Predicting The Effect Of Local Land Use Regulations On Biodiversity In The Western United States
AbstractA leading cause of biodiversity decline is the habitat destruction associated with urban development. We use a database of county-level land use regulations to analyze the effects of local land use regulations on land use changes. We use the results of this analysis and a species-habitat associations matrix to conduct simulations that relate changes in local land use regulations to changes in biodiversity through predicted changes in land use.
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