Synchronized Peak Rate Years of Global Resources Use Imply Critical Trade-Offs in Appropriation of Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services

  • Ralf SeppeltEmail author
  • Ameur M. Manceur
  • Jianguo Liu
  • Eli P. Fenichel
  • Stefan Klotz


Which ecosystem services are addressed? Most relevant renewable food resources, i.e., provisioning ecosystem services from agriculture (crops, meat, dairy products) and aqua culture


Peak rate year Limits to growth Synchrony 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralf Seppelt
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ameur M. Manceur
    • 1
  • Jianguo Liu
    • 3
  • Eli P. Fenichel
    • 4
  • Stefan Klotz
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Computational Landscape EcologyHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Geoscience and GeographyMartin Luther University Halle-WittenbergHalleGermany
  3. 3.Center for Systems Integration and SustainabilityMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA
  4. 4.Yale School of Forestry & Environmental StudiesNew HavenUSA
  5. 5.Department of Community EcologyHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZHalleGermany

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