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Urban environmental management and technology

Contributor(s): Hanaki, Keisuke [Editor].
Series: cSURUT series: library for sustainable urban regeneration. Publisher: Tokyo Springer Science+Business Media 2008Description: viii, 242 p.ISBN: 9784431783961.Subject(s): Urban ecology (Sociology) | City planning --Environmental aspects | Environmental management | Environmental engineeringDDC classification: 363.70091732 Summary: The importance of urban environmental management in the face of formidable challenges is being increasingly highlighted. This book offers a comprehensive overview of science and policy, with discussion of relevant traditional and contemporary technologies. Considering the complexity of urban environmental management, the book deals with environmental media such as water, waste, and energy from the individual building level to regional and global levels. In three major sections-Water Environment, Material Flow and Risk, Heat and Energy Management-environmental issues, policy needs, and countermeasures from currently available and newly developing technologies are addressed. Authors from a broad spectrum of disciplines, including civil engineering, architecture, and urban environmental engineering, bring together their different perspectives to make this book the first to deal with urban environmental management in a truly holistic manner. For this reason it is well suited to the needs and interests of undergraduate and postgraduate students, academic researchers, policy makers, urban planners, and private practitioners. Source: http://search.barnesandnoble.com
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The importance of urban environmental management in the face of formidable challenges is being increasingly highlighted. This book offers a comprehensive overview of science and policy, with discussion of relevant traditional and contemporary technologies. Considering the complexity of urban environmental management, the book deals with environmental media such as water, waste, and energy from the individual building level to regional and global levels. In three major sections-Water Environment, Material Flow and Risk, Heat and Energy Management-environmental issues, policy needs, and countermeasures from currently available and newly developing technologies are addressed. Authors from a broad spectrum of disciplines, including civil engineering, architecture, and urban environmental engineering, bring together their different perspectives to make this book the first to deal with urban environmental management in a truly holistic manner. For this reason it is well suited to the needs and interests of undergraduate and postgraduate students, academic researchers, policy makers, urban planners, and private practitioners. Source: http://search.barnesandnoble.com

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