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Environmental Science for Environmental Management

Textbook

Edited By: Timothy O'Riordan

520 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Aug 1999 | Edition: 2 | #94271 | ISBN: 0582356334
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About this book

This text highlights the importance of environmental management in the global future debate and its applications for the acceptable resolution of international regimes for collective environmental agreements, and effective management at all levels of government. Topics covered include: evaluating environmental impacts; biodiversity; ecosystem management; risk assessment; and international environmental law.


Contents

1. Environmental sciences and sustainable development. 2. The global environmental debate. 3. Environmental politics and policy processes. 4. Environmental economics in environmental management. 5. Biodiversity and ethics. 6. Population, vulnerability and criticality. 7. The global warming debate . 8. Coastal management. 9. River processes and management . 10. Managing the oceans. 11. GIS in environmental science. 12. Soil erosion and land degradation. 13. Groundwater pollution and protection. 14. Marine and estuarine pollution. 15. Urban air pollution and public health. 16. Environmental risk management. 17. Energy politics. 18. Preventing disease. 19. Managing the global commons

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