Integrated Analysis of Ecosystem Interactions with Land-Use Change: The Southern Yucatan Peninsular Region

  1. Ruth S. Defries,
  2. Gregory P. Asner and
  3. Richard A. Houghton
  1. Deborah Lawrence1,
  2. Henricus F. M. Vester2,
  3. Diego Pérez-Salicrup3,
  4. J. Ronald Eastman4,
  5. B. L. Turner II4 and
  6. Jacqueline Geoghegan5

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/153GM21

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

How to Cite

Lawrence, D., Vester, H. F. M., Pérez-Salicrup, D., Eastman, J. R., Turner, B. L. and Geoghegan, J. (2004) Integrated Analysis of Ecosystem Interactions with Land-Use Change: The Southern Yucatan Peninsular Region, in Ecosystems and Land Use Change (eds R. S. Defries, G. P. Asner and R. A. Houghton), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/153GM21

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

  2. 2

    El Colegio De La Frontera Sur Unidad Quintana Roo, Chetumal, México

  3. 3

    Centro De Investigaciones En Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México, Morelia, México

  4. 4

    Graduate School of Geography and George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

  5. 5

    Department of Economics and George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

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 to the Region and Study Problem

  • The Coupled Human-Environment System

  • Ecosystem Response

  • Trade-Offs in Ecosystem Services

  • Scalar Issues

  • Conclusions