1. Urban Ecology–Brief History and Present Challenges

  1. Matthias Richter1 and
  2. Ulrike Weiland2
  1. Ulrike Weiland2 and
  2. Matthias Richter1

Published Online: 13 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345025.ch1

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework

How to Cite

Weiland, U. and Richter, M. (2011) Urban Ecology–Brief History and Present Challenges, in Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework (eds M. Richter and U. Weiland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345025.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Germany

  2. 2

    Institute for Geography, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Germany

  2. 2

    Institute for Geography, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333398

Online ISBN: 9781444345025

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Keywords:

  • urban ecology and challenges;
  • urban systems;
  • humans and disturbance;
  • Berlin School of Urban Ecology;
  • UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program (MAB);
  • urban landscapes;
  • Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites;
  • complex systems approach for cities;
  • applied urban ecology framework;
  • environmental urban design

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Brief history

  • Recent and present challenges

  • Purpose and structure of the book

  • References