Monitoring environmental impact in the Upper Sonoran Lifestyle: a new tool for rapid ecological assessment.


Characterized by expensive housing, high socioeconomic status, and topographic relief, Upper Sonoran Lifestyle communities are found primarily along the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area. Communities like these sprawl into the wildlands in the United States Southwest, creating a distinct urban fringe. This article, through… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00267-008-9212-5

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