The ‘Anthropocene’ (2000)

  title={The ‘Anthropocene’ (2000)},
  author={Paul J. Crutzen and Eugene F. Stoermer},
  journal={Paul J. Crutzen and the Anthropocene: A New Epoch in Earth’s History},
  • P. Crutzen, E. Stoermer
  • Published 2021
  • Paul J. Crutzen and the Anthropocene: A New Epoch in Earth’s History


Marked Post-18th Century Environmental Change in High-Arctic Ecosystems
Paleolimnological data from three high-arctic ponds on Cape Herschel, Ellesmere Island, Canada, show that diatom assemblages were relatively stable over the last few millennia but then experienced
Eutrophication, Silica Depletion, and Predicted Changes in Algal Quality in Lake Michigan
Limitation of the reproduction of the presently dominant phytoplankton organisms, which require silica, may lead to drastic and, on the whole, undesirable changes in the ecosystem.
‘Earth system’ analysis and the second Copernican revolution
Optical magnification instruments once brought about the Copernican revolution that put the Earth in its correct astrophysical context. Sophisticated information-compression techniques including
Primary production required to sustain global fisheries
THE mean of reported annual world fisheries catches for 1988-1991 (94.3 million t) was split into 39 species groups, to which fractional trophic levels, ranging from 1.0 (edible algae) to 4.2
Human Domination of Earth's Ecosystems
Human alteration of Earth is substantial and growing. Between one-third and one-half of the land surface has been transformed by human action; the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere has