Ecosystems are comprised of organisms living as a community within their abiotic environment and interacting as a system. No ecosystem on Earth is unaffected by people.
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Rapid global urbanisation has highlighted the importance of understanding changing interactions between humans and the environment.
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The chemistry of the gases and particles in the air around is hugely important. Understanding of atmospheric chemistry enables new pathways to reduce air pollution and climate change.
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The cryosphere, which encompasses all portions of the Earth’s surface where water is found in solid form, is one of the most dynamic components of the Earth’s climate system.
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Coastal ecosystems play important roles in hazard regulation (through wave energy dissipation); climate regulation (through carbon sequestration); and disaster risk reduction.
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The solid Earth provides a record of the Earth’s geological past, and also controls the characteristics and behaviour of processes active at the present day.
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