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Bioproductivity

Bioproductivity (biological productivity)is a term used to describe the measurement of biologic production per hectare per annum. Biologic productivity measured in terms of annual biomass accumulation. Bio-capacity available per person calculated by dividing the 11.3 billion global hectares of the biologically productive area by the number of people alive.—6.15 billion in 2001—gives an average amount of biocapacity.

Bioproductivity per person: 1.8 global hectares. For updated information on current productivity or biomass production system (BPS) at NASA looking at Earth. See also Biomass, Biocapacity and Earth System Science in The Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia.


Biocapacity per person on Earth (2001): 1.8 global hectares

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