1 edition of The relationship between land use and site quality in rural western Puerto Rico found in the catalog.
by Geography Graduate Student Association, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 37-38.
|Statement||by Lori A. Greenstein|
|Series||Occasional publications of the Dept. of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Paper -- no. 14, Occasional publications of the Dept. of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- no. 14.|
|LC Classifications||HD446 .G74|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||38 p. :|
|Number of Pages||38|
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Puerto Rico is an attractive region for urban studies: first, it is a densely populated island where urbanization has occurred under an ineffectual plan of land development that has resulted in uncontrolled urban sprawl (Puerto Rico Vision 1); second, the landscape is in rapid transformation due to urban expansion and forest recovery (Lopez et al.,Helmer, ); and finally, the island Cited by: ern Puerto Rico.
Suburban land use (more than 80 percent natural land cover, more than people per square kilome-ter, and primarily residential) covers 50 percent of the area. Rural land use (more than 80 percent natural land cover, less than people per square kilometer, and primarily activeCited by: 2. Land development, land use, and urban sprawl in Puerto Rico integrating remote sensing and population census data Sebastian Martinuzzi´ a,b,∗, William A.
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Its longest rivers are La Plata, LoÃza, and Arecibo, all draining to the north, and the AÃ±asco, draining to the west. The interaction between the two expanding types of land cover (forest and urban) and the receding agricultural lands is well documented in the municipality of Luquillo in northeastern Puerto Rico, which includes the interface between one of the oldest forest reserves in the Caribbean (Luquillo Experimental Forest) and the urbanized San Juan Cited by: Puerto Rico, in the 1,mile Antilles island chain that reaches from Florida to Venezuela and separates the Caribbean from the Atlantic, is estimated to be million years old.
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