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Ecology, Impact Assessment, and Environmental Planning (Environmental Science & Technology)

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The first integrated text on applied ecology, ecologicalimpact assessment and environmental planning written by abiological ecologist with extensive experience in bothplanning and geography. Ecology critically reviews currentmethods of assessment and provides the conceptual andmethodological basis for advancing the field. It also offers adetailed discussion of legal and planning issues by reviewingcurrent environmental legislation, discussing risk analysisand decision making techniques, and presenting quantitativeeconomic and non-economic techniques for evaluating ecologicalimpacts.

Table of Contents

Ecological Impact Assessment as a Discipline.

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, PUBLIC POLICY, AND DECISION MAKING.

Environmental Law: Planning Approaches and Ecological Constraints.

Environmental Decision Making.

SUMMARIZING AND EVALUATING IMPACTS.

Quantitative Approaches.

Economic Approaches.

Land.

PREDICTING IMPACTS: THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT.

PREDICTING IMPACTS: THE BIOTA.

Structure and Function of Biological Communities.

Ecotoxicology: Assessing Impacts of Pollutants on Biota.

Sampling and Analysis of Ecological Data.

Species and Landscape Diversity.

Succession and Resilience of Ecosystems.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471808954
Author:
Westman, Walter E.
Publisher:
Wiley-Interscience
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Engineering - Environmental
Subject:
Environmental engineering
Subject:
Land use
Subject:
Environmental impact analysis
Subject:
Land use -- Planning.
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Subject:
Environmental Geoscience
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographies and index.
Series:
Environmental Science and Technology: A Wiley-Interscience Series of Texts and Monographs
Series Volume:
27, pt. 1
Publication Date:
January 1985
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.23x6.19x1.03 in. 1.67 lbs.

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