by E. Burcu Ozkaraova Gungor
Publisher: InTech 2008
Number of pages: 268
This book on Environmental Technology takes a look at issues such as air, soil and noise pollution problems, environmental quality assessment, monitoring, modeling and risk assessment, environmental health impact assessment, environmental management and environmental technology development. It represents institutional arrangements, financial mechanisms and some sustainable technologies.
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