The science and art of designing, shaping, sculpting, or modifying ecosystems.
- Biosphere - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Any autonomous self-supporting, self-containing, homeostatic ecosystem. Natural Biospheres - planets such as Earth, Trees, and Eden, are very rare. Most biospheres are artificial, and may be hollowed out asteroids, planetary domes, ships, orbital habs, and so on. Strictly speaking most of these are not spheres, but the original usage has remained. The term was coined by the Old Earth Russian scientist Vladimir Vernadsky in 40 BT (1929 c.e.).
- Biosphere, Planetary
- Biospherics - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
The study, design, construction, and maintenance, of artificial biospheres.
- CELSS Closed Ecological Life Support System