Incorporating temporality and biophysical vulnerability to quantify the human spatial footprint on ecosystems

Andrés Etter, Clive McAlpine, Leonie Seabrook and Kerrie Wilson Incorporating temporality and biophysical vulnerability to quantify the human spatial footprint on ecosystems. Biological Conservation. 144:1585-1594.doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.02.004 Abstract Land use is a pervasive influence on most terrestrial ecosystems. Humans are converting natural ecosystems and appropriating an increasingly large portion of the net primary productivity of the Earth’s ecosystems, leaving…