The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management
Copyright © 1997 VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH
Editor(s): D. Brune, D. V. Chapman, M. D. Gwynne, J. M. Pacyna
Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
Print ISBN: 9783527287710
Online ISBN: 9783527619658
About this Book
These two volumes provide an authoritative overview of all the major environmental topics. Focusing on the current 'state of the art' as well as the examination of future perspectives.
The first volume spotlights the basic sciences and environmental exploitation, exploring issues such as global climates, marine pollution, tourism and the environment, chemical time bombs and the ozone layer. The second volume is devoted to preventitive strategies, technology and management. Recommended techniques for environmental monitoring, waste management, responses to oil spills, ecological engineering are described, as are environmental education and international law. Volume 2 highlights strategies for solving 'man-made' environmental problems.
This reference is addressed to scientists and engineers in industry and in academia, government planners and administrators, political scientists, lawyers and economists and promotes understanding between experts in various disciplines.