Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions

Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions

by Barbara Entwisle, Paul C. Stern, National Research Council
     
 

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

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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 relationships in urban and rural settings in developed and underdeveloped countries and that show how remote sensing and other observational methods are being applied to these issues. This book will serve as a resource for researchers, research funders, and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309096553
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
09/21/2005
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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