities

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    Pages 197-230

    Urban Economy

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    Pages 231-259

    Remote Sensing and Spatial Modelling of the Urban Environment

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    Pages 261-295

    Social Dimensions of Urban Restructuring: Urban Gardening, Residents’ Participation, Gardening Exhibitions

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    Pages 297-304

    From L. Wirth to E. Wirth: Integrating Effects of the Organizational Division of Labour into the Study of Urban Life

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    Pages 305-331

    Human Perception of Urban Environment and Consequences for its Design

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    Pages 333-345

    The Social Construction of City Nature: Exploring Temporary Uses of Open Green Space in Berlin

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 347-352