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Landscape Planning Environmental Applications

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ISBN-10: 0471485837

ISBN-13: 9780471485834

Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: William M. Marsh

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Increasingly landscape planning requires an understanding of how the landscape functions. Marsh's book provides a unique integration of landscape architecture, forestry, ecology, and geography. This Fourth Edition incorporates the rapid expansions taking place in the field. It addresses several topics of concern in both public and private sectors such as flooding wetlands, species conservation, and groundwater. Readers will also discover how physical geography, planning, and landscape architecture relate to environmental problems and issues. * An overview of environmental topics as applied to development, land use, and environmental problems of the landscape * Focuses on landscape processes, systems, forms, and analysis * Places greater emphasis on urban environments and site-scale problems * Arms the reader with a collection of best management practices, which can be applied in the field * Presents updated case studies that examine planning and design problems
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Book details

List price: $119.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/24/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.156
Language: English

An Introduction to the Book and the Field
Landscape Planning: Roots, Problems, and Content
The Physiographic Framework of the United States and Canada
Landscape Form and Function in Planning
Topography, Slopes, and Land Use Planning
Soil, Land Use Suitability, and Waste Disposal
Soils and Wastewater Disposal Systems
Groundwater, Land Use, and Aquifer Protection
Stormwater Discharge, Water Management, and Landscape Change
Watersheds, Drainage Nets, and Land use
Streamflow, River Valleys, and Flood Hazard
Water Quality, Runoff, and Land Use
Soil Erosion, Land Use, and Stream Sedimentation
Best Management Practices, Watersheds, and Development Sites
Streams, Channel Forms, and the Riparian Landscape
Shoreline Processes, Sand Dunes, and Coastal Zone Management
Sun Angles, Solar Heating, and Environment
Microclimate, Air Pollution, and Urban Environment
Ground Frost, Permafrost, Land Use, and Environment
Vegetation, Land Use, and Environmental Assessment
Landscape Ecology, Land Use, and Habitat Conservation Planning
Wetlands, Habitat, and Land Use Planning
Glossary
U.S. and Canadian Soil Classification Systems
Landforms and Soil Materials and Their Drainage Characteristics
U.S. Raw Surface Water Standards for Public Water Supplies
U.S. National Air Quality Standards
U.S. Noise Standards
Common and Scientific Names of North American Wetland Plants