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Editors: Christoph Aubrecht11, Sergio Freire2, Klaus Steinnocher1 (1AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria; 2Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal)
Book Description:
The edited book volume “Land Use: Planning, Regulations, and Environment” is a diverse compilation of ten chapters covering different facets of the field of land use research with a particular focus on planning aspects. The contributions were selected by the guest editors after passing a thorough peer review process involving selected international subject experts. Besides the planning component which is considered the central theme of the book volume, articles also address risk and climate change as well as local land use development and sustainable management aspects. Contributions include application-oriented case studies, as well as conceptual approaches and data simulation and modeling-driven elaborations. In terms of land use planning and its implications on society and the environment, recommendations are provided that show how proper strategies help in avoiding negative effects and provide improved decision support on multiple levels. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-viii
(C. Aubrecht1, S. Freire2, K. Steinnocher1 - 1AIT Austrian Insitute of Technology, Foresight & Policy Development Department, Vienna, Austria; 2Universidade Nova de Lisboa, eGEO Research Centre for Geography and Regional Planning, Lisbon, Portugal)

Chapter 1. Contributions To Better Cities By Making Complex Matters Understandable
(M. Schrenk, J. Neuschmid, D. Patti, CEIT - Central European Institute of Technology, Schwechat, Austria) pp. 1-12

Chapter 2. Gray or Green Infrastructure Approaches: Regulating Stormwater Management in Land Use Development
(A. Szatko, Z.Tang, S. Tian, S. Rodie, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA) pp. 13-33

Chapter 3. The Community Watershed Planning Approach to Local Environmental Land Use Management: Its History and Emerging Approaches
(K.L. Weaver, M.E. Burbach, Z. Tang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA) pp. 35-51

Chapter 4. Conflict Resolution in Forest Land Use Planning and Management: The Use of Multi-Stakeholder Analysis
(J. Ananda, La Trobe University, Wodonga VIC, Australia) pp. 53-73

Chapter 5. Land Use Planning, Sustainability and Risk Mitigation: Toward an Integration
(A. Galderisi, A.S. Profice, Universitŕ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy) pp. 75-99

Chapter 6. Incorporating Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation into Local Land Use Planning in the US
(H. Grover H, Z. Tang, N. Zhao, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA) pp. 101-124

Chapter 7. Modeling of the Effects of Land Use Change and Irrigation on Local Climate
(J. Jin, N.L. Miller, B. Yang, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA)
pp. 125-147

Chapter 8. Integrated Coastal Land Use Planning Using Analytic Network Process
(S. Pourebrahim, M. Hadipour, Arak University, Arak, Iran) pp. 149-187

Chapter 9. Improving Simulation of Land Use Change in a Region of the Rocky Mountain West
(T. Prato, Y. Barnett, A. Clark, T. Paveglio, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA) pp. 189-210

Chapter 10. Land Use Change and Soil Degradation in a Nature Protected Area of East-Central Europe
(C. Centeri, A. Akác, G. Jakab, Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary) pp. 211-241

Index pp. 243-252

      Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
      Environmental Remediation Technologies, Regulations and Safety
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012- October
   Pages: 260, 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-357-8
   Status: AV
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