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Land use change [electronic resource] :science, policy, and management / edited by Richard J. Aspinall, Michael J. Hill.

Contributor(s): Aspinall, Richard J | Hill, Michael J. (Michael James), 1937-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2008Description: xxvii, 185 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).ISBN: 9781420042979 (e-book : PDF).Subject(s): Land use -- Case studies | Land use -- Environmental aspects | Land use -- ManagementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Call number: HD108.3 .L362 2008 Online resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access. Also available in print edition. CRC Press (http://www.crcpress.com)
Contents:
Theory and methodology -- Basic and applied land use science / Richard J. Aspinall -- Developing spatially dependent procedures and models for multicriteria decision analysis: place, time, and decision making related to land use change / Michael J. Hill -- Comparative regional case studies -- Spatial methodologies for integrating social and biophysical data at a regional or catchment scale / Ian Byron and Robert Lesslie -- An integrated socioeconomic study of deforestation in Western Uganda, 1990-2000 / Ronnie Babigumira, Daniel Meuller and Arild Angelsen -- Modeling unplanned land cover change across scales: a Colombian case study / Andres Etter and Clive McAlpine -- Landscape dynamism: disentangling thematic versus structural change in Northeast Thailand / Kelley A. Crews -- Developing a thick understanding of forest fragmentation in landscapes of colonization in the Amazon Basin / Andrew C. Millington and Andrew V. Bradley -- Urban land-use change, models, uncertainty, and policymaking in rapidly growing developing world cities: evidence from China / Michail Fragkias and Karen C. Seto -- Synthesis and prospect -- Synthesis, comparative analysis, and prospect / Michael J. Hill and Richard J. Aspinall.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Theory and methodology -- Basic and applied land use science / Richard J. Aspinall -- Developing spatially dependent procedures and models for multicriteria decision analysis: place, time, and decision making related to land use change / Michael J. Hill -- Comparative regional case studies -- Spatial methodologies for integrating social and biophysical data at a regional or catchment scale / Ian Byron and Robert Lesslie -- An integrated socioeconomic study of deforestation in Western Uganda, 1990-2000 / Ronnie Babigumira, Daniel Meuller and Arild Angelsen -- Modeling unplanned land cover change across scales: a Colombian case study / Andres Etter and Clive McAlpine -- Landscape dynamism: disentangling thematic versus structural change in Northeast Thailand / Kelley A. Crews -- Developing a thick understanding of forest fragmentation in landscapes of colonization in the Amazon Basin / Andrew C. Millington and Andrew V. Bradley -- Urban land-use change, models, uncertainty, and policymaking in rapidly growing developing world cities: evidence from China / Michail Fragkias and Karen C. Seto -- Synthesis and prospect -- Synthesis, comparative analysis, and prospect / Michael J. Hill and Richard J. Aspinall.

Also available in print edition. CRC Press (http://www.crcpress.com)

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