"Environmental Land Use Planning" ed. by Seth Appiah-Opoku
InTeOp | 2012 | ISBN: 9535108320 9789535108320 | 242 pages | PDF | 14 MB
This issue brings together leading scholars in the field of environmental problem solving to examine environmental problems and effects on land uses; analytical methods and tools in the field; and the role of governments, community grants and tradable permits in environmental planning.
The book discusses such issues as predicting changes in land use pattern, ecological footprint analysis, socioeconomic and behavioral modeling, and flood control approaches. It is insightful and serves as an important resource and reference material on environmental management.
The chapters are based on empirical research from countries around the globe including Canada, USA, China, Nigeria, Germany, Serbia, Venezuela, and Brazil.
Section 1 Environmental Problems and Effects on Land Uses
1 Land Use Changes and Environmental Problems Caused by Bank Erosion: A Case Study of the Kolubara River Basin in Serbia
2 Effects of Land Degradation on Soil Fertility: A Case Study of Calabar South, Nigeria
3 Land Use and Land Cover (LULC) Change in the Bocono River Basin, North Venezuelan Andes, and Its Implications for the Natural Resources Management
Section 2 Analytical Methods/Tools for Environmental Land Use Planning
4 Predicting Changes in Regional Land Use Pattern: The Case of Jiangsu Province, China
5 An Integrated Land-Use System Model for the Jordan River Region
6 Environmental Land Use and the Ecological Footprint of Higher Learning
7 A Flood Control Approach Integrated with a Sustainable Land Use Planning in Metropolitan Regions
8 The Role of Socioeconomic and Behavioral Modeling in an Integrated. Multidisciplinary Dam-Management Study: Case Study of the Boardman River Dams
Section 3 Role of Governments, Community Grants, and Tradable Permits in Environmental Land Use Planning
9 Community Grants as an Instrument of Planning Practice
10 The Role of Tradable Planning Permits in Environmental Land Use Planning: A Stocktake of the German Discussion
11 The Role of Government in Environmental Land Use Planning: Towards an Integral Perspective
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