Land Use, Land Cover, and Climate Change Across the Mississippi Basin: Impacts on Selected Land and Water Resources

  1. Ruth S. Defries,
  2. Gregory P. Asner and
  3. Richard A. Houghton
  1. Jonathan A. Foley1,
  2. Christopher J. Kucharik1,
  3. Tracy E. Twine1,
  4. Michael T. Coe1 and
  5. Simon D. Donner2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/153GM19

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

How to Cite

Foley, J. A., Kucharik, C. J., Twine, T. E., Coe, M. T. and Donner, S. D. (2004) Land Use, Land Cover, and Climate Change Across the Mississippi Basin: Impacts on Selected Land and Water Resources, in Ecosystems and Land Use Change (eds R. S. Defries, G. P. Asner and R. A. Houghton), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/153GM19

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

  2. 2

    Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

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

  • How are Land use and Land Cover Changing in the Mississippi?

  • How Are Crop Yields in the Basin Changing?

  • How is the Hydrology of the Basin Changing?

  • How is the Water Quality of the Basin Changing?

  • What Have we Learned so Far?