Land Use Policy

Land Use Policy

eBook - 2009
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This work presents perspectives on land use policy. International contributors describe scientific databases developed using remote sensing and geospatial analysis, which have facilitated the creation of sustainable land use policies. Specific topics covered include urban sprawl, California's farmland preservation programs, the Indian experience in planning using geospatial inputs, the use of spatially disaggregated land-use models in Indonesia, and analyzing urbanization and land use in Istanbul's Sariyer District. The final chapter presents a framework for the economic valuation of land use change. B&w photos, color maps and images are included. Information on the editors is not given Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2009
ISBN: 9781613241660
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 270 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Additional Contributors: Denman, Alexander C.
Penrod, Oliver M.


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