DeVoe, M. Richard

Changing Land Use Patterns in the Coastal Zone

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Table of contents

1. Introduction—The Effects of Changing Land Use Patterns on Marine Resources: Setting a Research Agenda to Facilitate Management
M. Richard DeVoe, G. S. Kleppel

Part I. Trends in Coastal Population Growth—Policies and Predictions

2. Trends in Land Use Policy and Development in the Coastal Southeast
G. S. Kleppel, Robert H. Becker, Jeffery S. Allen, Kang Shou Lu

3. Predicting Trajectories of Urban Growth in the Coastal Southeast
Jeffery S. Allen, Kang Shou Lu

4. Urban Typology and Estuarine Biodiversity in Rapidly Developing Coastal Watersheds
G. S. Kleppel, Dwayne E. Porter, M. Richard DeVoe

Part II. Coastal Hydrology and Geochemistry

5. The Relationship of Hydrodynamics to Morphology in Tidal Creek and Salt Marsh Systems of South Carolina and Georgia
Jackson O. Blanton, Francisco Andrade, M. Adelaide Ferreira

6. The Role of Tidal Wetlands in Estuarine Nutrient Cycling
Hank N. McKellar, Delma Bratvold

7. Evaluating the Potential Importance of Groundwater-Derived Carbon, Nitrogen, and Phosphorus Inputs to South Carolina and Georgia Coastal Ecosystems
Samantha B. Joye, Deborah A. Bronk, Dirk J. Koopmans, Willard S. Moore

8. Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, and Estuarine Condition
Lawrence R. Pomeroy, Wei-Jun Cai

Part III. Contaminants and Their Effects

9. Chemical Contaminants Entering Estuaries in the South Atlantic Bight as a Result of Current and Past Land Use
Richard F. Lee, Keith A. Maruya

10. Models of Coastal Stress: Review and Future Challenges
Thomas C. Siewicki

11. Alternatives to Coliform Bacteria as Indicators of Human Impact on Coastal Ecosystems
Marc E. Frischer, Peter G. Verity

12. Afterword—Managing Coastal Urbanization and Development in the Twenty-First Century: The Need for a New Paradigm
Geoffrey I. Scott, A. Frederick Holland, Paul A. Sandifer


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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