24. Beyond Biology

  1. Richard M. Sibly1,
  2. James H. Brown2 and
  3. Astrid Kodric-Brown2
  1. Melanie E. Moses and
  2. Stephanie Forrest

Published Online: 27 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968535.ch24

Metabolic Ecology: A Scaling Approach

Metabolic Ecology: A Scaling Approach

How to Cite

Moses, M. E. and Forrest, S. (2012) Beyond Biology, in Metabolic Ecology: A Scaling Approach (eds R. M. Sibly, J. H. Brown and A. Kodric-Brown), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968535.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Reading, UK

  2. 2

    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA

Author Information

  1. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470671535

Online ISBN: 9781119968535

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Keywords:

  • beyond biology;
  • scaling behavior of human-constructed systems, challenging WBE;
  • road network scaling;
  • decentralized city;
  • scaling of human interactions in cities;
  • wire scaling on computer chips;
  • scaling in information networks;
  • study of decentralized networks, wire scaling, as an issue

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Cities

  • Computers

  • Back to Biology