Introduction to Watershed Development: Understanding and Managing the Impacts of Sprawl presents a logical framework to measure, minimize, and manage the problem of development from a viewpoint of understanding the responses of watersheds and their inhabitants to this stress. This book is the author's distinctive and extremely well-informed perspective, culled from his many years of scientific research, environmental scholarship, professional consulting, and academic teaching.
Robert L. France, associate professor of Landscape Ecology, at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design / Landscape Architecture, is one of the world's leading authorities on watershed management.
Chapter 1 1. Seeking the Connection Chapter 2 2. Setting the Agenda Chapter 3 3. Surveying the Effects Chapter 4 4. Exploring Choice Chapter 5 5. Establishing "Enough" Chapter 6 6. Examining Sites Chapter 7 7. Engaging Time Chapter 8 8. Framing Sites Chapter 9 9. Functioning Art Chapter 10 10. Fixing Homes (capes) Chapter 11 11. Application