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Land Use History of North America
This book describes the historical and ongoing changes in land use and land cover for several regions around the U.S. Issues which are addressed include the types of changes that are occurring now and how fast they are occurring; a comparison of these changes with those in the past; and the consequences for future environmental quality and the habitability of the planet.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Book
Subject:
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
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Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-020
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Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
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Educational Resources
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