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Entropy, Environment and Resources: An Essay in Physico-Economics

By: M Faber, H Niemes and G Stephan

205 pages, 33 figs

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #45394 | ISBN: 3540589848
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This book analyses environmental protection and resource use in a comprehensive framework where not only economic but also natural scientific aspects are taken into consideration.


Contents

Contents: Environmental Protection: An Introduction to Dynamic Models of the Environment * A Disaggregated Environment-Capital Model * Entropy and the Use of the Environment: The Notion of Entropy * Using the Entropy Approach to Characterize the Environment as a Supplier of Resources * The Use of Scarce Resources with Decreasing Resource Concentration: The Integration of the Resource Problem into a Disaggregated Capital Model * Replacement of Techniques over Time * Environmental Protection and Resources: Interdependencies Between Environmental Protection and Resource Use Exemplified for Recycling and Deposition.

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