An Integrated Approach to Environmental Management by Dibyendu Sarkar, Rupali Datta, Avinandan Mukherjee, Robyn

By Dibyendu Sarkar, Rupali Datta, Avinandan Mukherjee, Robyn Hannigan

Covers the latest themes within the box of environmental administration and offers a huge specialize in the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of environmental management

  • Provides an updated survey of the sector from the point of view of alternative disciplines
  • Covers the subject of environmental administration from a number of views, particularly, ordinary sciences, engineering, enterprise, social sciences, and techniques and instruments perspectives
  • Combines either educational rigor and useful procedure via literature reports and theories and examples and case stories from assorted geographic parts and coverage domains
  • Explores neighborhood and international problems with environmental administration and analyzes the position of assorted participants within the environmental administration process
  • Chapter contents are thoroughly proven with a variety of photographs, charts, graphs, and tables, and followed by means of a close reference checklist for additional readings

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9 Aid workers carrying supplies past a collapsed building in San Francisco’s Marina District in the aftermath of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. 8). Photo: California Conservation Corps (2013). 10 A series of three aerial images showing the landslide‐prone coastal district of Daly City, California, where the San Andreas Fault Zone (SAFZ, traced approximately in orange) inter­ sects the Pacific coast. (a) Taken in 1956, prior to the construction of the housing developments. The major landslide along the SAFZ southeast of the fault’s intersection with the ocean appears dark gray.

All types of terrestrial surface water bodies may be afflicted by industrial and urban pollution. Eutrophication (excess of aquatic nutrients) of lakes, reservoirs, and lagoons can pro­ duce noxious algal blooms. In the case of these important water resources, effective environmental management, as always, would both protect the environment from undue anthropogenic pressure and reduce environmental risks to inhabitants. 1 Flooding Hazards In 1955, Hurricanes Connie and Diane struck the northeastern United States several days apart.

1999). However, long‐term success may be elusive. 20 Satellite view of Mono Lake, California, and environs in July 1999. In the false‐ color scheme employed, water appears black, the bare desert surface appears tan shading to mauve in the dry outer margins of the lake bed, vegetation appears green, patches of snow lingering on the high Sierra Nevada mountain peaks along the west side are turquoise blue, and clouds appear white. The shrinkage of the lake due to declining water levels is most visible on its northeastern margin.

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