Landscape planning: environmental applications
An overview of environmental topics as applied to problems of development, land use, and various environmental problems of the landscape. This book addresses several key topics of concern—flooding wetlands, species conservation, groundwater—in both public and private sectors and provides easy access to the concepts, problems, and analytic techniques of the field.
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