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Growing populations, changing landscapes [electronic resource] : studies from India, China, and the United States / Indian National Science Academy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, U.S. National Academy of Sciences.

Contributor(s): Indian National Science Academy | Zhongguo ke xue yuan | National Academy of Sciences (U.S.).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 299 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0309570182 (electronic bk.); 9780309570183 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Land use -- India -- Case studies | Land use -- China -- Case studies | Land use -- United States -- Case studies | India -- Population -- Case studies | China -- Population -- Case studies | United States -- Population -- Case studies | Land use -- India | Land use -- China | Land use -- United States | Electronic books | India -- Population | China -- Population | United States -- Population | NATURE -- Natural Resources | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business | Bev�olkerungsentwicklung | Bodennutzung | Aufsatzsammlung | Indien | USA | ChinaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Growing populations, changing landscapes.DDC classification: 333.73/095 Online resources: ebrary | EBSCOhost | Google | MyiLibrary | National Academies Press | MyiLibrary, Table of contents
Contents:
Population and Land Use in India, China, and the United States: Context, Observations, and Findings -- Introduction to the Tri-Academy Project -- Elements of Population Growth -- Land Use Change in Space and Time -- Findings and Observations of the Tri-Academy Project -- India -- Indian Case Studies: An Introduction / P.S. Ramakrishnan -- Population and Land Use in Kerala / P.S. George, S. Chattopadhyay -- Population and Land Use in Haryana / Prem S. Vashishtha, R.K. Sharma, R.P.S. Malik, Seema Bathla -- Gender Dimensions of the Relationship Between Population and Land Use in the Indian States of Kerala and Haryana / Sumati Kulkarni -- China -- Chinese Case Studies: An Introduction / Zhao Shidong -- Population, Consumption, and Land Use in the Jitai Basin Region, Jiangxi Province / Zhao Shidong, Lu Jiehua, Zhang Hongqi, Zeng Yi, Qi Wenhu, Liang Zhiwu, Zhang Taolin, Liu Guiping, Qin Mingzhou, Jiang Leiwen -- Population, Consumption, and Land Use in the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong Province / Zhao Shidong, Zeng Yi, Bai Wanqi, Lu Jiehua, Qi Wenhu, Liu Guiping, Zhang Taolin, Qin Mingzhou, Jiang Leiwen -- United States -- U.S. Case Studies: An Introduction / M. Gordon Wolman -- Transformation of the South Florida Landscape / William D. Solecki, Robert T. Walker -- Evolution of the Chicago Landscape: Population Dynamics, Economic Development, and Land Use Change / Edwin S. Mills, Cynthia S. Simmons.
Summary: Uses case studies to look at population growth and land-use change through time and space. This comes from a joint project between the US Chinese and Indian Academies of Science. The NAP notes that "the Open Book page image presentation framework is not designed to replace printed books, nor emulate HTML. Rather, it is a free, browsable, nonproprietary, fully and deeply search able version of the publication which we can inexpensively and quickly produce to make the material available worldwide." Files can be printed from the OpenBook page's tool block or the linked PDF version.
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"This study was supported by Grant No. 95-31825A-POP/PCE and 96-41812A-WER between the National Academy of Sciences and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Task Order #34, NO1-OD-4139 of the Dept. of Health and Human Services"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references.

Uses case studies to look at population growth and land-use change through time and space. This comes from a joint project between the US Chinese and Indian Academies of Science. The NAP notes that "the Open Book page image presentation framework is not designed to replace printed books, nor emulate HTML. Rather, it is a free, browsable, nonproprietary, fully and deeply search able version of the publication which we can inexpensively and quickly produce to make the material available worldwide." Files can be printed from the OpenBook page's tool block or the linked PDF version.

Population and Land Use in India, China, and the United States: Context, Observations, and Findings -- Introduction to the Tri-Academy Project -- Elements of Population Growth -- Land Use Change in Space and Time -- Findings and Observations of the Tri-Academy Project -- India -- Indian Case Studies: An Introduction / P.S. Ramakrishnan -- Population and Land Use in Kerala / P.S. George, S. Chattopadhyay -- Population and Land Use in Haryana / Prem S. Vashishtha, R.K. Sharma, R.P.S. Malik, Seema Bathla -- Gender Dimensions of the Relationship Between Population and Land Use in the Indian States of Kerala and Haryana / Sumati Kulkarni -- China -- Chinese Case Studies: An Introduction / Zhao Shidong -- Population, Consumption, and Land Use in the Jitai Basin Region, Jiangxi Province / Zhao Shidong, Lu Jiehua, Zhang Hongqi, Zeng Yi, Qi Wenhu, Liang Zhiwu, Zhang Taolin, Liu Guiping, Qin Mingzhou, Jiang Leiwen -- Population, Consumption, and Land Use in the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong Province / Zhao Shidong, Zeng Yi, Bai Wanqi, Lu Jiehua, Qi Wenhu, Liu Guiping, Zhang Taolin, Qin Mingzhou, Jiang Leiwen -- United States -- U.S. Case Studies: An Introduction / M. Gordon Wolman -- Transformation of the South Florida Landscape / William D. Solecki, Robert T. Walker -- Evolution of the Chicago Landscape: Population Dynamics, Economic Development, and Land Use Change / Edwin S. Mills, Cynthia S. Simmons.

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