Ecosystem Organization and Human Ecology

  • Robert S. De Santo
Part of the Heidelberg Science Library book series (HSL)

Abstract

Each of us perceives our relationship with nature from our own private vantage point, constructed both consciously and subconsciously as we live. Our perception, therefore, is not only quite personal but very often changeable as our experience expands or narrows our lives.

Keywords

Biomass Sugar Dioxide Chlorophyll Respiration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert S. De Santo
    • 1
  1. 1.De Leuw, Cather & CompanyUSA

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