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assessment of relationships between urban road developments and wildlife corridors: a review.

B. J. Cockrean

assessment of relationships between urban road developments and wildlife corridors: a review.

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 1993.

ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Planning., Oxford Brookes University. School of Biological and Molecular Sciences.
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Commercial property values and the relationship between the explanatory variables of the road network in Ikeja Nigeria. Statement of the Research Problem The relationship between transportation and urban property values has been the focus of many studies (for example, Dewees, ; Damm et al, ; Wolf, ; Singh, ).File Size: 1MB.

The corridor function differs with respect to the surrounding landscape: A) Open, agricultural landscapes: richly vegetated verges can provide a valuable habitat for wildlife.

Wildlife corridors can help maintain landscape connectivity but novel methods must be developed to assess regional structural connectivity quickly and cheaply so as to determine where expensive and time-consuming surveys of functional connectivity should occur.

We use least-cost methods, the most accurate and up-to-date land conversion dataset for East Africa, and interview data on wildlife Cited by: 7. The urban transportation system is the engine of the economic activities in all-urban communities all over the world, and consequently sustains livelihood of the people living in them.

Typical urban transportation facilities include railways, waterways, airways and roads. Among these, the big proportion consists of roads. - Identify and promote wildlife corridor linkages. The Wildlife Corridor Strategy aims to achieve the above actions through the establishment of an integrated network of wildlife corridors linking local bushland reserves and regional conservation reserves.

The Wildlife Corridor Strategy is an important, long-term. Simply defined, a wildlife corridor is a protected route that allows wildlife to move safely between areas of suitable habitat. In the Banff area, corridors are typically narrow, funnel-shaped tracts of land between the developed areas and the steep mountain slopes.

Urban development that is dispersed in this way can influence the connectivity of forests and natural areas without drastically changing their portion of urban areas.

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Parks proved greenery, scenic beauty, freedom of movement, and recreation. They also keep ecological processes functioning by regulating climate, producing oxygen, filtering air and water pollutants, and providing habitats for wildlife.

an ecosystem. Urban development mostly has a negative effect on water quality. Urban development reduces the uptake of water, which causes water in urban areas to collect chemicals and pollutants.

This takes the chemical pollutants to larger bodies of water, such as streams or ponds, and damages the water Size: 2MB. ridges, urban open space, river corridors and wildlife corridors (see Chapters 2 and 3 in this Handbook for more information on planning and development in the ACT and Chapter 4 for information on environmental assessment at both the strategic and individual development.

Most of the urban development and more than one-third of the transportation infrastructure expected to exist by are not yet built (3, 4). Nine-tenths of all road construction in the coming 40 y is expected to occur in developing nations (3, 4) and to be aimed at improving the conditions of large human populations with low average by: Altogether 7 Environmental Reports and 16 Environmental Impact Statements on road or railway projects, plans or programs produced between and in Sweden and the UK were reviewed ().We chose reports and Impact statements from to minimize the risk of reviewing EIS/ERs already reviewed by other authors, and because no review articles on this subject Cited by: "The Risk & Resilience Assessment has become the primary diagnostic tool by which to inform and shape FCV-sensitivity in country strategies." The review synthesizes the most recent academic and development literature to obtain a broad understanding of the root causes of FCV risk factors (see figure 1) embedded in the country’s historical realities, and in regional and /5.

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proposed road project at Dignams Creek on the Princes Highway, 20km south of Narooma. Roads and Maritime recently released a Review of Environmental Factors [REF] the environmental detailing impacts of the proposed road project. The Roads and Maritime received a submission from the Gulaga. fish and other wildlife.

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This updated document, Guidelines for the Visual Impact Assessment of Highway Projects, is the synthesis of this previous work.

The new FHWA VIA guidelines strive to use common concepts and terms. The new guidelines recommend engaging the public to a higher degree than earlier VIA methods, to achieve a better understanding of how people define. anthropogenic development; birds; Europe; mammals; road-effect zone; Habitat loss and degradation are the primary drivers of the decline and extinction of wildlife populations in terrestrial ecosystems (), with the main precursors of these impacts being roads and human settlements ().If current trends continue, byurban areas will increase by million km Cited by: An Assessment of Traffic Congestion and Its Effect on Productivity in Urban Ghana Takyi Harriet Department of Sociology and Social Work Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi, Ghana.

Kofi Poku Department of Marketing and Corporate Strategy School of Business Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi, Ghana. Four factors are important in examining the relationship between transportation and economic development: (a) relevant type of transportation investment, (b) data necessary to analyze the economic effect of the investment, (c) appropriate methodology to analyze the economic effect, and (d) the proper dissemination of the results and education of.

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A summary of the environmental impacts of roads, management responses, and research gaps: A literature review Patrick Daigle1 Abstract There are an estimated – km of unpaved resource roads in British Columbia. These roads are used for forest, mineral, and energy development, commercial and public recreation, and in some.

Raploch Urban Regeneration Company on the demotion of an A road to a B road 2 How HIA can be used in a greenspace policy context 14 The development of a health and wellbeing impact assessment (HWIA)File Size: 1MB.

Compton Road Wildlife Corridor. Griffith University’s Professor Darryl Jones is an expert in urban ecology and wildlife management. For more than a decade he has been at the forefront of world-leading strategies to protect wildlife from the negative impacts of our roads and minimise the risk to people from motor vehicle accidents.

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Greenways often follow natural land or water features, and link nature preserves, parks' cultural features and historic sites with each other and with populated areas.

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This should go handin hand with the promotion of energy efficient technologies in production and consumption systems. 1. Introduction. Contemporary ecological models of health have evolved to prominently feature the natural environment as fundamental to the ecosystem services that support human life and health [].In these models, the biosphere, landscape, and natural environment are the foundation of health and well-being (e.g., Figure 1) [2,3].Despite this, the Cited by: Supplement to Jan.

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Nature now includes the urban and the toxic, super storms and novel ecosystems. Design with nature forges relationships with off-gassing landfills, rising seas, and lethal plumes, alongside remnant prairies, old growth forests, and quaking bogs.

These are all part of our nature, which is inseparable from our history and culture. In recent decades, an increasing number of highway construction and reconstruction projects have included mitigation measures aimed at reducing wildlife-vehicle collisions and maintaining habitat connectivity for wildlife.

The most effective and robust measures include wildlife fences combined with wildlife underpasses and overpasses. The 39 wildlife Cited by: 2. The Modjo –Hawassa road project is a continuation of Government efforts to improve the standard of Trans-East African Highway as a member of COMESA countries and its import-export corridors to minimize the cost of its transit traffic.

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The benefits derived from constructing wildlife crossings to extend wildlife migration corridors over and under major roads appear to outweigh the costs of construction and maintenance. One study estimates that adding wildlife crossings to a road project is a % increase in the total cost of the project (Bank et al.

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