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Assessing the impact of urban sprawl on soil resources in the United States using nighttime "city lights" satellite images and digital soils maps

http://biology.usgs.gov/luhna/chap3.html

Paper from Land Use History of North America giving results of a study to estimate the extent of developed land in the United States and the impact of development on soil resources.

by Imhoff, Marc L.; Stutzer, David; Lawrence, William T.; Elvidge, Christopher; Land Use History of North America Project (Sponsor); and Sisk, Thomas D. (Editor)
Related topics:
Ecology, Environmental assessment, Geography, Land use and land cover, Land use change, Soil resources, Cities
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United States

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