Integrated Land Use and Environmental Models: A Survey of Current Applications and Research

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
9783540005766: Integrated Land Use and Environmental Models: A Survey of Current Applications and Research

This volume is the result of an invited symposium titled "Integrated Land-Use and Environmental Models: A Survey of Current Applications and Research" that was held in October 2000 at Arizona State University. The idea for the symposium arose from a belief held by many academics that we are at the watershed of a new generation of models that are more dynamic, more pragmatic, more interdiscipli­ nary, and more amenable to collaborative decision making. Several academics and professionals engaged in urban research had long realized that domain-specific knowledge was inadequate for understanding and managing urban growth. While interdisciplinary approaches have become critical in most social research, one general area of knowledge that stands out as having the most wide-ranging impact on current urban modeling efforts is the field comprised of environmental sciences and ecology. The symposium offered a forum for academics and professionals engaged in urban and ecological modeling to exchange ideas and experiences, specifically in areas that overlapped urban and environmental issues. The contri­ butions to this volume highlight the progress made in the various efforts to build integrated urban and environmental models. More importantly, each chapter shows how ideas have diffused across disciplinary boundaries to create better policy-relevant models. In addition, this book outlines some promising areas of research that could make important contributions to the field of urban and envi­ ronmental modeling. Integrated thinking about urban and environmental issues has been fundamental to the concept of sustainability.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

The authors of this volume follow four interrelated themes. In the first section "Evolving Definitions - Changing Practices" the fundamental shifts in urban modeling practices are examined in relation to the new theoretical and computational advances in the field. The second section "Ecologic Processes and their Land Use Implications" provides current examples of ecological models that influence land use policy and planning. "Visualization, Representation and Communication" deals exclusively with the science and art of geographic data generation and representation techniques. Finally the section on "Socioeconomic Implications of Transportation and Land Use" examines the traditional domain of urban models from a sociological and environmental perspective and offers new insights on transportation planning.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by Springer
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Paisleyhaze Books
(New Hartford, CT, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3540005765 Springer pictorial hardcover, 2003, sealed in shrink wrap, No marks or damage (New); Bubble-wrapped and mailed in a BOX with free delivery confirmation. Bookseller Inventory # TEC1354

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 74.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Published by Springer
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3540005765 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0897134

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 149.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Subhrajit Guhathakurta
Published by Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH and Co. KG (2003)
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH and Co. KG, 2003. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9783540005766

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 181.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Guhathakurta, Subhrajit
Published by Springer (2016)
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9783540005766_lsuk

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 182.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.17
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

SUBHRAJIT GUHATHAKURTA
Published by Springer (2003)
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, 2003. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9783540005766 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0324168

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 178.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Subhrajit Guhathakurta (Editor)
Published by Springer (2003)
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2003. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX3540005765

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 185.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Subhrajit Guhathakurta
Published by Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH and Co. KG (2003)
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH and Co. KG, 2003. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9783540005766

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 182.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.24
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Published by - -|NU-ING-00697810
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description - -|NU-ING-00697810. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 9783540005766. Bookseller Inventory # NU-ING-00697810

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 218.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.73
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Published by Springer (2003)
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 15
Print on Demand
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, 2003. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Bookseller Inventory # LP9783540005766

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 217.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.27
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Published by Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH Co. KG, Germany (2003)
ISBN 10: 3540005765 ISBN 13: 9783540005766
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository EURO
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH Co. KG, Germany, 2003. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 2003 ed.. 234 x 150 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This volume is the result of an invited symposium titled Integrated Land-Use and Environmental Models: A Survey of Current Applications and Research that was held in October 2000 at Arizona State University. The idea for the symposium arose from a belief held by many academics that we are at the watershed of a new generation of models that are more dynamic, more pragmatic, more interdiscipli- nary, and more amenable to collaborative decision making. Several academics and professionals engaged in urban research had long realized that domain-specific knowledge was inadequate for understanding and managing urban growth. While interdisciplinary approaches have become critical in most social research, one general area of knowledge that stands out as having the most wide-ranging impact on current urban modeling efforts is the field comprised of environmental sciences and ecology. The symposium offered a forum for academics and professionals engaged in urban and ecological modeling to exchange ideas and experiences, specifically in areas that overlapped urban and environmental issues. The contri- butions to this volume highlight the progress made in the various efforts to build integrated urban and environmental models. More importantly, each chapter shows how ideas have diffused across disciplinary boundaries to create better policy-relevant models. In addition, this book outlines some promising areas of research that could make important contributions to the field of urban and envi- ronmental modeling. Integrated thinking about urban and environmental issues has been fundamental to the concept of sustainability. Bookseller Inventory # APC9783540005766

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 326.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.74
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book