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Main Title The U.S.-Mexican border environment : dynamics of human-environment interactions /
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Author Title of a Work
Sadalla, Edward.
Publisher San Diego State University Press,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 61393456
ISBN 0925613460; 9780925613462
Subjects Human ecology--Mexican-American Border Region ; Nature--Effect of human beings on--Mexican-American Border Region ; Mexican-American Border Region--Environmental conditions ; North America--Mexican-American Border Region
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ERAM  GF516.U76 2005 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 02/28/2011
Collation xxviii, 399 pages : illustrations, mapas ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 366-369) and index.
Contents Notes
Section I Theoretical and Empirical Foundation -- I-1. Dynamics of Human-Environment Interactions in the U.S.-Mexican Border Region Craig B. Forster and Natasha L. Cleveland -- I-2. Environment and Quality of Life: A Conceptual Analysis and Review of Empirical Literature Edward Sadalla, Subhrajit Guhathakurta, and Susan Ledlow -- I-3. Modeling the Institutional Framework Governing Land Use and Water Rights in the U.S.-Mexican Border Region Sergio Peäna and Cesar Fuentes -- I-4. Water Issues in the U.S.-Mexican Border Region D. Rick Van Schoik, Amy Conner, and Elena Lelea -- I-5. Energy Issues in the U.S.-Mexican Binational Region: Focus On California-Baja California Alan Sweedler, Margarito Quintero Núänez, and Kimberly Collins -- I-6. Using System Dynamics Models of the Environment to Teach Sustainability Science: The Border+20 Model as a Pedagogical Device Edward Sadalla, Susan Ledlow, and Subhrajit Guhathakurta -- Section II Modeling a Case Study -- II-1. Overview of the Border+20 System Model Prototype: The Paso del Norte Region Craig B. Forster -- II-2. Modeling the Impact of Environment on Quality of Life Subhrajit Guhathakurta and Edward Sadalla -- II-3. Modeling the Demographic Characteristics of the Paso del Norte Region James Peach -- II-4. The Economies of El Paso and Ciudad Juárez Christopher A. Erickson -- II-5. Modeling Water Availability and Use in the Paso del Norte Region Craig B. Forster and Edwin J. Hamlyn -- II-6. Land Use Changes in the Paso del Norte Region: A Brief History Sergio Peäna, Cesar Fuentes, and Craig B. Forster -- II-7. Paso del Norte Air Quality Margarito Quintero Núänez and Craig B. Forster -- Afterword. Interdisciplinary and Team Dynamics Craig B. Forster, Tarla Rai Peterson, and Edwin J. Hamlyn