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作者 Bowen, Robert E
書名 Oceans and Human Health : Implications for Society and Well-Being
出版項 New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2014
國際標準書號 9781118828441 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (320 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Foreword -- About the Companion Website -- Section One Coastal Seas, Human Health, and Well-Being: Setting the Stage -- Chapter 1 Influences of the Oceans on Human Health and Well-Being -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Interactions and routes of exposure -- 1.3 Risks -- 1.4 Benefits -- 1.5 Discussion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 2 Integrating Frameworks to Assess Human Health and Well-Being in Marine Environmental Systems -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Integration, complexity, and need for new frameworks -- 2.3 Background -- 2.4 Integrating frameworks for human health and well-being -- 2.5 Assessing the influences on environmental change -- 2.6 The Driver-Pressure-State-Impact-Response framework -- 2.7 The Driver-Pressure-State-Exposure-Effect-Action framework -- 2.8 The DPSIR in the case-study literature -- 2.9 The DPSEEA in the case-study literature -- 2.10 Flexibility in applying frameworks -- 2.11 Conclusion -- References -- Section Two Anthropogenic Drivers/Pressures and the State of Coastal Seas -- Chapter 3 Coastal Demography: Distribution, Composition, and Dynamics -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Background -- 3.3 Summary and conclusions: interdisciplinary applications in the decades ahead -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 4 The Seas, Ecosystem Services, and Human Well-Being -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Background: ecosystem services explained -- 4.3 Sources of change in marine ecosystem services -- 4.4 Managing marine ecosystems for human health and well-being -- 4.5 Summary and conclusions -- References -- Chapter 5 Measuring Social Value and Human Well-Being -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Background -- 5.3 Summary and conclusions -- References -- Section Three Impacts on Coastal Environments -- Chapter 6 The Impact of Climate Change on Coastal Ecosystems
6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Background -- 6.3 Summary and conclusions -- References -- Chapter 7 Coastal Systems and Access to Safe and Potable Water -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Background -- 7.3 Challenges to society for addressing these concerns and mitigating the consequences -- 7.4 Rethinking water governance -- 7.5 Decentralization and participatory decision making in water governance -- 7.6 Moving forward -- References -- Section Four Responses -- Chapter 8 Management-Driven Assessments of the Coastal Oceans -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Background -- 8.3 The global ocean observing system and integrated ecosystem assessments -- 8.4 Ocean observing for human health and well-being -- 8.5 Building an integrated system of systems -- 8.6 Summary and conclusions -- References -- Chapter 9 Globalization and Human Health: Regulatory Response and the Potential for Reform -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Background -- 9.3 Rethinking global governance -- 9.4 Future and conclusions -- References -- Section Five Common Conclusions and Horizon Scanning -- Chapter 10 Emerging Issues in Oceans and Human Health: Managing Uncertainty and New Knowledge -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Approaches to identifying and tracking emerging issues in oceans and health: horizon scanning -- 10.3 Some emerging issues in oceans and human health -- 10.4 Addressing future oceans and human health issues -- 10.5 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 11 Final Thoughts and Future Actions -- 11.1 Oceans and human health: an epic struggle -- 11.2 Oceans and human health: Reframing relationships -- 11.3 Oceans and human health: Lessons learned -- 11.4 Oceans and human health: Future directions -- 11.5 Conclusions -- Index
Human health and well-being are tied to the vitality of the global ocean and coastal systems on which so many live and rely.  We engage with these extraordinary environments to enhance both our health and our well-being.  But, we need to recognize that introducing contaminants and otherwise altering these ocean systems can harm human health and well-being in significant and substantial ways. These are complex, challenging, and critically important themes.  How the human relationship to the oceans evolves in coming decades may be one of the most important connections in understanding our personal and social well-being.  Yet, our understanding of this relationship is far too limited. This remarkable volume brings experts from diverse disciplines and builds a workable understanding  of  breadth and depth of the processes - both social and environmental - that will help us to limit future costs and enhance the benefits of sustainable marine systems.  In particular, the authors have developed a shared view that the global coastal environment is under threat through intensified natural resource utilization, as well as changes to global climate and other environmental systems.  All these changes contribute individually, but more importantly cumulatively, to higher risks for public health and to the global burden of disease. This pioneering book will be of value to advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in public health, environmental, economic, and policy fields. Additionally, the treatment of these complex systems is of essential value to the policy community responsible for these questions and to the broader audience for whom these issues are more directly connected to their own health and well-being. "The seas across this planet and their effects on human society and its destiny are a fascinating subject for analysis and
insights derived from intellectual inquiry. This diverse and complex subject necessarily requires a blending of knowledge from different disciplines, which the authors of this volume have achieved with remarkable success." "The following pages in this volume are written in a lucid and very readable style, and provide a wealth of knowledge and insightful analysis, which is a rare amalgam of multi-disciplinary perspectives and unique lines of intellectual inquiry. It is valuable to get a volume such as this, which appeals as much to a non-specialist reader as it does to those who are specialists in the diverse but interconnected subjects covered in this volume." (From the "Foreword" written by, R K Pachauri, Director General, TERI and Chairman, IPCC)
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Bowen, Robert E. Oceans and Human Health : Implications for Society and Well-Being New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2014 9781119941316
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