Land Use Scenarios (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
422
Utgivningsdatum
2017-11-15
Förlag
CRC Press
Medarbetare
Saarinen, Justin A. (University Of Florida, Gainsville, Usa) (förf)/Gertler, Alan W. (Desert Research) (förf)/Koracin, Julide (förf)
Illustratör/Fotograf
color 292 Illustrations Less than 10 45 Tables, black and white 15 Illustrations black and whit
Illustrationer
Less than 10; 45 Tables, black and white; 15 Illustrations, color; 292 Illustrations, black and whit
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781138112308
Land Use Scenarios (häftad)

Land Use Scenarios

Environmental Consequences of Development

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Any alteration of the natural processes occurring on a piece of land will have expected as well as unanticipated effects, and those effects have little regard for arbitrary human boundaries. Consequently, it is not enough for land managers to consider only how they might maintain the parcels for which they are responsible; they must also anticipate how changes to neighboring lands might impact their properties. Land Use Scenarios: Environmental Consequences of Development demonstrates how the success of local decision making is largely determined by factors that are difficult to control or forecast. It shows the importance of geographic vulnerability analysis, which takes into consideration possible scenarios about how, where, and when future patterns of land use might develop. It points to the consideration of critical uncertainties-those aspects of the future, that while difficult to predict, may have a profound impact on pending decisions. Detailing research supported by the United States Marine Corps, the text presents a study of the region of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and Air Station Miramar in California. While this area remains largely un-built, but extensively used, ongoing regional growth is having dramatic impact on the land and must be factored into any decision making. This research- Provides a better understanding of the potential consequences of urban development on native flora and fauna Describes theoretical concerns prompted by scenario-based projections Gives an overview of the history of scenario-based techniques for urban and regional planning Helps define measures for maintaining undeveloped lands in rapidly developing areas In publishing this research, the investigators provide information regarding issues of urban development and possible environmental consequences to stakeholders and jurisdictions whose actions may influence the future of the region. More broadly, the book will aid managers and stakeholders from other areas to engage spatial contingencies toward the goal of developing more resilient landscapes.
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Scenario-Based Studies for Landscape Planning, Allan W. Shearer The Uncertainties of Regional Development and Their Possible Effects on Natural Resources Management, Allan W. Shearer and David A. Mouat Scenario-Based Studies of Military Installations and Their Regions, Allan W. Shearer The Regional Context of MCB Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar, David A. Mouat Mapping Existing Conditions, David A. Mouat and Scott D. Bassett Critical Uncertainties Which Could Influence Development in the Region, Allan W. Shearer Four Scenarios and Alternative Futures of Regional Change, Allan W. Shearer, Scott D. Bassett, and David A. Mouat Hydrologic Consequences Associated with the Alternative Futures, Michael W. Binford and Justin A. Saarinen Air Quality Consequences Associated with the Alternative Futures, Alan W. Gertler and Julide Kahyaoglu-Koracin Overview: Biologic Consequences Associated with the Alternative Futures, Scott D. Bassett Vegetation, David A. Mouat Landscape Ecological Pattern, Scott D. Bassett Single Species Potential Habitat, Scott D. Bassett and Craig W. Johnson Willowy Monardella California Sycamore Fairy Shrimp Argentine Ant San Diego Coast Horned Lizard Rufous-crowned Sparrow California Gnatcatcher Western Snowy Plover Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Least Bell's Vireo Western Meadowlark Great Horned Owl Cougar Species Richness, Scott D. Bassett Discussion and Conclusions, Allan W. Shearer, Scott D. Bassett, David A. Mouat, and Michael W. Binford