Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Local Processes and Global Impacts by Eric F. Lambin - PDF and EPUB eBook

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This book presents recent estimates on the rate of change of major land classes. Aggregated globally, multiple impacts of local...

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Details of Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Local Processes and Global Impacts

Exact title of the book
Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Local Processes and Global Impacts
Book author
Eric F. Lambin
Book edition
Hardcover
Number of pages
222 pages
Language
English
Published
May 10th 2006 by Springer
File size (in PDF)
888 kB
Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Local Processes and Global Impacts

Some brief overview of book

This book presents recent estimates on the rate of change of major land classes. Aggregated globally, multiple impacts of local land changes are shown to significantly affect central aspects of Earth System functioning. The book offers innovative developments and applications in the fields of modeling and scenario construction.

Conclusions are also drawn about the most pressing implications for the design of appropriate intervention policies.