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Main Title Changing land use patterns in the coastal zone : managing environmental quality in rapidly developing regions /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Kleppel, G. S.
DeVoe, M. Richard.
Rawson, Mac V.
Publisher Springer,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 70778989
ISBN 038728432X; 9780387284323; 1441921044; 9781441921048
Subjects Coastal zone management--United States ; Coastal zone management--Southern States ; Coastal ecology ; Coastal ecology--Southern States ; Environmental management ; Urbanization--Environmental aspects ; Urbanization--Environmental aspects--Southern States ; Land use--Environmental aspects ; Land use--Environmental aspects--Southern States ; Kèustengebiet ; Landschaftsentwicklung ; Naturschutz ; Umweltschutz ; Kèustenschutz ; Atlantikkèuste ; USA
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EKCM  QH545.C45 2006 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 10/15/2012
Collation xxiv, 305 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction. The effects of changing land use patterns on marine resources: setting a research agenda to facilitate management -- Trends in land use policy and development in the coastal southeast -- Predicting trajectories of urban growth in the coastal southeast -- Urban typology and estuarine biodiversity in rapidly developing coastal watersheds -- The relationship of hydrodynamics to morphology in tidal creek and salt marsh systems of South Carolina and Georgia -- The role of tidal wetlands in estuarine nutrient cycling -- Evaluating the potential importance of groundwater-derived carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus inputs to South Carolina and Georgia coastal ecosystems -- Oxygen, carbon dioxide, and estuarine condition -- Chemical contaminants entering estuaries in the South Atlantic Bight as a result of current and past land use -- Models of coastal stress: review and future challenges -- Alternatives to coliform bacteria as indicators of human impact on coastal ecosystems -- Afterword. Managing coastal urbanization and development in the twenty-first century: the need for a new paradigm.