Saturday, January 27, 2007

USGS Releases Comprehensive Report on the Impact of Land Use Changes

This lengthy edited volume looks like a great resource. "Rates, Trends, Causes, and Consequences of Urban Land-Use Change in the United States". The report includes chapters such as: Change to Urban, Agricultural, and Forested Land in Central and Southern Maryland From 1850-1990; Changes in Anthropogenic Impervious Surfaces, Precipitation, and Daily Streamflow Discharge-A Historical Perspective in a Mid-Atlantic Subwatershed; and, Wrestling Sprawl to the Ground-Defining and Measuring an Elusive Concept.



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