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Title Changing land use patterns in the coastal zone [electronic resource] : managing environmental quality in rapidly developing regions / G.S. Kleppel, M. Richard DeVoe, Mac V. Rawson, editors.

Published New York : Springer, c2006.


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Physical description xxiv, 305 p. : ill., maps, charts ; 24 cm.
Series Springer series on environmental management, 0172-6161
Springer series on environmental management. 0172-6161
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York : Springer, 2008. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Jan. 30, 2008). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Other author Kleppel, G. S. (Gary S.)
DeVoe, M. Richard.
Rawson, Mac V.
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Subject 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.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780387290232