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Introduction to Part III: Functions and Services of Ecosystems

  • Mao Amis
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Abstract

Global climate change is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, threatening ecosystem functions and the vital services they provide.

Keywords

Global change Adaptation Complex systems Socio-ecological systems Resilience 

References

  1. Banasiak, J., Falkiewicz, A., Tchamga, M. S. S. (2018). Aggregation methods in analysis of complex multiple scale systems. In P. Mensah, S. Hachigonta, D. Katerere & A. Roodt (Eds.), Systems Analysis Approach for Complex Global Challenges.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71486-8_5.
  2. Landi, P., Henintsoa, M. O., Brännström, Å., Hui, C., Dieckmann, U. (2018). Complexity and stability of adaptive ecological networks. In P. Mensah, S. Hachigonta, D. Katerere & A. Roodt (Eds.), Systems Analysis Approach for Complex Global Challenges.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71486-8_5.
  3. Scharler, U. M., Fath, B. D., Banerjee, A., Fang, D., Mukherjee, J., Xia, L. (2018). Resilience measures in ecosystems and socio-economic networks. In P. Mensah, S. Hachigonta, D. Katerere & A. Roodt (Eds.), Systems Analysis Approach for Complex Global Challenges.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71486-8_5.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.African Centre for a Green EconomyCape TownSouth Africa
  2. 2.Graduate School of BusinessUniversity of Cape TownCape TownSouth Africa

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