System Zoo


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Mathematical modeling and computer simulation make it possible to understand and control the dynamic processes taking place in complex systems. Simulation provides insights into the often surprising diversity of possible behaviors, and allows identifying possibilities for intervention and options for alternative development. About one hundred simulation models from all areas of life are fully documented in the three volumes of the 'System Zoo'. They can be quickly implemented and easily operated using freely available system dynamics software. Volume 2 of the System Zoo contains simulation models of the regional water cycle and global carbon cycle, the photosynthesis of vegetation, forest growth, the water, nutrient, and energy dynamics of agriculture, the interaction of plants, animals, and humans with other organisms and resources by predation, harvesting, and competition for nutrients, and through utilization of renewable and exploitation of nonrenewable resources. The System Zoo collection of simulation models is particularly well-suited for teaching, training, and research projects at all levels from high school to university, and for individual study. Volume 1 of the System Zoo contains simulation models of elementary systems, and of systems from the fields of physics and engineering. Volume 3 deals with systems and processes found in economy and society, and with long-term global development. Hartmut Bossel is Professor Emeritus of environmental systems analysis. He taught for many years at the University of California in Santa Barbara and the University of Kassel, Germany, where he was director of the Center for Environmental Systems Research until his retirement. He holds an engineering degree from the Technical University of Darmstadt, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. With a background in engineering, systems science, and mathematical modeling, he has led many research projects and future studies in different countries, developing computer simulation models and decision support systems in the areas of energy supply policy, global dynamics, orientation of behavior, agricultural policy, and forest dynamics and management. He has written numerous books on modeling and simulation of dynamic systems, social change and future paths, and has published widely in the scientific literature in several fields.

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Author by Hartmut Bossel
Genre eBook Biotic communities
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ISBN Number 9783833484230

Zoo 2 The Return


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A series of disappearances baffle the police. Detective Sergeant Mellissa Carlisle and her partner D.C. James Tyler are assigned to the case. They tirelessly search for clues but every lead seems to provide no answers. Finally, she confides in a close friend, Bob Davidson. He has a sixth sense which brings back terrible memories of that day in Twyford zoo. A series of strange deaths attributed to animals confirm his worst fears, and soon he is involved in the hunt for the Bengal Tiger. The situation is discussed at the very top level. The Home Secretary together with MI5, grant Bob a free rein in putting together a force of Police, Special forces and eventually US Marines. Together they follow the trail of death and destruction to a secret government installation. Held within that complex could be the means with which to extinguish human life.

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Author by Stuart Haywood
Genre eBook Fiction
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ISBN Number 9781291996692

Zoo 2


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Will the last humans on Earth please turn out the lights? James Patterson's ZOO was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilization--or end it. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson

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Author by James Patterson
Genre eBook Fiction
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ISBN Number 9780316360579

The Puzzled Penguin Zoe S Rescue Zoo 2


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Newest zoo resident Pip is the cutest penguin chick Zoe has ever seen. But there's something strange about Pip . . . he doesn't seem to know he's a penguin!

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Author by Amelia Cobb
Genre eBook Juvenile Fiction
Read Book 128
ISBN Number 9780545842235

Zoo


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In James Patterson's pulse-racing New York Times bestseller, violent animal attacks are destroying entire cities-and two unlikely heroes must save the world before it's too late. All over the world, brutal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the violence to come becomes terrifyingly clear. With the help of ecologist Chloe Tousignant, Oz races to warn world leaders before it's too late. The attacks are growing in ferocity, cunning, and planning, and soon there will be no place left for humans to hide. For 36 years, James Patterson has written unputdownable, pulse-racing novels-and Zoo is the thriller he was born to write. With wildly inventive imagination and white-knuckle suspense that rivals Stephen King at his very best, Zoo is an epic, non-stop thrill-ride from "one of the best of the best" (Time).

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Author by James Patterson
Genre eBook Fiction
Read Book 416
ISBN Number 9780316097437

Summary Of The Course Of Permanent Fortification And Of The Attack And Defence Of Permanent Works


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Author by Dennis Hart Mahan
Genre eBook Defensive (Military science)
Read Book 372
ISBN Number HARVARD:32044050501626

Wiltshire Pipe Rolls Temp Henrici 2


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Author by Sir Thomas Phillipps
Genre eBook
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ISBN Number BSB:BSB11191266

Geological Survey Water Supply Paper


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Genre eBook Irrigation
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ISBN Number UCAL:B3430029

Annual Report Of The Bureau Of Ethnology To The Secretary Of The Smithsonian Institution


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Author by Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology
Genre eBook America
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ISBN Number UVA:X004383486

Current Housing Reports


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Genre eBook Housing
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ISBN Number PSU:000026327143