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Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 A Global Outlook on Urbanization
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    Chapter 2 History of Urbanization and the Missing Ecology
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    Chapter 3 Urbanization and Global Trends in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
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    Chapter 4 Regional Assessment of Asia
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    Chapter 5 Sub-regional Assessment of China: Urbanization in Biodiversity Hotspots
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    Chapter 6 Sub-regional Assessment of India: Effects of Urbanization on Land Use, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
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    Chapter 7 Local Assessment of Bangalore: Graying and Greening in Bangalore – Impacts of Urbanization on Ecosystems, Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity
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    Chapter 8 Local Assessment of Tokyo: Satoyama and Satoumi – Traditional Landscapes and Management Practices in a Contemporary Urban Environment
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    Chapter 9 Local Assessment of Shanghai: Effects of Urbanization on the Diversity of Macrobenthic Invertebrates
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    Chapter 10 Patterns and Trends in Urban Biodiversity and Landscape Design
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    Chapter 11 Urban Ecosystem Services
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    Chapter 12 Shrinking Cities, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
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    Chapter 13 Regional Assessment of Europe
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    Chapter 14 Regional Assessment of North America: Urbanization Trends, Biodiversity Patterns, and Ecosystem Services
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    Chapter 15 Regional Assessment of Oceania
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    Chapter 16 Local Assessment of İstanbul: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
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    Chapter 17 Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities
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    Chapter 18 Local Assessment of Chicago: From Wild Chicago to Chicago Wilderness – Chicago’s Ecological Setting and Recent Efforts to Protect and Restore Nature in the Region
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    Chapter 19 Local Assessment of New York City: Biodiversity, Green Space, and Ecosystem Services
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    Chapter 20 Local Assessment of Melbourne: The Biodiversity and Social-Ecological Dynamics of Melbourne, Australia
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    Chapter 21 A Synthesis of Global Urbanization Projections
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    Chapter 22 Urbanization Forecasts, Effects on Land Use, Biodiversity, and Ecosystem Services
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    Chapter 23 Regional Assessment of Africa
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    Chapter 24 Local Assessment of Cape Town: Navigating the Management Complexities of Urbanization, Biodiversity, and Ecosystem Services in the Cape Floristic Region
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    Chapter 25 Climate Change and Urban Biodiversity Vulnerability
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    Chapter 26 Feeding Cities: Food Security and Ecosystem Support in an Urbanizing World
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    Chapter 27 Urban Governance of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
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    Chapter 28 Regional Assessment of Latin America: Rapid Urban Development and Social Economic Inequity Threaten Biodiversity Hotspots
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    Chapter 29 Local Assessment of Rio de Janeiro City: Two Case Studies of Urbanization Trends and Ecological Impacts
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    Chapter 30 Urban Landscapes as Learning Arenas for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Management
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    Chapter 31 Restoration Ecology in an Urbanizing World
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    Chapter 32 Indicators for Management of Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: City Biodiversity Index
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    Chapter 33 Stewardship of the Biosphere in the Urban Era
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Chapter title
Urban Ecosystem Services
Chapter number 11
Book title
Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities
Published in
Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities SE - 11, January 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-7088-1_11
Book ISBNs
978-9-40-077087-4, 978-9-40-077088-1

Erik Gómez-Baggethun, Åsa Gren, David N. Barton, Johannes Langemeyer, Timon McPhearson, Patrick O’Farrell, Erik Andersson, Zoé Hamstead, Peleg Kremer, Erik Gómez-Baggethun, Åsa Gren, Patrick O’Farrell, Zoé Hamstead, Gómez-Baggethun, Erik, Gren, Åsa, Barton, David N., Langemeyer, Johannes, McPhearson, Timon, O’Farrell, Patrick, Andersson, Erik, Hamstead, Zoé, Kremer, Peleg

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Sweden 5 <1%
United States 4 <1%
Mexico 3 <1%
United Kingdom 3 <1%
Brazil 3 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
Argentina 2 <1%
Colombia 2 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Other 10 1%
Unknown 774 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 158 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 131 16%
Researcher 99 12%
Student > Bachelor 86 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 40 5%
Other 110 14%
Unknown 185 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 275 34%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 98 12%
Social Sciences 51 6%
Engineering 41 5%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 28 3%
Other 96 12%
Unknown 220 27%