This book is a result of the Commission on Land-Use/Cover Change of International Geographical Union summer workshop in 2000 held in Japan and Korea, which focused on comparative case studies of land-use/cover changes.
Table of Contents
Part I: Data and Methods: Global Mapping for Land-Use/Cover Change Study: Hiroshi Une, et al.; Dynamic Land Use in the Czech Republic: Data Sources, Research Methods and Compatibility: Ivan Bicik Part II: Urbanization: Spatial Pattern of Suburbanization and Land-Use Change Process: Case Study in Jakarta Suburb: Ernan Rustiadi and Dyah Retno Panuju; Urbanization and Challenges to Sustainable Rural Land Use in India-Comparative Case Study: R.B. Singh; Country Residential Development as Indicated by Building Counts: Case Study for Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Hugh Millward; Land-Use Changes and Land-Use Policies in the Capital Region, South Korea: Manik Hwang Part III: Sustainability of Rural Land Use: Expansion of the Town Center in the Rural Area of Changjiang Delta and its Mechanism: A Case Study of Xishan City, Jiangsu Province, China: Zengmin Ji and Kiyoshi Torii; Sustainable Land Use in Portugal: Ana Firmino; Prospects of Sustainable Agricultural Development in Russia: Elena V. Milanova; The Role of Population Change in Land-Use and Land-Cover Change in Rural Latin America: Uncovering Local Processes Concealed by Macrolevel Data: David L. Carr; Characteristics of Land-Use Changes in the Beijing Metropolitan Area, China: Toshio Kikuchi Part IV: Land Reclamation and Coastal Change: Measuring Spatial Association of Aquacultural Land Use in Taiwan: Bor-Wen Tsai, et al.; Land Reclamation in China from the Early 1950s to th e Late 1990s: Lu Qi, et al.; Land Reclamation Process in Northeast China since 1900: Zhang Bai; Urbanization around Tokyo Bay: Yasuo Masai; Land Reclamation from Tidal Flats in Korea: A Historical Perspective: Manik Hwang Part V: Land-Use Change in Peripheral Areas: Land-Use Change and Regional Development in Hokkaido: Yukio Himiyama; Czech Frontier in the 20th Century: Major Political Shifts Reflected in Changing Land-Use Structure: Vit Step nek; Comparison of Land Use Changes in and outside Biosphere Reserves in Czechia: Bicik, et al.