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Vitousek, Peter M.

Net Primary Production: Original Calculations

Publication Date:

February 13, 1987

Abstract:

Describes the calculations that underlie calculations of the amount of terrestrial and global net primary productivity appropriated by humans; see document #376 and #559 in the rachel Library....

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Human Appropriation of the Products of Photosynthesis

Publication Date:

June 1, 1986

Abstract:

Peter M. Vitousek and others, "Human Appropriation of the Products of Photosynthesis," BioScience Vol. 36, No. 6 (June, 1986), pgs. 368-373....

Human Domination of Earth's Ecosystems

Publication Date:

July 25, 1997

Abstract:

Peter M. Vitousek, Harold A. Mooney, Jane Lubchenco, and Jerry M. Melillo, "Human Domination of Earth's Ecosystems," Science Vol. 277 (July 25, 1997), pgs. 494-499, describes the growing impact of humans on planet earth....

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