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Published by UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • Mexico.

Subjects:

  • Pollution -- United States.,
  • Pollution -- Mexico.,
  • Transboundary pollution.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Mexico.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited, with introductions, by Paul Ganster and Hartmut Walter.
SeriesSpecial studies ;, v. 3, Special studies (UCLA Latin American Center Publications (Firm)) ;, v. 3.
ContributionsGanster, Paul., Walter, Hartmut, 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD180 .E47 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 483 p. :
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2194405M
ISBN 10087903503X
LC Control Number89013404
OCLC/WorldCa20452933

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Environmental issues along the Mexico–United States border illustrate the challenges faced in the management of bi-national distribution of shared resources, limited water supplies, conservation of ecosystems, and pollution. These issues are increased in changes of . United States-Mexico Border XXI Program reports that as many as 85 threatened or endangered species of plants and animals are found in the border area, as well as > . Natural hazards such as earthquakes, landslides and debris flows, wildfires, hurricanes, and intense storm-induced flash floods threaten communities to varying degrees all along the United States–Mexican border. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collaborates with Federal, State, and local agencies to minimize the effects of natural hazards by providing timely, unbiased science information to. In Environmental Hazards and Bioresource Management in the United States-Mexico Borderlands. P. Ganster and , eds. Los Angeles: UCLA Latin American Center Publications.

Some new agencies such as the Border Environment Cooperation Commission, the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission, and the North American Commission on Environmental Cooperation have. Minnich, R.A. Fire suppression in chaparral: what the United States can learn from Mexico. In Environmental Hazards and Bioresource Management in the United States-Mexico Borderlands, eds. P. Ganster, and H. Walter, pp. – Los Angeles: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California. The end of the Cold War profoundly affected the nature of governance at the U.S.-Mexico border. By , as the iron curtain was falling in Europe and the Soviet Union was collapsing, Mexico and the United States moved to deepen their strategic relationship through one of the most avant-garde trade agreements of its time, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Murphy R. Plate tectonics, peninsular effects and the borderlands: herpetofauna of Western North America. In: Ganster P. and Walter H. (eds), Environmental Hazards and Bioresource Management in the United States–México Borderlands. Latin American Center Publications, University of California, Los Angeles, California, pp. –

  Journal Impact Factor List Here is the latest Impact Factor List of provided by the Journal Citation Report (JCR). It contains over Journals. The primary objective of the U.S.-Mexico border project is to provide framework geology through geologic mapping activities to support border-wide science investigations including assessing and evaluating groundwater, energy and mineral, and ecological resources, and identifying and investigating natural hazards, including landslide, earthquake, wildfire, and flood hazards. Latin American Studies, Vol. 55 More Information about this book. Edited, with Introductions, by Paul Ganster and Hartmut Walter Environmental Hazards and Bioresource Management in the United States-Mexico Borderlands pp., Ill., bibl. X Paper $ Available Now. More Information about this book. With an Introduction by.   More information about Mexico is available on the Mexico Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-MEXICO RELATIONS. U.S. relations with Mexico are strong and vital. The two countries share a 2,mile border with 55 active land ports of entry, and bilateral relations between the two have a direct impact on the .