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Table of Contents

Foreword / Pedro Ruiz Torres
Reflections on Gaia / James Lovelock
Gaia by any other name / Lynn Margulis
Clarifying Gaia : regulation with or without natural selection / Timothy M. Lenton
Gaia is life in a wasteworld of byproducts / Tyler Volk
Models and geophysiological hypotheses / Arthur C. Petersen
Gaia : toward a thermodynamics of life / Eric D. Schneider
Gaia, extended organisms, and emergent homeostasis / J. Scott Turner
Homeostatic Gaia : an ecologist's perspective on the possibility of regulation / David Wilkinson
Phosphorus, a servant faithful to Gaia? Biosphere remediation rather than regulation / Karl B. Föllmi ... [et al.]
Self-regulation of ocean composition by the biosphere / Lee R. Kump
A new biogeochemical earth system model for the Phanerozoic Eon / Noam M. Bergman, Timothy M. Lenton and Andrew J. Watson
Gaia and glaciation : Lipalian (Vendian) environmental crisis / Mark A.S. McMenamin
Does life drive disequilibrium in the biosphere? / David Schwartzman and Tyler Volk
Biotic plunder : control of the environment by biological exhaustion of resources / Toby Tyrrell
Gaia : the living earth - 2,500 years of precedents in natural science and philosophy / Bruce Scofield
Concerned with trifles? A geophysiological reading of Charles Darwin's last book / Eileen Crist
Gradient reduction theory : thermodynamics and the purpose of life / Dorion Sagan and Jessica Hope Whiteside
Gaia and complexity / Lee F. Klinger
Gaia and observer self-selection / Andrew J. Watson
Taming Gaia : the history of the Dutch lowlands as an analogy to global change / Peter Westbroek
Gaia and the human species / Crispin Tickell
Daisyworld homeostasis and the earth system / S.L. Weber and J.M. Robinson
Salvaging the Daisyworld parable under the dynamic area fraction framework / K.M. Nordstrom, V.K. Gupta and T.N. Chase
Food web complexity enhances ecological and climatic stability in a Gaian ecosystem model / Stephan P. Harding
Gaia in the machine : the artificial life approach / Keith Downing
On causality and ice age deglaciations / Alexandre Casanovas and Vicent Gómez
Amazonian biogeography as a test for Gaia / Axel Kleidon
Modeling feedbacks between water and vegetation in the North African climate system / James R. Miller and Gary L. Russell
Extraterrestrial Gaias / S. Franck ... [et al.]
The Tinto River, an extreme Gaian environment / Felipe Gómez ... [et al.]
Climate and the Amazon - a Gaian system? / Peter Bunyard
On the co-evolution of life and its environment / S.A.L.M. Kooijman
Stability and instability in ecological systems : Gaia theory and evolutionary biology / Francesco Santini and Lodovico Galleni
Appendix. Studying Gaia : the NASA Planetary Biology Internship (PBI) program.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Library of Congress
QH331 .S324 2004

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Pagination
xvii, 377 p. :
Number of pages
377

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL15595427M
ISBN 10
0262194988
LCCN
2003061532
OCLC/WorldCat
53483471
Goodreads
274232

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