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Land Use and Cover Change

Edited By: RB Singh, Jefferson Fox and Yukio Himiyama

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123337 | ISBN: 1578081475
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Chapters include: The CLUE Modelling Framework: An Integrated Model for the Analysis of Land Use Change; Information System for Monitoring of Land Use/ Cover Changes; Anthropogenic Factors of Transformation of the Natural Landscapes in Europe; Large Scale Dams as Drivers of Land Use/ Cover Change in the Tropical Deciduous Forests; Soil Ecological Function of Grassland Use and its Evaluation for Soil Conservation; Dynamics of Agriculturally-Developed Lands of the Earth.


Chinese land use predicted by the GTR-model; the CLUE modelling framework - an integrated model for the analysis of land use change; information system for monitoring of land use/cover changes; spatial patterns of land use and cover change -processes, causes and consequences in the Republic of Ireland; land use and land cover change in Montane mainland Southeast Asia; anthropogenic factors of transformation of the natural landscapes in Europe; land use/land cover change in Russia; land use changes in Pamiro-Alai; agricultural landscapes in the Czech Republic -historic changes and future development; driving forces of land use changes in Czechia over the last 50 years; land use changes in Gorenjsko; large scale dams as drivers of land use/cover change in the tropical deciduous forests - a case study or Sardar Sarovar project, India; diversification of rural agricultural land due to urban intrusion - a case-study of metropolitan periphery of Delhi, India; processes and causes of land use/cover changes in two ecological zones in Nigeria; land use changes and related issues in the suburban environment in Colombo Metropolitan region of Sri Lanka; application of GIS in measuring the development planning potentialities - an example from the Bhaktapur district, Nepal; application of satellite remote sensing information of study on landscape in Northeast China; influence of intensive land use on groundwater resources in the Hebei plain, China; relationship between agricultural land use change and socioeconomic factors in North-East China in recent decades; land use controls and conflicts in urban-rural fringes in Korea in relation with the green belt systems; land use/cover changes in Japan since 1850 - a contribution to the IGU pilot atlas of LUCC; impact of climate change and other natural hazards on land use in the Saas and Zermatt valleys (Switzerland); soil ecological function of grassland use and its evaluation for soil conservation - a comparative study based on chemical analysis of andisols in southwestern Japan; dynamics of agriculturally-developed lands of the Earth.

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