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Title Adelaide : nature of a city : the ecology of a dynamic city from 1836 to 2036 / edited by Christopher B. Daniels and Catherine J. Tait
Published Adelaide : University of Adelaide, Biocity : Centre for Urban Habitats, [2005]

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Description 609 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
regular print
Contents This book is a compilation of 23 chapters dealing with 5 subjects: the pre-European environment; the changes to the plant, vertebrate and invertebrate assemblages from settlement until now; the structure of the local land, water and marine environments; how urban land is used; and, the future of urban biodiversity
Summary An analysis of the biological life that forms the basis of the city of Adelaide. With contributions by 75 South Australian scientists, architects, engineers, town planners, agriculturalists, social scientists, geographers, historians and experts from other disciplines, this book describes and analyses the local environment and predicts the future in terms of species loss and gain, biodiversity change and community structure. The book also contains over 130 boxes, that are vignettes on interesting topics relating to the chapters
Notes "Foreword by Tim Flannery, photographs by David Hollingworth, Nathan Gray, Karen Young, graphic design by David Radzikiewicz/A7 designs.com.au "
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Aimed at readers over 15 years old, with an interest in the ecology of cities, and/or the biology of plants and animals, the form and function of the green components of the built environment, and the history of the development of a most remarkable city
Systems requirements for accompanying disc: Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or above
Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects -- Australia -- Adelaide (S.A.)
City planning -- Environmental aspects -- Australia -- South Australia -- Adelaide (S.A.)
Environmental policy -- Australia -- South Australia -- Adelaide
Environmental protection -- Australia -- South Australia -- Adelaide
Land use -- Australia -- South Australia -- Adelaide -- Planning
Sustainable development -- Australia -- South Australia -- Adelaide
Urban ecology (Biology) -- Australia -- Adelaide (S.A.)
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Australia -- Adelaide (S.A.)
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Australia -- South Australia -- Adelaide (S.A.)
Urban policy -- Australia -- South Australia -- Adelaide
Adelaide (S.A.) -- Description and travel.
Adelaide (S.A.) -- Planning.
Author Daniels, Christopher B
Tait, Catherine J
University of Adelaide. Biocity Centre for Urban Habitats
LC no. 2007367897
ISBN 0975811509 (paperback)
0975811517 (hbk)
0975811525 (leatherbound)