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作者 Nishizawa, Toshie
書名 Fragile Tropics of Latin America : Sustainable Mangement of Changing Environment
出版項 Tokyo : United Nations University Press, 1995
©1995
國際標準書號 (electronic bk.)
9789280808773
說明 1 online resource (336 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements ix -- 1 Introduction 1 -- Toshie Nishizawa and Juha I. Uitto -- Part I: The ecological outlook -- 2 Ecological prospective for tropical Latin America 13 -- Gilberto C. Gallopín and Manuel Winograd -- 3 Rich and poor ecosystems of Amazonia: An approach to management 45 -- Emilio F. Moran -- 4 Archaeological perspectives on the potential of Amazonia for intensive exploitation 68 -- Betty J. Meggers -- 5 Distribution and interannual variability of rainfall in Brazil 94 -- Minoru Tanaka, Akio Tsuchiya, and Toshie Nishizawa -- Part II: The Brazilian Amazon -- 6 Waters and wetlands of Brazilian Amazonia: An uncertain future 113 -- Hilgard O'Reilly Sternberg -- 7 A fragile capitalism in a fragile environment: Entrepreneurs and state bureaucracies in the free zone of Manaus 180 -- Roberto Motta -- Part III: The Peruvian Amazon -- 8 Aquatic and land fauna management among the floodplain ribereños of the Peruvian Amazon 201 -- Mario Hiraoka -- 9 Subsistence- and market-oriented agroforestry in the Peruvian Amazon 226 -- Christine Padoch and Wil de Jong -- 10 Local management of forest resources in a rural community in north-east Peru 238 -- Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, Daniel Zarin, and Peter Jipp -- Part IV: The semi-arid North-East -- 11 White sand soils in North-East Brazil 253 -- Eiji Matsumoto -- 12 Changing aspects of drought-deciduous vegetation in the semi-arid region of North-East Brazil 268 -- Ichiroku Hayashi -- 13 Characteristics and utilization of tree species in the semi-arid woodland of North-East Brazil 280 -- Toshie Nishizawa, Akio Tsuchiya, and Maria Magdalena Vieira Pinto -- 14 Drought, irrigation, and changes in the sertão of North-East Brazil 301 -- Isao Saito and Noritaka Yagasaki -- Contributors 324
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鏈接 Print version: Nishizawa, Toshie Fragile Tropics of Latin America : Sustainable Mangement of Changing Environment Tokyo : United Nations University Press,c1995 9789280808773
主題 Ecology--Latin America
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Alt Author Uitto, Juha
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