Stochastic and Statistical Methods in Hydrology and Environmental Engineering Effective Environmental Management for Sustainable Development

In this landmark set of papers, experts from around the world present the latest and most promising approaches to both the theory and practice of effective environmental management. To achieve sustainable development, organizations and individual citizens must comply with environmental laws and regu...

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Main Author: Hipel, Keith W.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Fang, Liping (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1994, 1994
Series:Water Science and Technology Library
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In this landmark set of papers, experts from around the world present the latest and most promising approaches to both the theory and practice of effective environmental management. To achieve sustainable development, organizations and individual citizens must comply with environmental laws and regulations. Accordingly, a major contribution of this book is the presentation of original techniques for designing effective environmental policies, regulations, inspection precedures and monitoring systems. Interesting methods for modelling risk and decision making problems are discussed from an environmental management perspective. Moreover, knowledge-based techniques for handling environmental problems are also investigated. Finally, the last main part of the book describes optimal approaches to reservoir operation and control that take into account appropriate multiple objectives. Audience The book is of direct interest to researchers, teachers, students and practitioners concerned with the latest developments in environmental management and sustainable development
Physical Description:XVIII, 462 p online resource
ISBN:9789401730815