Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation
by Tom Theis, Jonathan Tomkin (eds)
Publisher: Connexions 2012
Number of pages: 643
With this book, first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge -- including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, and the humanities.
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by Sorin Cheval (ed.) - InTech
The book addresses the needs of various users, interested in a better understanding of hazards and their more efficient management. It is a scientific enterprise tackling a variety of natural hazards potentially deriving into disasters.
by Elzbieta Broniewicz - InTech
This book shows many examples of environmental management. The diversity of presented aspects within environmental management and approaching the subject from the perspective of various countries contributes to the development of the research.
by Thomas Elmqvist, et al. - Springer
Urbanization is a global phenomenon and the book emphasizes that this is not just a social-technological process. It is also a social-ecological process where cities are places for nature, and where cities also are dependent on the biosphere.
by Seth Appiah-Opoku (ed.) - InTech
The book discusses such issues as predicting changes in land use pattern, ecological footprint analysis, socioeconomic and behavioral modeling, and flood control approaches. It is an important reference material on environmental management.