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Booth, D. 2000. Forest Cover, Impervious Surface Area, and the Mitigation of Urbanization Impacts in King County, WA. King County Water and Land Resource Division. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
forest, impacts, impervious, Management, urban
This paper explores urbanization of the Puget Sound region to emphasize the scientific framework for evaluating consequences of urban development on the aquatic systems. The area was recently designated with ESA-listed species, bringing new focus to the environmental degradation. The paper provides a history of King County, WA’s surface water management, its mitigation efforts, and the outcomes.