Effects of Urbanization on Nutrient Biogeochemistry of Aridland Streams

  1. Ruth S. Defries,
  2. Gregory P. Asner and
  3. Richard A. Houghton
  1. Nancy B. Grimm2,
  2. J. Ramón Arrowsmith3,
  3. Chris Eisinger3,
  4. James Heffernan1,
  5. Amanda Macleod3,
  6. David B. Lewis2,
  7. Lela Prashad3,
  8. Tyler Rychener1,
  9. W. John Roach1 and
  10. Richard W. Sheibley1

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/153GM11

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

How to Cite

Grimm, N. B., Arrowsmith, J. R., Eisinger, C., Heffernan, J., Macleod, A., Lewis, D. B., Prashad, L., Rychener, T., Roach, W. J. and Sheibley, R. W. (2004) Effects of Urbanization on Nutrient Biogeochemistry of Aridland Streams, in Ecosystems and Land Use Change (eds R. S. Defries, G. P. Asner and R. A. Houghton), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/153GM11

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

  2. 2

    Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

  3. 3

    Department of Geological Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

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

  • Land-Use Change and Streams

  • Five Key Characteristics of Aridland Streams

  • Are Urban Desert Streams Similar or Different in these Five Characteristics?

  • Summary of Comparisons and Conclusions