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Influences on Riparian System Structure

Frederic H. Wagner

in Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Early photographs and historical accounts show northern-range aquatic areas bordered by dense riparian-shrub stands. Browsing impacts were first reported in 1914, followed by heavy impacts, then ... More


The South Coast Desert

David Beresford-Jones

in The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264768
eISBN:
9780191754005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264768.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter describes the area of interest — the basins of the lower Ica Valley on the Peruvian south coast — which lies within one of the world's oldest and driest deserts. It starts by examining ... More


Deforestation

David Beresford-Jones

in The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264768
eISBN:
9780191754005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264768.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The loss of riparian woodland recorded in the archaeological and geomorphological records of the basins of the lower Ica Valley is but one early part of a larger and still ongoing history of the ... More


The Sonoran Desert: An Ethnoecological Analogue?

David Beresford-Jones

in The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264768
eISBN:
9780191754005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264768.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The relationship between humans and the genus Prosopis in the arid lands of the New World is almost as ancient as human occupation itself. This chapter explores this in one particular part of these ... More


The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Anthony Scott

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book reacts to an economic literature which relies on theory to explain property rights. To correct this truistic approach the book traces the actual evolution by examining when, where, and how ... More


Evolution of Water Law

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines Indian water law as it developed over the years before the introduction of the current water law reforms. It focuses on issues related to access to and control over water which ... More


The Common Law of Riparian Rights 1580–1750

JOSHUA GETZLER

in A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses conceptions of water law in the 15th and 16th centuries. Topics covered include the use of the maxim sic utere tuo ut alienum non laedas to explain natural rights, protection ... More


Introduction

JOSHUA GETZLER

in A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the significance of the riparian doctrine. It then considers the dualist and functionalist relationship of law and economy. The chapter ... More


The Establishment of Modern Riparian Doctrine

JOSHUA GETZLER

in A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the influence of civilian and American riparian doctrine in the 19th century. It then discusses the rights to underground watercourses, and the assignability ... More


Conclusion

JOSHUA GETZLER

in A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter argues that the history of English riparian law is a story of the evolution of institutions and agencies able effectively to enforce the norms of commons management. Those norms and ... More


Lux v. Haggin: Reclaiming the San Joaquin from Nature

David Igler

in Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the importance of land reclamation practices in bringing order and productivity to the land, explaining that land reclamation rapidly accelerated in California under the ... More


Empire of the Danube: The Geography of Habsburg Power

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the Habsburg Monarchy’s physical environment, how it influenced Habsburg perceptions of space, and the vulnerabilities and advantages that it created in competition with other ... More


Where They Live and Why: Habitat Requirements

Dietland Müller-Schwarze

in The Beaver: Its Life and Impact

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450105
eISBN:
9780801460869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450105.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses a beaver's habitat requirements. In an otherwise arid environment, beavers can thrive if watercourses provide riparian vegetation. Ths is the case in Arizona where cattails, ... More


Constructing Nature

Philip C. Brown

in Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter challenges some common understandings of Asian and Japanese societies' relationship to the natural environment. It begins with a consideration of natural forces that shaped the Echigo ... More


Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan

Daniel Haines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190648664
eISBN:
9780190686529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648664.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Indus Waters Treaty is considered a key example of India–Pakistan cooperation, but less has been said about its critical influence on state-making in both countries. This book reveals the ... More


Grazing Ecology of California Grasslands

Randall D. Jackson and James W. Bartolome

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the effects of grazing in California's grasslands, oak savanna understory vegetation, and associated herbaceous riparian areas, providing a brief history of grazing in ... More


Gambling at the Water Table

Andrew Ross

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Of all the livelihoods made possible by land development, Cory Breternitz’s job was one of the more peculiar. He was paid to do archaeological excavations by people ... More


Streams and Dreams and Cross-site Studies

Sherri L. Johnson

in Long-Term Ecological Research: Changing the Nature of Scientists

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199380213
eISBN:
9780197562949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199380213.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The influence of the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program on my science has been to broaden my scope through exposure to long-term research and to ... More


Long-Term Ecological Research on the Urban Frontier: Benefiting from Baltimore

Steward T. A. Pickett

in Long-Term Ecological Research: Changing the Nature of Scientists

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199380213
eISBN:
9780197562949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199380213.003.0019
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program has made me a more effective scientist because I have had to learn about disciplines that are very distant ... More


A Glimpse of the Tropics Through Odum’s Macroscope

Ariel E. Lugo

in Long-Term Ecological Research: Changing the Nature of Scientists

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199380213
eISBN:
9780197562949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199380213.003.0040
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The philosophy of research in the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program expanded what I learned in graduate school from H. T. Odum by providing an ... More


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