6. Defining Place: The Site

  1. Marty D. Matlock and
  2. Robert A. Morgan

Published Online: 15 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949993.ch6

Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services

Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services

How to Cite

Matlock, M. D. and Morgan, R. A. (2011) Defining Place: The Site, in Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949993.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470345146

Online ISBN: 9780470949993

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Keywords:

  • sites, and ecosystem services of a place - goal in ecological designs, no net loss of ecosystem services;
  • geology of a site, the underlying strata of site - and processes shaping strata;
  • infiltration, major abstraction - from precipitation in a major storm event;
  • Curve Numbers (CN) for Use with National Resource Conservation Service's - stormwater runoff calculation method;
  • biological, hydrological and physical characteristics - reflection of climate of area, biome, ecoregion, watershed and local conditions of site

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Summary

  • Further Readings

  • References