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PLATE 1 Average transport cost (Yuan per ton-kilometer).



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Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions PLATE 1 Average transport cost (Yuan per ton-kilometer).

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Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions PLATE 2 Results of transport flow model for rice.

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Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions PLATE 3 The Colonist Footprint: Average deforestation trajectories across cohorts. The cohorts refer to dates when groups of settlers first arrived at this location and the deforestation trajectory is the average area deforested by each group or cohort. Adapted from Brondizio et al. (2002). PLATE 4 Image comparison of land use and land cover in Nang Rong district (bounded by dark irregular line) and a surrounding 10 km buffer area, 1972-1973 and 1997.

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Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions PLATE 5 Finer scale analysis of historic land use change, historic land use, Phase II, for one square mile section around a 200-point survey point

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Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions PLATE 6 Pearl River Delta study area. The upper left inset shows the Guangdong Province within China; the upper right inset pinpoints the study area in relation to the province; the bottom inset is a satellite composite image of sample data from the Landsat Thematic Mapper circa 1992.

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Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions PLATE 7 Red River Delta study area. The left inset shows the study area in relation to the country (Vietnam). The right insetis a satellite composite image from the Landsat Thematic Mapper circa 1992.

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Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions PLATE 8 Location of Wolong Nature Reserve. PLATE 9 Yaqui Valley study region in Northwest Mexico. The satellite image is a three-band color composite from Landsat data. Agriculture and other regions of green vegetation show up as red. Water shows as black or blue and urban or barren land show as grey or white.

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Population, Land Use, and Environment: Research Directions PLATE 10 Survey villages and weather stations used to impute rainfall.