Managing Environmental Pollution

Managing Environmental Pollution

by Andrew Farmer
     
 

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Presents a comprehensive introduction to the nature of pollution, its impact on the environment, and the practical options and regulatory frameworks for pollution control. Sources of pollution, regulatory controls, technological solutions, management and mitigation techniques and assessment tools, are examined in each key area: air, freshwater, and marine pollution,

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Presents a comprehensive introduction to the nature of pollution, its impact on the environment, and the practical options and regulatory frameworks for pollution control. Sources of pollution, regulatory controls, technological solutions, management and mitigation techniques and assessment tools, are examined in each key area: air, freshwater, and marine pollution, contaminated land and radioactive substances. Illustrated with a worldwide range of case examples this book offers an invaluable up-to-date guide to both the principles and practice of pollution management.

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A text for an introductory graduate or undergraduate course in environmental management, examining the scientific, regulatory, and sociopolitical context in which environmental managers work. Considers a selection of topics as representative and in light of what is covered by other volumes in the series. Takes a media-based approach, treating air, freshwater, marine, and radioactive substances separately. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134760169
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/11/2002
Series:
Routledge Environmental Management
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
281
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Andrew Farmer is a pollution specialist with English Nature. He has a research background in freshwater ecology and air pollution research in the UK and USA.

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