Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Environmental Land Use Planning

Edited by Seth Appiah-Opoku

University of Alabama

Environmental Land Use Planning brings together leading scholars in the field of environmental problem solving to examine environmental problems and effects on land uses; analytical methods and tools in the field; and the role of governments, community grants and tradable permits in environmental planning. The chapters are based on empirical research from countries around the globe including Canada, USA, China, Nigeria, Germany, Serbia, Venezuela, and Brazil. The book discusses such issues as predicting changes in land use pattern, ecological footprint analysis, socioeconomic and behavioral modeling, and flood control approaches. It is insightful and serves as an important resource and reference material on environmental management.

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Environmental Land Use PlanningEdited by Seth Appiah-Opoku

Published: November 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2728

ISBN: 978-953-51-0832-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5337-5

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

30868 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

15 Web of Science Citations

25 Dimensions Citations


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1. Land Use Changes and Environmental Problems Caused by Bank Erosion: A Case Study of the Kolubara River Basin in Serbia

By Slavoljub Dragicevic, Nenad Zivkovic, Mirjana Roksandic, Stanimir Kostadinov, Ivan Novkovic, Radislav Tosic, Milomir Stepic, Marija Dragicevic and Borislava Blagojevic


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2. Effects of Land Degradation on Soil Fertility: A Case Study of Calabar South, Nigeria

By Imoke Eni


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3. Land Use and Land Cover (LULC) Change in the Boconó River Basin, North Venezuelan Andes, and Its Implications for the Natural Resources Management

By Joel Francisco Mejía and Volker Hochschild


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4. Predicting Changes in Regional Land Use Pattern: The Case of Jiangsu Province, China

By Jing Shen and Hao Wang


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5. An Integrated Land-Use System Model for the Jordan River Region

By Jennifer Koch, Florian Wimmer, Rüdiger Schaldach and Janina Onigkeit


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6. Environmental Land Use and the Ecological Footprint of Higher Learning

By Seth Appiah-Opoku and Crystal Taylor


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7. A Flood Control Approach Integrated with a Sustainable Land Use Planning in Metropolitan Regions

By Paulo Roberto Ferreira Carneiro and Marcelo Gomes Miguez


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8. The Role of Socioeconomic and Behavioral Modeling in an Integrated, Multidisciplinary Dam-Management Study: Case Study of the Boardman River Dams

By Matthew F. Bingham and Jason C. Kinnell


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9. Community Grants as an Instrument of Planning Practice

By Neale Smith


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10. The Role of Tradable Planning Permits in Environmental Land Use Planning: A Stocktake of the German Discussion

By Dirk Loehr


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11. The Role of Government in Environmental Land Use Planning: Towards an Integral Perspective

By Noelle Aarts and Anne Marike Lokhorst


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