Land Use Effects on Streamflow and Water Quality in the Northeastern United States: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Land Use Effects on Streamflow and Water Quality in the Northeastern United States

1st Edition

By Avril L. de la Cretaz, Paul K. Barten

CRC Press

344 pages

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Description

Filling a long-standing need for a desk reference that synthesizes current research, Land Use Effects on Streamflow and Water Quality in the Northeastern United States reviews and discusses the impact of forest management, agriculture, and urbanization. The book provides a gateway to the diverse scientific literature that is urgently needed

Table of Contents

Introduction. Fundamentals of Hydrology. Nutrients, Pesticides, and Metals. The Stream Ecosystem. Riparian Areas and Riparian Buffers. Forest Management and Natural Disturbances. Forest Conversion to Agriculture. Forest Conversion to Urban and Suburban Land Use. Mixed Land Use and Cumulative Effects. Conclusions and Management Implications.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science