Quantifying Environmental Impact Assessments Using Fuzzy Logic / Edition 1

Quantifying Environmental Impact Assessments Using Fuzzy Logic / Edition 1

by Richard B. Shepard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387243984

ISBN-13: 9780387243986

Pub. Date: 06/23/2005

Publisher: Springer New York

Fuzzy logic enables people preparing environmental impact statements to quantify complex environmental, economic and social conditions. This reduces the time and cost of assessments, while producing justifiable results.  See more details below

Overview

Fuzzy logic enables people preparing environmental impact statements to quantify complex environmental, economic and social conditions. This reduces the time and cost of assessments, while producing justifiable results.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387243986
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
06/23/2005
Series:
Springer Series on Environmental Management
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2General principles11
3Scoping23
4Baseline conditions27
5Alternatives35
6Impact assessment39
7Writing the impact statement53
8Moving to the new paradigm57
9Introduction to fuzzy sets and logic63
10Environmental conditions115
11Impact inference and assessment129
12Multi-objective, multi-criteria decision-making167
13Introduction181
14Scoping187
15Baseline environment195
16Project alternatives219
17Results and conclusions245

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