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Population, land use, and environment : research directions

Author: Barbara Entwisle; Paul C Stern; National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on New Research on Population and the Environment.; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change.
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, ©2005.
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Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions offers recommendations for future research to improve understanding of how changes in human populations affect the natural environment by means of changes in land use, such as deforestation, urban development, and development of coastal zones. It also features a set of state-of-the-art papers by leading researchers that analyze population-land useenvironment  Read more...
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Population, land use, and environment.
Washington, DC : National Academies Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005016858
(OCoLC)60605260
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Entwisle; Paul C Stern; National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on New Research on Population and the Environment.; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change.
ISBN: 9780309550307 0309550300 9786610742202 6610742200
OCLC Number: 144618789
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 321 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color)
Contents: The state of knowledge --
Recommended research directions --
Global and case-based modeling of population and land use change / Günther Fischer and Brian C. O'Neill --
Population and environment in the U.S. Great Plains / Myron P. Gutmann [and others] --
Population and environment in Amazônia : landscape and household dynamics / Emilio F. Moran, Eduardo S. Brondízio, and Leah K. VanWey --
Population change and landscape dynamics : the Nang Rong, Thailand, studies / Stephen J. Walsh [and others] --
The urban ecology of metropolitan Phoenix : a laboratory for interdisciplinary study / Charles L. Redman --
Economies, societies, and landscapes in transition : examples from the Pearl River delta, China, and the Red River delta, Vietnam / Karen C. Seto --
Beyond population size : examining intricate interactions among population structure, land use, and environment in Wolong Nature Reserve, China / Jianguo Liu [and others] --
People, land use, and environment in the Yaqui Valley, Sonora, Mexico / Pamela Matson [and others] --
Patterns of urban land use as assessed by satellite imagery : an application to Cairo, Egypt / John R. Weeks, Dennis P. Larson, and Debbie L. Fugate --
A review of 10 years of work on economic growth and population change in rural India / Andrew Foster.
Responsibility: Panel on New Research on Population and the Environment, Barbara Entwisle and Paul C. Stern, editors ; Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change Center for Economics, Governance, and International Studies Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies.

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