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Title Growing populations, changing landscapes : studies from India, China, and the United States / Indian National Science Academy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2001


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 299 pages) : illustrations, maps
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
Notes "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"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Land use -- India -- Case studies
Land use -- China -- Case studies
Land use -- United States -- Case studies
NATURE -- Natural Resources.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business.
Land use.
India -- Population -- Case studies
China -- Population -- Case studies
United States -- Population -- Case studies
United States.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Études de cas.
Form Electronic book
Author Indian National Science Academy.
Zhongguo ke xue yuan
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
ISBN 0309570182