Human Ecology and Climate Change: People and Resources in the Far North

Human Ecology and Climate Change: People and Resources in the Far North

by David L. Peterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 156032404X

ISBN-13: 9781560324041

Pub. Date: 08/01/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560324041
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
Contributors
List of Figures and Tables
Pt. IClimate and Human Populations - A Dynamic Balance1
1Human ecology and climate change at northern latitudes3
2Potential climate change in northern North America15
3Demography and socioeconomics of northern North America: Current status and impacts of climate change31
Pt. IIPredicting Environmental Change55
4Modeling potential impacts of climate change on northern landscapes57
5Climate and ecological relationships in northern latitude ecosystems75
6Responses of Arctic ungulates to climate change89
7Effects of climate change on marine mammals in the Far North105
8Response of anadromous fish to climate change in the North Pacific123
Pt. IIIHuman Populations and Natural Resources: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives137
9Increments, ranges, and thresholds: Human population responses to climate change in northern Alaska139
10Resource use in rural Alaskan communities155
11Warming the Arctic: Environmentalism and Canadian Inuit169
Pt. IVNatural Resources and Human Institutions in a Dynamic Environment185
12Global warming and conflict management: Resident native peoples and protected areas187
13Comanagement of natural resources: Some aspects of the Canadian experience197
14Common property resource management and northern protected areas207
15Inuit indigenous knowledge and science in the Arctic219
16Understanding northern environments and human populations through cooperative research: A case study in Beringia229
17Biology, politics, and culture in the management of subsistence hunting and fishing: An Alaskan case history245
18Biosphere reserves: A flexible framework for regional cooperation in an era of change261
Pt. VEssays: Conflict in Social Values279
19Global warming, protected areas, and the right to live off the land281
20Preserving environmental values in parks and protected areas289
Pt. VISearching for Solutions299
21An interdisciplinary assessment of climate change on northern ecosystems: The Mackenzie Basin Impact Study301
22An action plan for an uncertain future in the Far North317
Index323

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