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The Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Paperback – May 22, 2018
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"This is a welcome addition to the [Very Short Introductions] series and would be a cheap, useful addition as a reference work to anyone concerned as to how we are transforming our world." - Jonathan Cowie, Science Fact & Science Fiction Concatenation
About the Author
Erle C. Ellis is Professor of Geography and Environmental Systems at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). His research investigates the ecology of human landscapes at local to global scales towards informing sustainable stewardship of the biosphere in the Anthropocene. He teaches environmental science and landscape ecology at UMBC, and has taught ecology at Harvard's Graduate School of Design. Ellis is a member of the Anthropocene Working Group of the Subcommission of Quaternary Stratigraphy of the International Commission on Stratigraphy, the scientific steering committee of the Global Land Programme, formerly of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), now of its successor organization, Future Earth, and a senior fellow of the Breakthrough Institute.
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