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Ecological Engineering: Principles and Practice

By: Patrick Kangas

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

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137920 | ISBN: 1566705991
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About this book

Describes concepts and theory and demonstrates their application to constructed ecosystems. It presents highly visible and widespread applications of ecological engineering, including treatment of wetlands, microcosms, composting systems, restoration ecology, soil bioengineering, and invasive species control.


Contents

Introduction. Treatment Wetlands. Soil Bioengineering. Microcosmology. Restoration Ecology. Ecological Engineering for Solid Waste Management. Exotic Species and Their Control. Economics and Ecological Engineering. Conclusions.

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