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Science with a Human Face

In Honor of Roger Randall Revelle

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$15.95 • £12.95 • €14.50

ISBN 9780674794832

Publication Date: 08/01/1997


282 pages

6 x 9 inches

1 halftone, 24 line drawings, 19 tables


  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Memoir: How Roger Revelle Became Interested in Population and Development Problems [Jerome B. Wiesner, President Emeritus, MIT]
  • Introduction
  • Part One: Earth Sciences
    • Slow Reactions and Old Seawater [Edward D. Goldberg]
    • Global Ocean Warming [Walter Munk]
  • Part Two: Environment and Development
    • On Sustainability [Robert Dorfman]
    • America’s Changing Environment Revisited [Hans H. Landsberg]
    • Population and Environmental Deterioration: A Comparison of Conventional Models and a New Paradigm [Peter P. Rogers]
  • Part Three: Population Sciences
    • The “Revelle Report” on Rapid Population Growth: A 1971 Diagnosis and Prescription Revisited [Paul Demeny]
    • Mortality and the Fate of Communist States [Nicholas Eberstadt]
    • Body Weight, Body Fat and Ovulation: Relation to the Natural Fertility of Populations [Rose R. Frisch]
    • A Renewable Resource Considered as Capital [Nathan Keyfitz]
    • Malthusian Scenarios and Demographic Catastrophism [Geoffrey McNicoll]
    • Population, Constraint and Adaptation: A Historical Outlook [Massimo Livi-Bacci]
  • Appendices
  • Revelle Biographical Sketch
  • Addendum: Revelle at Harvard and Later
  • Principal Publications of Roger Revelle
  • Roger Revelle Memorial Symposium Participant List
  • Authors’ Biographies

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