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- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 149.95
Choosing the optimal management option requires environmental risk managers and decision makers to evaluate diverse, and not always congruent, needs and interests of multiple stakeholders. Understanding the trade-offs of different options as well as their legal, economic, scientific, and technological implications is critical to performing accurate... more...
- IOS Press 2008; US$ 161.00
Increasing frequency and severity of natural disasters in the Republic of Moldova, limited resources for prevention and mitigation of their impact, has increased the level of vulnerability of the population. This publication discusses theoretical knowledge and practical experiences in the area of natural and anthropogenic disasters. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 99.00
Assesses a broad range of human and ecological stressors, and risk management approaches to address those stressors, using chemical risk assessment methods and multi-criteria decision analysis tools. This book discusses the knowledge with regard to stressors and risk management. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 310.00
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a significant, anticipatory, environmental management tool. International debate focuses on its enhancement to meet the challenges of sustainable development as well as demands for scientifically robust integrated and participative decision-making. This handbook hopes to improve practices by contributing an... more...
- WIT Press 2006; US$ 210.00
This book focuses on the problems facing the public and private sectors and the engineering and scientific communities in terms of the decrease of available new land for development purposes. Given the economic and social benefits of brownfields redevelopment, there is a need for guidance on processes that ensure the acceptability and therefore viability... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Despite international initiatives such as the Earth Summit in 1992 and ongoing efforts to implement the Kyoto Protocol, human activities continue to register a destructive toll on the planetary environment. At root, research on global environmental risk seeks new pathways for reversing unsustainable trends, curtailing ongoing destructive activities,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
This timely publication considers recent developments in environmental risk management as they relate to commercial organizations, including risk transfer through insurance. It starts by looking at characterization of risks based on the hazard-pathway-receptor principles, emphasizing the importance of site specific factors. Environmental risks are... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 75.00
Analysing the interaction between energy and climate change mitigation issues requires the adoption of a long-term perspective - looking up to fifty years ahead. The future is, by definition unknown and cannot be predicted, particularly over longer periods. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95
This text explains what constitutes good practice in applying environmental assessment as an environmental management tool. A wide range of case studies and other student text features are employed to demonstrate how the different methods, techniques and disciplines of environmental assessment can be used. The authors address the key concepts for environmental... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 111.00
This book serves as a tool for environmental professionals to produce technically sound and reproducible scientific evidence. It identifies ways to clean up environmental problems in air, water, soil, sediment and living systems. Ethical issues, environmental management, and professionalism, and environmental economic problems are illustrated to assist... more...