Changing Land Use Patterns in the Coastal Zone

Managing Environmental Quality in Rapidly Developing Regions

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ISBN: 978-0-387-28432-3 (Print) 978-0-387-29023-2 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Introduction—The Effects of Changing Land Use Patterns on Marine Resources: Setting a Research Agenda to Facilitate Management

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      Pages 1-19

      Introduction—The Effects of Changing Land Use Patterns on Marine Resources: Setting a Research Agenda to Facilitate Management

  2. Trends in Coastal Population Growth—Policies and Predictions

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      Pages 22-22

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      Pages 23-45

      Trends in Land Use Policy and Development in the Coastal Southeast

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      Pages 47-67

      Predicting Trajectories of Urban Growth in the Coastal Southeast

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      Pages 69-89

      Urban Typology and Estuarine Biodiversity in Rapidly Developing Coastal Watersheds

  3. Coastal Hydrology and Geochemistry

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      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-107

      The Relationship of Hydrodynamics to Morphology in Tidal Creek and Salt Marsh Systems of South Carolina and Georgia

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      Pages 109-137

      The Role of Tidal Wetlands in Estuarine Nutrient Cycling

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      Pages 139-178

      Evaluating the Potential Importance of Groundwater-Derived Carbon, Nitrogen, and Phosphorus Inputs to South Carolina and Georgia Coastal Ecosystems

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      Pages 179-201

      Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, and Estuarine Condition

  4. Contaminants and Their Effects

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      Pages 203-203

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      Pages 205-227

      Chemical Contaminants Entering Estuaries in the South Atlantic Bight as a Result of Current and Past Land Use

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      Pages 229-252

      Models of Coastal Stress: Review and Future Challenges

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      Pages 253-284

      Alternatives to Coliform Bacteria as Indicators of Human Impact on Coastal Ecosystems

  5. Afterword—Managing Coastal Urbanization and Development in the Twenty-First Century: The Need for a New Paradigm

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      Pages 285-299

      Afterword—Managing Coastal Urbanization and Development in the Twenty-First Century: The Need for a New Paradigm