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Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

Series Editor: Robert L. France

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  1. Restorative Redevelopment of Devastated Ecocultural Landscapes

    By Robert L. France

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    A fusion of ecological restoration and sustainable development, restorative redevelopment represents an emerging paradigm for remediating landscapes. Rather than merely fixing the broken bits and pieces of nature, restorative development advocates the reuse of devastated landscapes to improve the...

    Published July 19th 2010 by CRC Press

  2. Land Use Scenarios

    Environmental Consequences of Development

    By Alan W. Shearer, David A. Mouat, Scott D. Bassett, Michael W. Binford, Craig W. Johnson, Justin A. Saarinen, Alan W. Gertler, Julide Koracin

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    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...

    Published January 14th 2009 by CRC Press

  3. Wetland and Water Resource Modeling and Assessment

    A Watershed Perspective

    Edited by Wei Ji

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    As a wetland of international importance located in China, the Poyang Lake Basin's incredible topographical and biological diversity has provided a congregating point for scientists from around the world to engage in cross-disciplinary research. In particular, the International Conference on Poyang...

    Published December 13th 2007 by CRC Press

  4. Handbook of Regenerative Landscape Design

    By Robert L. France

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    What if environmentally damaged landscapes could not only be remediated from an ecological standpoint, but also designed to replenish an entire community as well as the nature surrounding it? The Handbook of Regenerative Landscape Design incorporates ecology, engineering, sociology, and design...

    Published October 18th 2007 by CRC Press

  5. Porous Pavements

    By Bruce K. Ferguson

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    Pavements are the most ubiquitous of all man-made structures, and they have an enormous impact on environmental quality. They are responsible for hydrocarbon pollutants, excess runoff, groundwater decline and the resulting local water shortages, temperature increases in the urban "heat island," and...

    Published February 18th 2005 by CRC Press

  6. Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests

    Edited by John A. Stanturf, Palle Madsen

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    While the commitment to protect and restore forest ecosystems has become a policy goal in many countries since the Rio Conference, there is still no general consensus on what constitutes restoration.  This authoritative reference presents the best practices for fostering increased sustainability,...

    Published December 28th 2004 by CRC Press

  7. The Economics of Groundwater Remediation and Protection

    By Paul E. Hardisty, Ece Ozdemiroglu

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    Economic literature is often too theoretical for engineers and policymakers to put into practical use, while scientific literature on the remediation of contaminated aquifers rarely considers costs and benefits. Written by a hydrogeologist and an economist, The Economics of Groundwater Remediation...

    Published December 20th 2004 by CRC Press

  8. Forests at the Wildland-Urban Interface

    Conservation and Management

    Edited by Susan W. Vince, Mary L. Duryea, Edward A. Macie, Annie Hermansen

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    Forests at the wildland-urban interface are at increasing risk due to the impacts of urbanization. Conserving and managing these forestlands for continued ecological and social benefits is a critical and complex challenge facing natural resource managers, land-use planners, and policymakers.Forests...

    Published November 29th 2004 by CRC Press

  9. Boreal Shield Watersheds

    Lake Trout Ecosystems in a Changing Environment

    Edited by John Gunn, Robert John Steedman, Richard Ryder

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    Boreal Shield Watersheds: Lake Trout Ecosystems in a Changing Environment brings together the work of a renowned international group of scientists who specialize in aquatic science and environmental management. They explore the functioning of Boreal Shield ecosystems, focusing on the lake trout,...

    Published August 27th 2003 by CRC Press

  10. Handbook of Water Sensitive Planning and Design

    Edited by Robert L. France

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    Design options and planning procedures must be critically examined to ensure that landscapes are created with sensitivity to water quality and management issues as well as overall ecological integrity. Handbook of Water Sensitive Planning and Design presents the history of water as a design and...

    Published May 29th 2002 by CRC Press

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests, Second Edition
    Edited by John A. Stanturf, Palle Madsen
    To Be Published July 26th 2015

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