Impacts of Agriculture on Aquatic Ecosystems in the Humid United States

  1. Ruth S. Defries,
  2. Gregory P. Asner and
  3. Richard A. Houghton
  1. Kenneth W. Potter,
  2. Jamie C. Douglas and
  3. Edmund M. Brick

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/153GM04

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

How to Cite

Potter, K. W., Douglas, J. C. and Brick, E. M. (2004) Impacts of Agriculture on Aquatic Ecosystems in the Humid United States, in Ecosystems and Land Use Change (eds R. S. Defries, G. P. Asner and R. A. Houghton), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/153GM04

Author Information

  1. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904184

Online ISBN: 9781118665985

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Keywords:

  • Land use—Decision making—Case studies;
  • Environmental degradation—Case studies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Immediate Impacts of Agricultural Development

  • Delayed Impacts of Agriculture Development

  • Modern Agriculture

  • Soil Conservation

  • Legacies of Pre-Conservation Agriculture

  • Addressing the Legacies