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The Dynamics of Growth in a Finite World. Erich Cambridge, MA: Wright-Allen Press, 1975. Meadows, Dennis L . , e d s . Toward Global Equilibrium. Cambridge, MA: Wright-Allen Press, 1976. ; Meadows, Dennis L . , III. The Limits to Growth. New York: Universe Books, 1972. Mesarovic, Mihajlo D. " Xerox. Cleveland, OH: Case Western Reserve University, March 1978. Mesarovic, Mihajlo D . ; Macko, D . ; and Takahara, Y. Theory of Hierarchical, Multi-level Systems. New York: Academic Press, 1970. Mesarovic, Mihajlo, and Pestel, Eduard.

S . land use patterns and their impacts on U . S . balance of trade and on the world oil and grain markets. 471 acres) (Smith 1963). Of this, 46 percent is range and noncommercial forest, 24 percent is commercial forest, 20 percent is cropland, and 10 percent is urbanized (McClellan 1971). Using information from the Department of Agriculture (Fox USD A) , five land usage categories were established for the AGWIM model. The first of these categories is 122 million hectares of miscellaneous land - that i s , land that cannot be usefully developed, such as swamps, mountains, and deserts.

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