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Geospatial tools for urban water resources

Author: Patrick Lloyd Lawrence
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Geotechnologies and the environment (En ligne), v. 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the application of geotechniques to address a wide range of issues facing urban water resources. Growing populations leading to urbanization and related development have lead to problems associated with water quality, storm water management, flood control, environmental health, and related ecosystem impacts. Major cities and other urban areas are facing challenges in addressing the implications of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Lloyd Lawrence
ISBN: 9400747349 9789400747340
OCLC Number: 859226005
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 10 octobre 2012).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique)
Contents: GIS - A Useful Tool in Urban Water Management.-Identifying the Water Conservation Potential of Neighborhoods in Phoenix, Arizona: An Integrated Socio-Spatial Approach.-Evaluating Collective Effects: A participatory approach to mapping public information about water issues in an uncertain and politicized context.-On the relationship between stream biotic diversity and exurbanization in the Northeastern USA.-Land Use Influence on the Quantity and Quality of Runoff along Israel's Coastal Strip.-Modeling Distribution of Point and Nonpoint Sources Pollution Loadings in the Saginaw Bay Watersheds, Michigan.-GIS Based Decision-Making Model for the Identification of High Priority Wetland and Stream Restoration Sites.-GIS and Remote Sensing Applications for Watershed Applications for Watershed Planning in the Maumee River Basin, Ohio.-The Application of GIS in Watershed Planning: The Case of the Western Lake Erie Basin.-Utilizing Secondary and Public Data to Examine Relationships between Watershed Land Cover and Biotic Integrity in the Lake Erie Tributaries.-Use of Geospatial Technology for oil Spill Response Planning in the Western Basin of Lake Erie.
Series Title: Geotechnologies and the environment (En ligne), v. 7.
Responsibility: Patrick L. Lawrence, editor.

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Recent innovations in geotechnologies such as geographic information science (GIS) and remote sensing will improve urban water resource management. This volume shows how these emerging technologies  Read more...

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