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Understanding and Solving Environmental Problems in the 21st Century: Toward a New, Integrated Hard Problem Science

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The aim of this book is to encourage integration of the natural and social sciences with the policy and design-making community, and thereby develop a deeper understanding of complex environmental problems. Its fundamental themes are:

• integrated modeling and assessment

• complex, adaptive, hierarchical systems

• ecosystem services

• science and decision-making

• ecosystem health and human health

• quality of life and the distribution of wealth and resources.

This book will act as a state of the art assessment of integrated environmental science and its relation to real world problem solving. It is aimed not only at the academic community, but also as a sourcebook for managers, policy makers, and the informed public. It deals both with the state of the science and the level of consensus among scientists on key environmental issues.

The concepts underlying this book were developed at the 2nd EcoSummit workshop held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, June, 2000, with active participation from all delegates, and attempts to present their collective view.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780080441115
Author:
Costanza, R.
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology
Editor:
Jorgensen, S. E.
Editor:
J&oslash Rgensen, S. E.
Author:
rgensen, Costanza, R., S.E.
Author:
J&oslash
Location:
Amsterdam
Subject:
Environmental sciences
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
103-30
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
346
Dimensions:
8.86 x 5.91 in

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