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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

GIS Based Determination of Effective Stream Buffers

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According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), nonpoint sources of water pollution (i.e., agriculture, urban runoff, mining, forestry, and construction) are among the leading causes of decreased water quality in the United States. The State of North Carolina recently promulgated stringent regulations governing land use in watersheds and are effectively using GIS as a system for hydraulic models to reinforce new legislation.
North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 2 Issue , Summer 1993, p12-20, bibl, f