The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology : space, scale, and time for the study of cities /

The first "urban century" in history has arrived: a majority of the world's population now resides in cities and their surrounding suburbs. Urban expansion marches on, and the planning and design of future cities requires attention to such diverse issues as human migration, public hea...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Grove, J. Morgan.
Other Authors: Cadenasso, Mary L., Pickett, Steward T., 1950-, Machlis, Gary E., Burch, William R., 1933-
Format: eBook
Published:New Haven : Yale University Press, 2015.
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Foreword / Ogden, Laura A.
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • One. The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology
  • Two. Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Intellectual Challenges in the Ecology of Cities
  • Three. Expanding the Landscape: Applying Patch Dynamics to Social-Ecological Systems
  • Four. From Baltimore to Bangkok: Interdisciplinary Issues and Strategies
  • Five. Pixels, Plots, and Parcels: Data Issues and Strategies
  • Six. Cholera in London and Urban Tree Canopy in Baltimore: Linking Science and Decision Making Through Patch Dynamics
  • Seven. Metacities and an Urban Land Ethic
  • Notes
  • Further Readings
  • Index