Groundwater Depletion and Agricultural Land Use Change in Wichita County, Kansas

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dc.contributor.author Kettle, Nathan
dc.contributor.author Harrington, Lisa M.B.
dc.contributor.author Harrington, John A., Jr.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-14T19:29:29Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-14T19:29:29Z
dc.date.issued 2010-09-14T19:29:29Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/4947
dc.description.abstract Though researchers have documented groundwater and land use changes in the High Plains, few studies have investigated their interactions. This paper examines the relationship between groundwater depletion and agricultural land use change in greater detail than previous studies. Water well measurements and satellite imagery were used to detect changes in groundwater and land cover in Wichita County, Kansas, between 1975 and 2001. Analysis of these changes using GIS indicated that areas experiencing the greatest decline in groundwater were indeed being removed from irrigation, while areas with limited groundwater decline were experiencing fewer land use changes. en_US
dc.relation.uri http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9272.2007.00609.x/abstract en_US
dc.rights This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article: Kettle, N., L.M.B. Harrington, and J.A. Harrington, Jr. 2007. Groundwater depletion and agricultural land use change in the High Plains: A case study from Wichita County, Kansas. The Professional Geographer 59(2):221-235, which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9272.2007.00609.x/abstract en_US
dc.subject High Plains en_US
dc.subject Groundwater en_US
dc.subject Land use en_US
dc.subject Remote sensing en_US
dc.subject Kriging en_US
dc.title Groundwater Depletion and Agricultural Land Use Change in Wichita County, Kansas en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2007 en_US
dc.citation.doi DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9272.2007.00609.x en_US
dc.citation.epage 235 en_US
dc.citation.issue 2 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle The Professional Geographer en_US
dc.citation.spage 221 en_US
dc.citation.volume 59 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid lbutlerh en_US

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