Reviewed Publications

 

Abel, Thomas

2015 “Cultural Transmission in Cycles: The Production and Maintenance of Cumulative Culture.” Journal of Cognition and Culture, 15:443–492

 

Abel, Thomas

2015 “Convergence and Divergence in the Production of Energy Transformation Hierarchies,” Ecological Modelling 315:4–11

 

Abel, Thomas

2014 “Evaluating Local Human-Ecological Impacts of Whale Watching Ecotourism in Taiwan.” Taiwan Journal of Indigenous Studies, 7(4):63-88.

 

Abel, Thomas

2014  Culture in Cycles: Considering H.T. Odum's 'Information Cycle'.” International Journal of General Systems. 43(1):44-74.

 

Abel, Thomas

2013 “Energy and the social hierarchy of households (and buildings)” In Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style. William W. Braham & Dan Willis, eds. Pp. 49-63. Routledge.

 

Abel, Thomas

2013 “Emergy evaluation of DNA and culture in ‘information cycles’

.” Ecological Modelling 251 (2013) 85– 98.

Abel, Thomas
2011 “The ‘Locations’ of Households within the Culture-Nature Hierarchy of Hualien County, Taiwan.” Proceedings from the 6th Biennial Emergy Research Conference, Pp. 461-482. January 14-16, 2010, Center for Environmental Policy, Gainesville, FL

 

Abel, Thomas
2011 “Culture in Information Cycles: An Emergy Evaluation of Conversation.” Proceedings from the 6th Biennial Emergy Research Conference, Pp. 9-26. January 14-16, 2010, Center for Environmental Policy, Gainesville, FL

 

Abel, Thomas

2010 “Human transformities in a global hierarchy: Emergy and scale in the production of people and culture.” Ecological Modelling 221 (2010) 2112–2117.

Abel, Thomas
2007 “World-Systems as Complex Human Ecosystems.” In The World System and the Earth System: Global Socioenvironmental Change and Sustainability since the Neolithic. A. Hornborg and C. Crumley, eds. Pp. 56-73. Wallnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Abel, Thomas
2007 “Pulsing and Cultural Evolution in ChinaProceedings from the 4th Biennial Emergy Research Conference, January 12-21, 2006, Center for Environmental Policy, Gainesville, FL 
 
Abel, Thomas
2007 “Emergy, Sociocultural Hierarchy, and Cultural EvolutionProceedings from the 4th Biennial Emergy Research Conference, January 12-21, 2006, Center for Environmental Policy, Gainesville, FL
 
Abel, Thomas
2004 “Systems Diagrams for Visualizing Macroeconomics.” Ecological Modeling 178(2):189-194.
 
Abel, Thomas
2003 "Social Structure and Ecotourism Development on Bonaire".  Proceedings from the 2nd Biennial Emergy Research Conference, September 20-22, 2001, Center for Environmental Policy, Gainesville, FL


Abel, Thomas and John R. Stepp, eds.
2003 “A New Ecosystems Ecology for Anthropology.” Conservation Ecology 7(3):12. [online] URL: http://www.consecol.org/vol7/iss3/art12

Abel, Thomas
2003 “Understanding Complex Human Ecosystems: The Case of Ecotourism on Bonaire.” Conservation Ecology 7(3):10. [online] URL: http://www.consecol.org/vol7/iss3/art10

Abel, Thomas
2000 Ecosystems, Sociocultural Systems, and Ecological Economics for Understanding Development: The Case of Ecotourism on the Island of Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida. [online] URL: http://etd.fcla.edu/etd/uf/2000/ane0595/Abel.pdf

Abel, Thomas
1998 "Complex Adaptive Systems, Evolutionism, and Ecology within Anthropology: Interdisciplinary Research for Understanding Cultural and Ecological Dynamics", Journal of Ecological Anthropology (2):6-29. [online] URL: http://shell.cas.usf.edu/%7ejea/PDFs/abel.pdf

 

Abel, Thomas

1989 “Parallel Distributed Processing Models in Anthropology” Paper presented for Masters Thesis. University of Florida.

 

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