Bringing together a wealth of knowledge, the Handbook of Environmental Management, Second Edition, gives a comprehensive overview of environmental problems, their sources, their assessment, and their solutions. Through in-depth entries, and a topical table of contents, readers will quickly find answers to questions about pollution and management issues. This six-volume set is a reimagining of the award-winning Encyclopedia of Environmental Management, published in 2013, and features insights from more than 500 contributors, all experts in their fields.
The experience, evidence, methods, and models used in studying environmental management is presented here in six stand-alone volumes, arranged along the major environmental systems.
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In this sixth volume, Managing Human and Social Systems, the reader is introduced to all the environmental tools and their application to human and social systems. It explains how these systems function and provides strategies on how to best manage them. It serves as an excellent resource for finding basic knowledge on the human and social systems, and includes important problems and solutions that environmental managers face today. The chapters are contributed by leading experts from around the globe.
Buildings: Climate Change. Community-Based Monitoring: Ngarenanyuki, Tanzania. Developing Countries: Pesticide Health Impacts. Economic Growth: Slower by Design, Not Disaster. Environmental Legislation: Asia. Environmental Legislation: EU Countries Solid Waste Management. Environmental Policy. Environmental Policy: Innovations. Food Quality Protection Act. Food: Cosmetic Standards. Food: Pesticide Contamination. Green Processes and Projects: Systems Analysis. Green Products: Production. Human Health: Consumer Concerns of Pesticides. Human Health: Hormonal Disruption. Human Health: Pesticides. Industrial Waste: Soil Pollution. Industries: Network of Insulation: Facilities, Laws and Regulations. Food: Laws and Regulations. Pesticides: Laws and Regulations. Rotterdam Convention: Laws and Regulations. Soil. LEED-EB: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings. LEED-NC: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for New Construction. Limits to growth - human. Nanomaterials: Regulation and Risk Assessment. Nanoparticles. Nitrogen Trading Tool. Nuclear Energy: Economics. Pest Management. Pest Management: Crop Diversity. Pest Management: Ecological Agriculture. Pest Management: Ecological Aspects. Pest Management: Intercropping. Pest Management: Legal Aspects. Pest Management: Modeling. Pesticide Translocation Control: Soil Erosion. Pesticides. Pharmaceuticals: Treatment. Precision Agriculture: Engineering Aspects. Precision Agriculture: Water and Nutrient Management. Radio Frequency Towers: Public School Placement. Remote Sensing and GIS Integration. Remote Sensing: Pollution. Solid Waste Management: Life Cycle Assessment. Solid Waste: Municipal. Sustainability and Planning. Sustainable Development Goals. Sustainable Development: Ecological Footprint in Accounting.