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Geographical Knowledges/Political Powers

David Harvey

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the role of geographical knowledges and political powers in the processes of social and ecological change. It explains the use of the plural knowledges ... More


Temporal Scaling I: Cycles and Changes

Ralph B. Taylor

in Community Criminology: Fundamentals of Spatial and Temporal Scaling, Ecological Indicators, and Selectivity Bias

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725498
eISBN:
9780814708033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725498.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses temporal scaling in community criminology. There are two broad issues: the time it takes for a theoretically described process to cycle, that is, for a cause to shape an ... More


Long-Term Research in the Luquillo Mountains: Synthesis and Foundations for the Future

Michael R. Willig, Christopher P. Bloch, Alan P. Covich, Charles A. S. Hall, D. Jean Lodge, Ariel E. Lugo, Whendee L. Silver, Robert B. Waide, Lawrence R. Walker, and Jess K. Zimmerman

in A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195334692
eISBN:
9780190267742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195334692.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the causal relationship between disturbance, succession, and ecological changes by considering the biotic feedback mechanisms. It also provides an outline of rippling effects of ... More


Seeking Adaptive Change in Wisconsin's Ecosystems

Stephen R. Carpenter

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0028
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The consequences of human-driven change in Wisconsin's ecosystems are highlighted throughout other chapters. What future can we expect for Wisconsin's ecosystems? To what extent can we direct ... More


Introduction

Hannah Holleman

in Dust Bowls of Empire: Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of "Green" Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300230208
eISBN:
9780300240887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230208.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides a background of the 1930s Dust Bowl on the U.S. southern plains, where the ancient grasslands that protected the soil from prairie winds and rains and nourished ... More


The Big Picture

Donald M. Waller

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0032
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book has focused on assessing and interpreting the past century and a half of ecological change in the specific context of one state—Wisconsin. This chapter first describes what makes Wisconsin ... More


The Invisible Grabbing Hand: Translocal Ecologies of Economic Development

Sabina Lawreniuk and Laurie Parsons

in Going Nowhere Fast: Mobile Inequality in the Age of Translocality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198859505
eISBN:
9780191891854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859505.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 5 explores the translocal nature of agriculture and land use. Introducing a translocal ecology lens, it examines the hitherto largely unexplored linkages between land grabs, natural resource ... More


Satellite Imagery and Community Perceptions of Climate Change Impacts and Landscape Change

Karina Yager

in Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

How does one “know” climate change is occurring? Scientists rely upon data collecting instruments, such as satellites, to monitor change in the environment at multiple scales. The Landsat satellite, ... More


Waves of Influence

Carol A. MacLennan

in Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter argues that Hawaiʻi's industrialized environment is the product of ecological changes that occurred before introduction of sugar production as well as after. According to recent ... More


Assembling the Puzzle

Donald M. Waller and Thomas P. Rooney

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Wisconsin is changing. The past is gone, except as captured in memories, records, and artifacts. The present is measurable, but rapidly fading into the past. To understand the present, in ecology as ... More


Introduction

Ulrike Kirchberger

in Environments of Empire: Networks and Agents of Ecological Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655932
eISBN:
9781469655956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655932.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The introduction outlines the concept of the volume. It briefly sketches the state of research, it defines the key issues and it outlines the structures, dimensions and outreaches of the networks ... More


Rapid morphological, behavioral, and ecological evolution in Drosophila: comparisons between the endemic Hawaiian Drosophila and the cactophilic repleta species group

Patrick M. O’Grady and Therese Ann Markow

in Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642274
eISBN:
9780191774751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642274.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Two of the largest and, arguably, most interesting groups of Drosophila are the Hawaiian Drosophila, a lineage of over 600 species that have diversified rapidly in the Hawaiian Islands; and the ... More


Documenting Ecological Change in Time and Space: The San Joaquin Valley of California

Patrick A. Kelly, Scott E. Phillips, and Daniel F. Williams

in Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter explores the roles of natural history collections in the preservation of vertebrate diversity using data on recent ecological changes in the San Joaquin Valley of California. It ... More


The Evolution of Collaboration in Ecology: Lessons from the U.S. Long-Term Ecological Research Program

William K. Michener and Robert B. Waide

in Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151207
eISBN:
9780262281041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter aims at examining the U.S. Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program. The LTER is a network of sites and scientists that have been engaged in conducting site-based scientific research ... More


The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Poul Holm, Tim D. Smith, and David J. Starkey (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The book combines the approaches of maritime history and ecological science to explore the evolution of life-forms and eco-systems in the ocean from a historical perspective, in order to establish ... More


Urbanization and Ecological Change in Milwaukee County

Lawrence A. Leitner, John H. Idzikowski, and Gary S. Casper

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter asks, how has Milwaukee County changed? This area is typical of metropolitan areas elsewhere, where centuries of dense human settlement have eroded natural habitats and the species they ... More


Forecasting Species Invasions in Wisconsin Lakes and Streams

M. Jake Vander Zanden and Jeff T. Maxted

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter highlights the ecological change caused by the invasion of Wisconsin's aquatic ecosystems by a series of “emerging” exotic species. It focuses on five species: rusty crayfish, zebra ... More


Mind the Gaps: Why Are Niche Construction Models So Rarely Used?

Ayelet Shavit and James Griesemer

in Transformations of Lamarckism: From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015141
eISBN:
9780262295642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015141.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Niche construction refers to a process by which organisms modify the abiotic and biotic features of their environments. This chapter discusses problems of accepting the phenomenon of niche ... More


The View from Man Mound

Curt Meine

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Man Mound Park protects something unique: a human-shaped effigy mound. At the time of Native/European contact in what is now Wisconsin, the landscape contained an estimated 15,000–20,000 Indian ... More


Sowing and Sewing Inequality in the Home: The Everyday Experience of Translocality

Sabina Lawreniuk and Laurie Parsons

in Going Nowhere Fast: Mobile Inequality in the Age of Translocality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198859505
eISBN:
9780191891854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859505.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 4 explores how gender and demographic roles within the translocal household shape and are shaped by the changing balance of agriculture and industry. By outlining changes in smallholder ... More


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