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Odum, Howard T. (Howard Thomas) 1924-2002

Works: 167 works in 465 publications in 5 languages and 12,375 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: QH541, 577
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Howard T Odum
Environment, power, and society by Howard T Odum( Book )

24 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This world system; What power is; Power in ecological systems; Power basis for man; Power for order and evolution; Power and economics; Power and politics; Energetic basis for religion; Electrical simulation of energy networks; Partnership with nature; What systems are next?
Energy basis for man and nature by Howard T Odum( Book )

25 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Systems ecology : an introduction by Howard T Odum( Book )

11 editions published in 1983 in 3 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environment, power, and society for the twenty-first century : the hierarchy of energy by Howard T Odum( Book )

19 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through this method Odum reveals the similarities between human economic and social systems and the ecosystems of the natural world. In the process, we discover that our survival and prosperity are regulated as much by the laws of energetics as are systems of the physical and chemical world. Also includes information on agriculture, animals, available energy, biomass, capitalism, civilization, consumption, cycles, diversity, earth, economy, ecosystems, empower, alternative energy, environment, evolution, fossil fuels, fuels, growth, information, kinetic energy, energy laws, matter, metabolism, microcosm, models of energy systems, nations, nature, organic matter, organization, overgrowth, oxygen, photosynthesis, power, production, pulses, ratios, respiration, self organization, society, solar energy, storage, structure, sustainability, systems networks, transpiration, waste, work, yields, etc
A tropical rain forest : a study of irradiation and ecology at El Verde, Puerto Rico by Howard T Odum( Book )

32 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10,000-curie ¹³⁷Cs gamma source was placed by helicopter at the center of a selected site in the Luquillo Experimental Forest in Puerto Rico. The source was operated for three months after which it was retracted into its shield and eventually removed. Immediately upon termination of the irradiation, detailed effects studies began with quantitative comparisons of the status of the main site before irradiation with that developing subsequently. The studies described in this volume deal with the impact of gamma radiation on species and also with the more abstract phenomenology associated with the modification of ecological systems
Cypress swamps by Katherine Carter Ewel( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental accounting : EMERGY and environmental decision making by Howard T Odum( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this important new work, Howard T. Odum, widely acknowledged as the father of systems ecology, lucidly explains his concept of emergy, a measure of real wealth that provides a rational, science-based method of evaluating commodities, services, and environmental goods. Using specific real-world examples, Dr. Odum clearly demonstrates the revolutionary role of emergy in environmental management and policy making. Environmental Accounting: Emergy and Environmental Decision Making offers environmental professionals - policymakers, managers, ecologists, planners, developers, and activists - a systematic approach to environmental and economic valuation that will eliminate much of the rancor and adversarial decision making that often plagues environmental issues
Coastal ecological systems of the United States by Howard T Odum( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prosperous way down : principles and policies by Howard T Odum( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Prosperous Way Down, the last book by Howard T. and Elisabeth C. Odum, has shaped politics and planning as nations, states, and localities begin the search for ways to adapt to a future with vastly increased competition for energy. It considers ways in which a future with less fossil fuel could be peaceful and prosperous. Although history records the collapse of countless civilizations, some societies and ecosystems have managed to descend in orderly stages, reducing demands and selecting and saving what is most important. The authors make recommendations for a more equitable and cooperati
Heavy metals in the environment : using wetlands for their removal by Howard T Odum( Book )

17 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much of the convenience of modern life resides in sheet metal, the cowling shield of most machines and appliances. However, the load that this takes off human shoulders has to be carried elsewhere, and the Earth has borne the burden. Many of us woke up to the environmental cost when over a century of industrialization finally surpassed the capacity of nature to assimilate it. International in scope, Heavy Metals in the Environment: Using Wetlands for Their Removal discusses wetland functions and heavy metal contamination. It addresses such questions as: Can systems powered by sunlight handle toxins more effectively than systems running on fossil fuel? At what scale and by what means do we define efficiency? These questions resonate increasingly with a number of global challenges. As inescapable as climate change, you can no longer avoid airborne toxins, acid rain, and polluted water by moving away from them. When the time comes to rely less on fossil fuel-based technology, how will we clean up the aftermath of toxic misadventures?Written by a leader in the growing field of ecological engineering, Heavy Metals in the Environment: Using Wetlands for Their Removal presents scientific st; It focuses primarily on lead, one of the first materials used by developing civilizations and a metal used heavily in the industrial era. The goal: to achieve a better understanding of how natural systems use wetlands to adapt to wastes
Ecological microcosms by Robert J Beyers( Book )

12 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecological Microcosms is a seminal work which reviews the expanding field of enclosed ecosystem research, and relates the results and models of microcosm studies to general concepts in ecology. Microcosms are miniaturized pieces of our biosphere, ranging from streams and lakes to terraria, agroecosystems, and waste systems. The study of these simplified ecosystems is providing provocative insights into ecological principles as well as issues of environmental management and global stability. The authors have used the well-known thermodynamic approach of H.T. Odum and numerous computer simulations. The book also includes an evaluation of alternative mesocosm approaches for the support of humans in space, as well as appendices to aid in the teaching of environmental concepts using student-created microcosms. Ecological Microcosms will be of interest to ecologists, environmental engineers, policy makers and environmental managers, space scientists, and educators. Robert J. Beyers is a Professor of Biology at the University of South Alabama. Howard T. Odum is Graduate Research Professor of Environmental Engineering Sciences at the University of Florida, and was awarded, with Eugene Odum, the 1987 Crafoord Prize in the Biosciences
Modeling for all scales : an introduction to system simulation by Howard T Odum( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modeling for All Scales uses object-oriented programming to erect and evaluate the efficacy of models of small, intermediate and large scale systems. Such models allow users to employ intuitively based symbols and a systems ecology approach. The authors have been leaders in the systems ecology community and have originated much of the scientific vocabulary of the field. After introducing modeling and its benefits, there is a series of chapters detailing the more particular elements of successful simulation. There follows another series of chapters, each devoted to models of different sorts of systems. Small scale models of growth, competition, and evolution give way, successively, to larger and larger scale models such as international trade and the global geobiosphere. Anyone interested in an easy to use approach to modeling complex systems authored by perhaps the most original systems ecologists of the century will want this book. To further enhance the users ability to apply the lessons of this book, there is included a CD-ROM disc which provides the fundamental tools for modeling at all scales
Ecological and general systems : an introduction to systems ecology by Howard T Odum( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environment and society in Florida by Howard T Odum( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its lush wetlands, miles of beaches, and wide array of colorful wildlife, Florida is a fascinating and important ecosystem to study. Using this state as a model, Environment and Society in Florida offers a whole systems approach to understanding the environment and discusses the interactions between human systems and natural systems. It addresses the complicated issues stemming from these interactions among population, resources, economics, and environment, and discusses how we may better manage these challenges in the future
Maximum power : the ideas and applications of H.T. Odum by Howard T Odum( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biosphere 2 : research past and present( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamentals of ecology by Eugene P Odum( Book )

20 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scope of ecology. Principles and concepts pertaining to the ecosystem. Principles and conceptes pertaining to energy in ecological systems. Principles and concepts pertaining to biogeochemical cycles. Principles pertaining to limiting factors. Principles and concepts pertaining to organization at the community level. Principles and concepts pertaining to organization at the population level. The species and the individual in the ecosystem. Development and evolution of the ecosystem. Systems ecology: the systems approach and mathematical models in ecology. Freshwater ecology. Marine ecology. Estuarine ecology. Terrestrial ecology. Resources. Pollution and environmental health. Radiation ecology. Remote sensing as tool for study and management of ecosystems.Perspectives in microbial ecology. Ecology of space travel. Toward and applied human ecology
Ecosystem approach to the Baltic problem. --Odum, Howard T., The energy circuit language. Equations. (Appendix B.) by Bengt-Owe Jansson( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning to live in a world of scarcity : an interview with ecologist Howard Odum( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecologist Howard Odum discusses his theory of a sustainable low energy society and how it can be achieved
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Environment, power, and society for the twenty-first century : the hierarchy of energy
Alternative Names
Howard Odum

Howard T. Odum Amerikaans ecoloog (1924-2002)

Howard T. Odum ecologo statunitense

Howard T. Odum US-amerikanischer Ökologe

Howard Thomas Odum

Odum, G. 1924-2002

Odum, Govard T. 1924-2002

Odum, H. T.

Odum, H.T. 1924-2002

Odum, H.T. (Howard Thomas), 1924-2002

ODUM, Howard

Odum, Howard T.

Odum, Howard Thomas

Odum, Howard Thomas 1924-2002

هوارد تی. اودم

オダム, H


Cypress swampsEnvironmental accounting : EMERGY and environmental decision makingA prosperous way down : principles and policiesHeavy metals in the environment : using wetlands for their removalEcological microcosmsModeling for all scales : an introduction to system simulationEcological and general systems : an introduction to systems ecologyEnvironment and society in Florida