Design, Implementation and Operation of Human Ecosystem: Concepts and Methods

  • Gunther Geller
  • Detlef Glücklich
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Abstract

For designing, constructing and operating human ecosystems practical approaches and tools are required. The general requirement is that they must be based on a holistic ecosystem approach, which encompasses all the ecosystem elements: the place, the fluxes and the inhabitants. And because it is a human ecosystem, it must include the technical-cultural parts of the system in particular (Fig. 3.1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gunther Geller
    • 1
  • Detlef Glücklich
    • 2
  1. 1.Ingenieurökologische Vereinigung IÖVAugsburgGermany
  2. 2.Bureau for Sustainable DesignBuchholz Holm-SeppensenGermany

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