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Editors: Alexander C. Denman and Oliver M. Penrod
Book Description:
Land use is the human modification of natural environment or wilderness into built environment such as fields, pastures, and settlements. More recent significant effects of land use include urban sprawl, soil erosion, soil degradation, salinization, and desertification. Land use and land management practices have a major impact on natural resources including water, soil, nutrients, plants and animals. This new book presents a global perspective on this issue and provides research on scientific databases developed using remote sensing and geospatial analysis of retrospective and prospective scenarios that have facilitated the development of land use planning and policies towards sustainable development. Research is also presented on how agricultural land use change has led to a lowering of the diurnal temperature range.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. California’s Farmland Preservation Programs, Taxes, and Furthering the Appropriate Safeguarding of Agriculture at the Urban Fringe to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, pp. 1-30
(Robert W. Wassmer, Department of Public Policy and Administration, California State University, Sacramento, CA, USA)

Chapter 2. Efficient Land Use Planning and Policies using Geospatial Inputs: An Indian Experience, pp. 31-72
(P.S. Roy, M.S.R. Murthy, Remote Sensing and GIS Application Area, National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad, India)

Chapter 3. Urban Sprawl and Land Use Policies, pp. 73-100
(Marialuce Stanganelli, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy)

Chapter 4. Dynamics of Land Use Change in the Mediterranean: Implications for Sustainability, Land Use Planning and Nature Conservation, pp. 101-143
(Miguel Angel Esteve, Julia Martínez-Fernández, M. Francisca Carreńo, Jose Antonio Palazón, Departamento de Ecología e Hidrología. Universidad de Murcia. Campus de Espinardo, Spain)

Chapter 5. How Spatially-Disaggregated Land-Use Models Can Inform Land-Use Policy: Theory and an Empirical Application for Indonesia, pp. 145-162
(Miet Maertens, Manfred Zeller, Division Agricultural and Food Economics, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, and others)

Chapter 6. Urban Land Use Policy and Children’s Development – A Hong Kong Perspective, pp. 163-180
(LI, Ling Hin, Department of Real Estate and Construction, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Chapter 7. Analyzing Urbanization, Spatial and Temporal Land Use/Land Cover Change of Sariyer District, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 181-200
(Sedat Keleţ, Fatih Sivrikaya, Günay Çakir, Cemil Ün, Emin Zeki Baţkent, Selahattin Köse, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Forestry, Trabzon, Turkey, and others)

Chapter 8. Land Use Change in Bangladesh Agriculture: Trends in Productivity, Diversity and Self-Sufficiency (1973-2006), pp. 201-215
(Sanzidur Rahman, School of Geography, University of Plymouth, UK)

Chapter 9. Agricultural Cool Island (ACI), pp. 217-229
(Rezaul Mahmood, Kenneth G. Hubbard, Department of Geography and Geology and Kentucky Climate Center, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA and others)

Chapter 10. A Framework for the Economic Valuation of Land Use Change, pp. 231-252
(Lars Hein, Rudolf S. de Groot, Environmental Systems Analysis Group, Wageningen Univ., The Netherlands)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 270 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-435-3
   Status: AV
  
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