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United States-Mexico border environmental geographic information system

proceedings of a workshop held in San Diego, California, August 27, 1992

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Published by Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Geographic information systems -- Congresses.,
    • Human ecology -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Human ecology -- Study and teaching -- Mexico -- Congresses.,
    • Environmental protection -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Environmental protection -- Mexico -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Richard D. Wright, George Hepner, Clifton G. Metzner, Jr.
      ContributionsWright, Richard D., 1937-, Hepner, George., Metzner, Clifton G., San Diego State University.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG70.2 .U55 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1228901M
      ISBN 100925613118
      LC Control Number94230208
      OCLC/WorldCa29264274

      Detailed Description. The USGS Boarder Environmental Health Initiative (BEHI) encompasses the entire US-Mexico border region. Details. Image Dimensions: x National Wildlife Refuge Management on the United States/Mexico Border William R. Radke This geographic region is well environment by helping reverse the adverse environmental effects of illegal border activities. Unfortunately, enforcement of illegal activities along the border Cited by: 1.

      Since the early s, the US and Mexican governments began to focus on joint environmental issues in their common border area. The Agreement between the United States of America and the Mexican United States on cooperation for the protection and improvement of the environment in the border area, also known as the La Paz Agreement, was signed. Discussions about the nearly 2,mile-long border separating the United States from Mexico can be heard on a daily basis. Aside from illegal immigration, it doesn’t seem people know much else about it. Here are ten facts about the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s the Most Frequently Crossed International Border in the World More than million [ ].

      The area surrounding the United States–Mexican border is very physically and culturally diverse and cannot be generalized by any single description. To assist in an accurate appraisal and understanding of this remarkable region, the Borderlands team has divided it into eight subareas based on the watershed subareas of the U.S. Geological Survey Border Environmental Health Initiative (http. The United States-Mexico border is mostly unguarded and open. Along part of the border on the United States side, a fence is erected to keep people from crossing into the other country. Most of this fence is ill maintained and proves to be of no hindrance to people wanting to cross the border.


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