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Integrated Environmental Planning: A Landscape Synthesis

ISBN: 978-0-632-04346-0
240 pages
February 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
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This up-to-date and comprehensive reference presents the fundamentals of environmental planning, incorporating theory, practice and case studies. The book includes balanced coverage and real world examples to illustrate the concepts. Political, ethical, and societal considerations are all addressed.

  • Presents the fundamentals of environmental planning and methodological material for analysis.
  • Real world examples are provided to illustrate concepts.
  • Political, ethical and societal considerations are addressed.
  • Coverage is balanced between theoretical and practical.
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Table of Contents

Preface.

1. The Nature of Planning.

2. Defining the Environmental Approach.

3. Making Plans.

4. Natural Factors in Environmental Planning.

5. Landscape Inventory and Analysis.

6. Natural Hazard Assessment.

7. Environmental Modelling and Simulation.

8. The Decision Support Perspective.

9. Ethics, Conflict and Environmental Planning.

10. The Impact of Change.

References.

Index.

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Author Information

James Lein is a professor of geography at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He serves as deputy director of OhioView and is a member of the executive board of directors of the AmericaView project. He specializes in the application of remote sensing and geographic information systems in environmental planning, risk assessment, and regional landscape analysis.
His research interests focus on the monitoring of land-use/land-cover change, urban morphology and homeland defense, the integration of remote sensing and geographic information systems in regional planning and environmental impact assessment, and the incorporation of artificial intelligence methods to aid environmental decision making.
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  • Presents the fundamentals of environmental planning and methodological material for analysis.

  • Real world examples are provided to illustrate concepts.

  • Political, ethical and societal considerations are addressed.

  • Coverage is balanced between theoretical and practical.
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