Abel Wolman's Metabolism of Cities

The following illustration show Wolman's 1965, "Metabolism of a City" historical contribution to the field of industrial ecology.  The graphic demonstrate the input-output transactions water, food, fuel, sewage, solid refuse and air pollutants of a United States hypothetical city of 1 million + people.

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The metabolism of cities
Wolman, Abel
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Gabriela Fernandez
Nov 11, 2016

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