Typological Responses of Ecosystems to Land Use Change

  1. Ruth S. Defries,
  2. Gregory P. Asner and
  3. Richard A. Houghton
  1. Gregory P. Asner1,
  2. Ruth S. Defries2 and
  3. Richard Houghton3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/153GM25

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

How to Cite

Asner, G. P., Defries, R. S. and Houghton, R. (2004) Typological Responses of Ecosystems to Land Use Change, in Ecosystems and Land Use Change (eds R. S. Defries, G. P. Asner and R. A. Houghton), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/153GM25

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution, Stanford, California

  2. 2

    Department of Geography and Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

  3. 3

    Woods Hole Research Center, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904184

Online ISBN: 9781118665985

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Keywords:

  • Land use—Decision making—Case studies;
  • Environmental degradation—Case studies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Altering Fluxes of Materials and Energy

  • Biophysical Controls Over Ecosystem Responses to Land Use

  • Changing Ecosystem Capacity to Provide Goods and Services

  • Final Comments