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Geospatial Technologies in Environmental Management

  • Nancy Hoalst-Pullen
  • Mark W. Patterson

Part of the Geotechnologies and the Environment book series (GEOTECH, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Wilderness and Wildlife Response

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Mark W. Patterson, Nancy Hoalst-Pullen
      Pages 1-7
    3. Ronald W. Davis, Louis C. Bender, Paul W. Mausel, Leonardo Chapa-Vargas, Richard E. Warner
      Pages 11-28
  3. Glaciers

  4. Wetlands and Watersheds

  5. Human Health and the Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Kevin P. Czajkowski, April Ames, Bhuiyan Alam, Sheryl Milz, Robert Vincent, Wendy McNulty et al.
      Pages 165-186
    3. Gilbert L. Rochon, Joseph E. Quansah, Souleymane Fall, Bereket Araya, Larry L. Biehl, Thierno Thiam et al.
      Pages 187-209
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 211-212

About this book

Introduction

The book explores new approaches and applications of geospatial technologies to understand past, present and future impacts environmental policies and management practices have on the landscape.  From forestry to water use, and from wildlife management to agricultural practices, this collection of case studies examines the application of geospatial technologies in managing natural resources, land use, and environmental systems.  These case studies are current and written by leading international geospatial technology practitioners. They also incorporate the causative and resultant roles of environmental policies and management within a geospatial context. 

The book is scientific and research-oriented, yet appealing to a broad audience interested in environmental applications of geospatial technologies, thus making it an important reference source for the fields of GIS, remote sensing, geography, environmental policy and environmental science.

Keywords

Environmental Management GIS Geoinformationssysteme biodiversity ecosystem geospatial remote sensing

Editors and affiliations

  • Nancy Hoalst-Pullen
    • 1
  • Mark W. Patterson
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. Geography & AnthropologyKennesaw State UniversityKennesawUSA
  2. 2.Dept. Geography & AnthropologyKennesaw State UniversityKennesawUSA

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