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The Ecology of Transportation: Managing Mobility for the Environment

Series: Environmental Pollution Volume: 10
Edited By: John Davenport and Julia L Davenport
392 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer Nature
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  • The Ecology of Transportation: Managing Mobility for the Environment ISBN: 9781402045035 Hardback Apr 2006 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Human transport by land, sea and air has increased exponentially through time in intensity, paralleling rises in population, prosperity and rates of technological change. Transport has considerable ecological effects, many of them detrimental to environmental sustainability. This volume brings together international experts from a variety of disciplines to review the ecological effects and their causes in terms of road, rail, ship and aircraft transport. The contributors have different attitudes and agendas. Some are ecologists, some planners, others social scientists. Focus ranges from identification of threats and amelioration of damaging effects through to future design of transport systems to minimize environmental degradation. Some chapters consider restricted areas of the globe; others the globe itself. Views encompass deep pessimism and cautious optimism.

Uniquely, the volume considers transport effects in all environments. This is the first book that attempts to discuss the relationship between human transport and all ecosystems. It appeals not only to the specialist environmentalist by picking out novel topics, but also to anyone involved in transport issues as it tackles the issues from an historical perspective, encompassing the past, present and future of the effects of human transport.


Preface, Acknowledgements, Contributors,Introduction1: Ecological effects of aviation, T. Kelly and J. Allan;2: The local costs to ecological services associated with high seas global transport, R. Mann;3: Shipwrecked ? Shipping impacts on the biota of the Mediterranean Sea, B.S. Galil;4: Snakes and ladders: Navigable waterways as invasive corridors, B.S. Galil and D. Minchin;5: The transport and the spread of living aquatic species, D. Minchin;6: Small craft and the spread of exotic species, D. Minchin et al;7: The environmental impacts of private car transport on the sustainability of Irish settlements, R. Moles et al;8: Mortality in wildlife due to transportation, A. Seiler and J-O. Helldin;9: Habitat fragmentation due to transport infrastructure : Practical considerations, E. O'Brien;10: Restoring habitat connectivity across transport corridors: identifying high-priority locations for de-fragmentation with the use of an expert-based model, E. van der Grift and R. Pouwels;11: Habitat and corridor function of rights-of-way, M.P. Huijser and A.P. Clevenger12: Impact of road traffic on breeding bird populations, R. Reijen and R. Foppen;13: Towards the sustainable development of modern road ecosystems, L.M.J. Dolan et al.;14: Environmental impacts of transport related to tourism and leisure activities, J. Davenport and T.A. Switalski;15: Contaminants and pollutants, D. Stengel, S. O'Reilly and J.O. O'HalloranIndex

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Series: Environmental Pollution Volume: 10
Edited By: John Davenport and Julia L Davenport
392 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer Nature
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