Mathematics for Sustainability

Mathematics for Sustainability

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319766591
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 04/27/2018
Series: Texts for Quantitative Critical Thinking
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 523
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

John Roe is a Professor of Mathematics at Pennsylvania State University, where his research has centered around the Atiyah–Singer index theorem and its generalizations. His contributions to mathematics span research, exposition, and education, with previous books including Winding Around (AMS, 2015) and Lectures on Coarse Geometry (AMS, 2003).

Russ deForest is a mathematician interested in PDE models in mathematical biology. He co-authored this book while completing his Ph.D. at Pennsylvania State University.

Sara Jamshidi researches topics related to learning, cognition, and noisy systems from a mathematical standpoint. She co-authored this book while completing her Ph.D. at Pennsylvania State University.

All three authors are deeply committed to issues of sustainability and empowering students of all disciplines to engage in quantitative conversations surrounding these issues.

Table of Contents

1. Measuring.- 2. Flowing.- 3. Networking.- 4. Changing.- 5. Risking.- 6. Deciding.- 7. Case Studies.- 8. Resources.- List of Figures.- List of Tables.- Bibliography.- Index.

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