Long Term Socio-Ecological Research

Studies in Society-Nature Interactions Across Spatial and Temporal Scales

ISBN: 978-94-007-1176-1 (Print) 978-94-007-1177-8 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxvii

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    Pages 1-26

    Introduction

  3. LTSER Concepts, methods and linkages

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      Pages 27-27

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      Pages 29-52

      Socioeconomic Metabolism and the Human Appropriation of Net Primary Production: What Promise Do They Hold for LTSER?

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      Pages 53-75

      Using Integrated Models to Analyse Socio-ecological System Dynamics in Long-Term Socio-ecological Research – Austrian Experiences

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      Pages 77-101

      Modelling Transport as a Key Constraint to Urbanisation in Pre-industrial Societies

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      Pages 103-122

      The Environmental History of the Danube River Basin as an Issue of Long-Term Socio-ecological Research

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      Pages 123-138

      Critical Scales for Long-Term Socio-ecological Biodiversity Research

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      Pages 139-161

      Human Biohistory

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      Pages 163-187

      Geographic Approaches to LTSER: Principal Themes and Concepts with a Case Study of Andes-Amazon Watersheds

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      Pages 189-214

      The Contribution of Anthropology to Concepts Guiding LTSER Research

  4. LTSER Applications across ecosystems, time and space

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      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-246

      Viewing the Urban Socio-ecological System Through a Sustainability Lens: Lessons and Prospects from the Central Arizona–Phoenix LTER Programme

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      Pages 247-268

      A City and Its Hinterland: Vienna’s Energy Metabolism 1800–2006

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      Pages 269-296

      Sustaining Agricultural Systems in the Old and New Worlds: A Long-Term Socio-Ecological Comparison

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      Pages 297-313

      How Material and Energy Flows Change Socio-natural Arrangements: The Transformation of Agriculture in the Eisenwurzen Region, 1860–2000

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      Pages 315-337

      The Intimacy of Human-Nature Interactions on Islands

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      Pages 339-365

      Global Socio-metabolic Transitions

  5. LTSER Formations and the transdisciplinary challenge

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      Pages 367-367

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      Pages 369-408

      Building an Urban LTSER: The Case of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study and the D.C./B.C. ULTRA-Ex Project

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      Pages 409-442

      Development of LTSER Platforms in LTER-Europe: Challenges and Experiences in Implementing Place-Based Long-Term Socio-ecological Research in Selected Regions

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      Pages 443-459

      Developing Socio-ecological Research in Finland: Challenges and Progress Towards a Thriving LTSER Network

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      Pages 461-484

      The Eisenwurzen LTSER Platform (Austria) – Implementation and Services

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      Pages 485-504

      Fostering Research into Coupled Long-Term Dynamics of Climate, Land Use, Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services in the Central French Alps

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