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Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
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Barker, David; McGregor, D.F.M.
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Environment and development in the Caribbean: Geographical perspectives
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Kingston, Jamaica
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The Press, University of the West Indies
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1995
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Abstract
Highlights research contributions on the interaction of environmental and human systems in the Caribbean, and the consequences of this interaction for development planning and sustainable resource management. The essays are organized in five sections: Coastal Zone Resource Management; Tourism and Development Planning; Natural Hazards and Disaster Management; Land Resources and Development Planning; and, National Parks in Jamaica: Problems and Prospects. Specific topics covered include soil and beach erosion and conservation; land degradation and hillside farming; natural hazards; management of watersheds, wetlands and irrigation schemes; sustainable tourism; and disaster management and resource conservation.....
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