3 edition of Analysis of ecological systems found in the catalog.
Analysis of ecological systems
|Statement||edited by William K. Lauenroth, Gaylord V. Skogerboe, Marshall Flug ; sponsored by the International Society for Ecological Modelling (ISEM) ; hosted by the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University.|
|Series||Developments in environmental modelling ;, 5|
|Contributions||Lauenroth, William K., Skogerboe, Gaylord V., Flug, Marshall., International Society for Ecological Modelling., International Conference on State-of-the-Art in Ecological Modelling (3rd : 1982 : Colorado State University)|
|LC Classifications||QH541.15.S5 A5 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||992 p. :|
|Number of Pages||992|
|LC Control Number||83001564|
Systems ecology is an interdisciplinary field of ecology, a subset of Earth system science, that takes a holistic approach to the study of ecological systems, especially ecosystems. Systems ecology can be seen as an application of general systems theory to ecology. Central to the systems ecology approach is the idea that an ecosystem is a complex system exhibiting emergent properties. The development of children will also be affected in the macrosystem even though it is the largest layer of ecological systems theory (Brofenbrenner’s Ecological, n.d.). In this level, the child is influenced by the cultural values that give impact on the social development. Summary of Urie Brofenbrenner’s ecological systems theory.
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Environmental systems analysis (ESA) is a systematic and systems based approach for describing human actions impacting on the natural environment to support decisions and actions aimed at perceived current or future environmental problems.
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Given these major ecological changes, we cannot wait for a complete biota data set before assessing, planning, and acting to preserve the ecological balance of the earth. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the scientific and engineering basis of the systems ecology of the earth in 15 detailed, peer-reviewed entries written for a broad.
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The first part of the book gives a largely non-mathematical introduction to data exploration, univariate methods (including GAM and mixed modeling techniques), multivariate. This is because, historically, theorists have only used one of the two variables to understand different aspects of human life.
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