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Land Use Impacts on Water Resources: A Literature Review  

Land Use Impacts on Water Resources: A Literature Review

The present paper proposes a typology of land use impacts on water resources, and attempts to evaluate the importance of each impact type in relation to spatial scale on the basis of a literature review. The paper is structured according to the different types of impact (1) impacts of land use on water resources, (2) land use impacts on hydrologic regime and (3) impacts of land use on water quality. In addition, the paper presents a short review of literature related to spatial and temporal scales in land use change and its impact on water resources.


Uploaded on: Feb 2006
File size: 152 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Research , Watershed Management
Category: Inland Waters

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