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Analysis and Management of Watersheds

John A. Dixon

in The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concept of ‘watershed management’ combines two things, namely managing the physical aspects of water resources and managing the socio-economic systems. The problem of watershed management has ... More


Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Brian D. Lee, Daniel I. Carey, and Alice L. Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Kentucky is regarded as one of the most ecologically diverse states in the nation, home to sprawling Appalachian forests, rolling green meadows, and the longest cave system in the world. None of ... More


Language: And the Next Fellow Said …

Colin Shaw

in Deciding What We Watch: Taste, Decency and Media Ethics in the UK and the USA

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159377
eISBN:
9780191673603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159377.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

A lot of what was once considered bad language was so simply because the state decreed as much, for reasons which had more to do with power and politics than with morality. However, in the context of ... More


Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal

Ashley Carse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028110
eISBN:
9780262320467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028110.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book traces the water that flows into and out from the Panama Canal to explain how global shipping is entangled with Panama’s cultural and physical landscapes. By following container ships as ... More


The Hatfield Watershed, 2000–1

Terry Gourvish

in Britain’s Railways, 1997–2005: Labour's Strategic Experiment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199236602
eISBN:
9780191696701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236602.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter begins by examining the performance of the privatized railway from the year 1997 up to the Hatfield accident on 17 October 2000. It then evaluates the political economy of Hatfield and ... More


Stormwater: A Resource for Scientists, Engineers, and Policy Makers

William G. Wilson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364957
eISBN:
9780226365145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365145.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

As a village grows into a city, its surfaces increasingly become covered by materials that prevent rain from soaking into the ground. Even small rainfalls on these impervious surfaces produce high ... More


Forest Use and Misuse

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on the over-exploitation of forest resources for various economic activities, which led to environmental degradation, and discusses how the inclusion of local communities and ... More


Lineage Society

Romila Thapar

in From Lineage to State: Social Formations of the Mid-First Millenium BC in the Ganga Valley

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195626759
eISBN:
9780199080656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195626759.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter talks about the lineage societies of the Rg Vedic and Later Vedic period, which can be located in the western Ganga valley and the Indo-Gangetic watershed. The discussion begins with the ... More


African American Watersheds

Anissa Janine Wardi

in Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter establishes that water—fluid, shifting, and indeterminate—is the material center of this book, and is employed as a framework for theorizing survival and trauma, diasporic and regional ... More


Natural Capital—Taken for Granted but Not Counted

Geoffrey Heal

in Endangered Economies: How the Neglect of Nature Threatens Our Prosperity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180849
eISBN:
9780231543286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180849.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Natural capital – the complex of objects and systems that constitutes the natural environment or the biosphere - plays a fundamental and irreplaceable role in human life, as stories as diverse as the ... More


Wetland Restoration

Joy B. Zedler

in Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247772
eISBN:
9780520932890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247772.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Hands-on experience, accounts in the literature, and several areas of ecological theory can help predict the general course of wetland restoration. There is no cookbook for wetland restoration, nor ... More


Mercury Cycling in Terrestrial Watersheds

James B. Shanley and Kevin Bishop

in Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271630
eISBN:
9780520951396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271630.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses mercury cycling in the terrestrial landscape, including inputs from the atmosphere, accumulation in soils and vegetation, outputs in streamflow and volatilization, and effects ... More


Envoi

Paulina Ochoa Espejo

in On Borders: Territories, Legitimacy, and the Rights of Place

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190074197
eISBN:
9780190074234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074197.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Are borders justified? Who has a right to control them? Where should they be drawn? This short envoi summarizes On Borders, which proposes the Watershed Model, and answers the book’s central ... More


Collaborative Watershed Partnerships in the Epoch of Sustainability

Mark Lubell, William D. Leach, and Paul A. Sabatier

in Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134927
eISBN:
9780262255523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter summarizes the current state of knowledge about the factors influencing the success of watershed partnerships. It begins by discussing a conceptual framework for watershed partnerships ... More


Long-Term Response of a Forest Watershed Ecosystem: Clearcutting in the Southern Appalachians

Wayne T. Swank and Jackson R. Webster (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195370157
eISBN:
9780190267933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370157.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This latest addition to the Long-Term Ecological Research Network series gives an overarching account of the recovery and management of a forest watershed ecosystem. It synthesizes and ... More


Reference to London

A.G. Noorani

in India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070689
eISBN:
9780199081202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070689.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on diplomatic exchanges regarding the so-called ‘no man's land’, which refers to a barren tract between the Chinese and Indian boundaries. It presents correspondence wherein ... More


On Borders: Territories, Legitimacy, and the Rights of Place

Paulina Ochoa Espejo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190074197
eISBN:
9780190074234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074197.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

When are borders justified? Who has a right to control them? Where should they be drawn? People today think of borders as an island’s shores. Just as beaches delimit a castaway’s realm, so borders ... More


Stereoscopic Projection

Ray Zone

in Stereoscopic Cinema & the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124612
eISBN:
9780813134796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124612.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses motion picture projection and presents several images of stereo projectors and the early stereo cameras that were used during the late 19th century. Aside from discussing other ... More


Grassroots Global Governance: Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development

Craig M Kauffman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625733
eISBN:
9780190625757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625733.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

When international agreements fail to solve global problems like climate change, transnational networks attempt to address them by applying global best practices, like Integrated Watershed ... More


Fire in California's Ecosystems

Neil Sugihara (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Fires are both an integral natural process in the California landscape and growing threat to its urban and suburban developments as they encroach on wildlands. This book synthesizes knowledge of the ... More


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