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State Land Use Controls

David L. Callies

in Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter looks at Hawaiʻi’s comprehensive statewide land use controls. The State Land Use Commission (LUC) manages a system of land district classification distinct from but overlaying the county ... More


Land Use and Land Degradation

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter focuses on the sustainable use of land which is fixed in availability and has competing uses for meeting the requirements of any economy. As agriculture for food supply is the most ... More


Local Planning and Zoning

David L. Callies

in Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter maintains that local zoning never really declined except in the perception of commentators on the land use scene. The “ancien régime” of land use controls is not only alive but ... More


Maps as Tools: Globalism, Regionalism, and the Erosion of Universal Cartography, 1940–1965

William Rankin

in After the Map: Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226339368
eISBN:
9780226339535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226339535.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The International Map of the World was effectively dormant during World War II, and not long after its postwar revival under the umbrella of the United Nations it was drastically reconceived in the ... More


Fenland Teche: Design Methods at Cambridge

Sean Keller

in Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form after Modernism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226496498
eISBN:
9780226496528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496528.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the “design methods” research initiated by Christopher Alexander and pursued with more intellectual rigor by Lionel March at Cambridge University’s Centre for Land Use and ... More


Petromelancholia

Stephanie LeMenager

in Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199899425
eISBN:
9780199347186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899425.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In chapter 3, contemporary petromelancholia—the grieving of conventional oil resources and the pleasures they sustained—answers twentieth-century petroleum aesthetics with testimony from a ... More


Water Quality and Natural Resources in the Green River Basin

Brad D. Lee, Tanja N. Williamson, and Angela S. Crain

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the water quality and resources of the 370-mile-long Green River and the surrounding wetlands, reservoirs, and streams. This river demonstrates the interrelation between ... More


Creative Destruction: Resettling Love Canal and Its Discontents

Richard S. Newman

in Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195374834
eISBN:
9780197562673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195374834.003.0018
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

Although the tenth anniversary of the crisis pictured Love Canal as a thing of the past, the area still inspired dreams of development in the future. That became clear in September 1988, when ... More


Epilogue

Stephanie LeMenager

in Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199899425
eISBN:
9780199347186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899425.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The epilogue offers a speculative nonfiction gloss on the author’s own neighborhood as a vital energy district and some thoughts about future genres of protest


Toward a Unified Framework in Biodiversity Studies

James R. Gosz and Avi Perevolotsky

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0026
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Biodiversity has been defined as the “full variety of life on Earth” (Takacs 1996). Because biodiversity refers to a fundamental property of ecological systems, it continues to develop as a ... More


Sustainability in Arid Grasslands: New Technology Applications for Management

Thomas K. Budge and Arian Pregenzer

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0022
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

As biodiversity, ecosystem function, and ecosystem services become more closely linked with human well-being at all scales, the study of ecology takes on increasing social, economic, and political ... More


10 Linking Species Diversity and Landscape Diversity

Bertrand Boeken and Yarden Oren

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Ecologists generally agree that species diversity is linked to landscape features (Pickett and White 1985, Glenn et al. 1992, Wiens et al. 1993, Rosenzweig 1995, Hoagland and Collins 1997, Ritchie ... More


Introduction: A Framework for Biodiversity Studies

James R. Gosz and Avi Perevolotsky

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Biodiversity is regarded as a scientific concept, a measurable entity, as well as a social–political construct (Gaston 1996, Wilson 1993). The aim of this volume is to develop the scientific basis ... More


13 Unified Framework II Ecosystem Processes: A Link Between Species and Landscape Diversity

Robert Waide and Peter M. Groffman

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The discipline of ecology can be subdivided into several subdisciplines, including community, ecosystem, and landscape ecology. While all the subdisciplines are important to the study of ... More


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