Land Use Change and Human Health

  1. Ruth S. Defries,
  2. Gregory P. Asner and
  3. Richard A. Houghton
  1. Jonathan A. Patz1 and
  2. Douglas E. Norris2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/153GM13

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

How to Cite

Patz, J. A. and Norris, D. E. (2004) Land Use Change and Human Health, in Ecosystems and Land Use Change (eds R. S. Defries, G. P. Asner and R. A. Houghton), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/153GM13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), Nelson Institute For Environmental Studies and the Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

  2. 2

    The W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

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

  • Urbanization and Urban Sprawl

  • Arthropod-Borne Disease

  • Conclusion