Urban Ecosystems

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 3–4

Editorial: Understanding urban ecosystems: A new frontier for science and education

  • Charles H. Nilon
  • Alan R. Berkowitz
  • Karen S. Hollweg


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles H. Nilon
    • 1
  • Alan R. Berkowitz
    • 2
  • Karen S. Hollweg
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Fisheries and Wildlife SciencesUniversity of Missouri-ColumbiaColumbia
  2. 2.Institute of Ecosystem StudiesMillbrook
  3. 3.National Academy of SciencesWashington, DC

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