Region as a socio-environmental system an introduction to a systemic regional geography by Dov Nir

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-176).

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Statementby Dov Nir.
SeriesThe GeoJournal library ;, v. 16
LC ClassificationsG116 .N57 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. :
Number of Pages182
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Open LibraryOL2199299M
ISBN 100792305167
LC Control Number89020099

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General System Theory was first proposed as an abstract reunifying field of study in the life sciences [Von Bertalanffy,].Since then, the systems approach has become widely used as well for nonscientific purposes, as in technology, industry.

Social-ecological systems —sometimes also called “socio-environmental systems” or “ coupled human-natural systems ”—are systems of both human and natural subsystems, where the inter-workings of each subsystem are inseparable from one another and the entire system cannot be fully understood without looking at the system as a whole (c.

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Future changes in the climate, coupled with ongoing development activities in the Himalayas, are likely to have a negative effect on socio-ecological systems and increase the vulnerability of the region.

This study explored the socio-environmental vulnerability of socio-ecological systems at different altitudes in the Indian Himalayas. Of farms and forests: farm-level land-use decisions, socio-environmental systems, and regional development in Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest.

Environmental Sociology: Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. One of the major problems in socio-environmental systems is the growing depletion of non-renewable resources and environmental degradation, resulting from.

(Table 1). This region supports a wide variety of forests and woodlands that range from dense tropical forests in the humid mountain regions of Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda to the dry savannahs of Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Djibouti.

Eucalyptus is one of the most important planted tree species in this region with per capita area of about 34 m2. Concepts of region.- Defmitions and types of regions and zones.- Homogeneous and nodal regions.- Definitions of boundaries and limits.- Region and literature.- four: Region as a System.- Basical remarks on the systems approach.- Systems approach in geography.- Systems approach in regional geography.- five: Towards a Model of The Region as an.

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