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AuthorSmil, Vaclav
TitleThe earth's biosphere [electronic resource] : evolution, dynamics, and change / Vaclav Smil
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2002
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Descript viii, 346 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

CONTENT

1. Evolution of the idea : from Vernadsky to a science of the global environment -- 2. Life in the universe : attributes, constraints, and probabilities -- 3. Life's diversity and resilience : metabolisms, species, catastrophes -- 4. Energizing the biosphere : solar radiation and the Earth's heat -- 5. Water and material flows : biospheric cycles -- 6. The biosphere's extent : the moveable boundaries -- 7. The biosphere's mass and productivity : quantifying life's presence and performance -- 8. The biosphere's dynamics and organization : fundamental rules and grand patterns -- 9. Civilization and the biosphere : the Earth transformed by human action -- 10. Epilogue


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