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Title Land use policy / Alexander C. Denman and Oliver M. Penrod, editors.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2009]
©2009

Subject Land use -- Environmental aspects.
Land use -- Government policy.
Alt Name Denman, Alexander C.
Penrod, Oliver M.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 270 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents LAND USE POLICY; CONTENTS; PREFACE; CALIFORNIA'S FARMLAND PRESERVATIONPROGRAMS, TAXES, AND FURTHERING THEAPPROPRIATE SAFEGUARDING OF AGRICULTUREAT THE URBAN FRINGE TO REDUCEGREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS*; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. URBAN SPRAWL, FARMLAND PRESERVATION, AND GHGS; What is Urban Sprawl?; How Sprawl Contributes to GHG Emissions; Estimates of the Contribution of Sprawl Reduction to GHG Reduction; The Appropriate Preservation of Agricultural Land to Reduce Sprawl; 3. CALIFORNIA TAXES AND AGRICULTURAL LAND CONVERSION; Lower Reliance on Property Taxation; Higher Reliance on Local Sales Taxation.
Higher Reliance on Local FeesHigher Reliance on State Personal Income and Corporate Income Tax; Presence of Federal Estate (Death) Tax; 4. CALIFORNIA'S FARMLANDPRESERVATION PROGRAMS AND SPRAWL; Williamson Act; Farmland Conservation Program; Easement Exchange Program; 5. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTED POLICY CHANGES; Summary of Available Evidence; Policy Changes to Consider; REFERENCES; EFFICIENT LAND USE PLANNING AND POLICIESUSING GEOSPATIAL INPUTS:AN INDIAN EXPERIENCE; ABSTRACT; 1.0. INTRODUCTION; 2.0. GEOSPATIAL TECHNIQUES AND LAND USE PLANNING; 3.0. RESOURCES OPTIMIZATION ZONES; 3.1. Agriculture.
3.2. Forests and Bioresource Potential4.0. CONSERVATION ZONING; 4.1. Biodiversity Characterization and Protected Areas; 4.2. Coastal Zones; 5.0. DEVELOPMENT ZONES; 5.1. Urban Expansion; 5.2. Infrastructure Development; 5.3. Industrial Development; 5.4. Natural Resources Census -- An Integrated Database; 6.0. LULC CHANGE -- LAND DEVELOPMENT SCENARIO; 6.1. Case Studies -- LULC Changes; 6.2. Scenario Prediction for Sustainable Production; 7.0. GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND MODELS; 8.0. AREAS OF CONCERN; 8.1. Future Directions; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; URBAN SPRAWL AND LAND USE POLICIES.
ABSTRACT1. INTRODUCTION; 1.1. The Origins: Urban Culture and Rural Life; 1.2. The Different Paths: Housing Policies; 2. TRANSFORMATION DYNAMICS OF THECONTEMPORARY CITY IN ITALY; 2.1. Specific Trajectories: Second-Home Suburbs; 2.2. Specific Trajectories: Small Enterprise Suburbs; 2.3. Specific Trajectories: "Post-Emergency" Development; 3. CONVERGENCE OF DIFFERENT EVOLUTION TRAJECTORIES; 3.1. Political Convergences: The Decision-Making Context; 3.2. Cultural Convergences: The Absence of a Territorial Project; 3.3. Economic Convergences: The Urban Real Estate Market.
4. TO BUILD FUTURE-SHARED TRAJECTORIES4.1. Spaces and Identity; 5. CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; DYNAMICS OF LAND USE CHANGE IN THEMEDITERRANEAN: IMPLICATIONS FORSUSTAINABILITY, LAND USE PLANNINGAND NATURE CONSERVATION; ABSTRACT; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. GENERAL METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH; 3. SUSTAINABILITY OF LAND USE IN REGION DE MURCIA; 3.1. Land Use and Sustainability. Methodological Approach; 3.2. Main Results; 4. THE TRADITIONAL IRRIGATED LAND OF HUERTA DE MURCIA; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Model Description; 4.3. Scenario Analysis; 5. THE AGRICULTURAL SYSTEM OF MAZARRON-AGUILAS; 5.1. Introduction.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781613241660 (electronic bk.)
1613241666 (electronic bk.)
9781607414353
160741435X
OCLC # 730515010
Additional Format Print version: Land use policy. New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2009 9781607414353 (DLC) 2009284579 (OCoLC)317928299


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