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Earth System Science in the Anthropocene

Emerging Issues and Problems

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  • Profound access and update on special topics in Global Environmental Change (GEC) in relation to Human Security

  • Synopsis on new joint projects of the new Earth System Science Partnership of the four international GEC-Programmes and on important German research efforts

  • Future development of GEC-Research with new fields of research and better integration of social sciences

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Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV
  2. Introduction: The Anthropocene

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. The “Anthropocene”

      • Paul J. Crutzen
      Pages 13-18
    3. Sustainability Science

      • Jill Jäger
      Pages 19-26
    4. What about Complexity of Earth Systems?

      • Horst J. Neugebauer
      Pages 27-38
  3. Global Change and Human Security

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39
    2. Assessing Human Vulnerability to Global Climatic Change

      • Mike Brklacich, Hans-Georg Bohle
      Pages 51-61
    3. Fire Ecology of the Recent Anthropocene

      • Johann G. Goldammer
      Pages 63-85
    4. Disaster Prevention

      • Erich J. Plate
      Pages 87-111
    5. Global Environmental Change and Human Health

      • Rainer Sauerborn, Franziska Matthies
      Pages 113-134
  4. Interfaces between Nature and Society

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167
    2. Integrative Water Research: GLOWA Volta

      • Nick van de Giesen, Thomas Berger, Maria Iskandarani, Soojin Park, Paul Vlek
      Pages 169-186
    3. Global Carbon Cycle

About this book

Earth System Science in the Anthropocene aims to provide an in-depth perspective and update on special topics in Global Environmental Change in relation to Human Security. It gives an overview on the new Joint Projects of the four International Global Change Programmmes and on research efforts in Germany. It is also an up-to-date report on emerging necessities in Global Environmental Change research as well as suggestions for its future development.

Keywords

  • Climate Change
  • Disaster Prevention
  • Food Systems
  • Water Cycle
  • complexity
  • ecology
  • environment
  • environmental change
  • evolution
  • human health
  • sustainability
  • sustainable development

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

    Eckart Ehlers

  • Scientific Secretariat, German National Committee on Global Change Research, München, Germany

    Thomas Krafft

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Earth System Science in the Anthropocene

  • Book Subtitle: Emerging Issues and Problems

  • Editors: Eckart Ehlers, Thomas Krafft

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/b137853

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Earth and Environmental Science, Earth and Environmental Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-540-26588-7

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-642-06590-3

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-540-26590-0

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVI, 268

  • Number of Illustrations: 24 b/w illustrations, 14 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Earth System Sciences, Biogeosciences, Ecology, Environmental Law

Buying options

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USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-540-26590-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)