Urban sprawl is a pervasive phenomenon. Public concern on its potential to degrade the quality of life motivates conservation-oriented land use management as one of the policy priorities for local authorities. My dissertation research contributes to this policy issue by developing a model for nature reserve design, demonstrating the policy application of conservation models to ecosystem-integrated land use management, and by exploring the potential of tax increment financing for open space preservation.Independent variable Econometric Representation planned development Minimum lot size for residential zoned land (square feet) Land quality meature Slope (percentage) Elevation (feet) Soil quality for development Drainage Neighborhoodanbsp;...
|Title||:||Three Essays on Conservation-oriented Community Land Use Management|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|