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Engineering within ecological constraints [electronic resource] / edited by Peter C. Schulze.

Contributor(s): Schulze, Peter C | National Academy of Engineering.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996Description: 1 online resource (vi, 213 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0585158754 (electronic bk.); 9780585158754 (electronic bk.).Other title: Ecological constraints.Subject(s): Ecological engineering | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- General | Environnement -- Protection | Gestion de l'environnement | Technik | Umweltvertr�aglichkeitGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Engineering within ecological constraints.DDC classification: 628 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Overview and Perspectives / Peter C. Schulze, Robert Frosch and Paul G. Risser -- Determining the Balance Between Technological and Ecosystem Services / John Cairns, Jr. -- Engineering Resilience versus Ecological Resilience / C.S. Holling -- A Scalar Approach to Ecological Constraints / Bryan G. Norton -- A Perspective on the Relationship Between Engineering and Ecology / Robert Herman -- Designing Sustainable Ecological Economic Systems / Robert Costanza -- Ecological Integrity and Ecological Health Are Not the Same / James R. Karr -- Ecological Engineering: A New Paradigm for Engineers and Ecologists / William J. Mitsch -- Why Aren't All Engineers Ecologists? / Albert H. Wurth, Jr. -- Engineering for Development in Environmentally Sensitive Areas: Oil Operations in a Rain Forest / June Lindstedt-Siva, Lou C. Soileau IV, Dilworth W. Chamberlain and Martin L. Wouch.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Overview and Perspectives / Peter C. Schulze, Robert Frosch and Paul G. Risser -- Determining the Balance Between Technological and Ecosystem Services / John Cairns, Jr. -- Engineering Resilience versus Ecological Resilience / C.S. Holling -- A Scalar Approach to Ecological Constraints / Bryan G. Norton -- A Perspective on the Relationship Between Engineering and Ecology / Robert Herman -- Designing Sustainable Ecological Economic Systems / Robert Costanza -- Ecological Integrity and Ecological Health Are Not the Same / James R. Karr -- Ecological Engineering: A New Paradigm for Engineers and Ecologists / William J. Mitsch -- Why Aren't All Engineers Ecologists? / Albert H. Wurth, Jr. -- Engineering for Development in Environmentally Sensitive Areas: Oil Operations in a Rain Forest / June Lindstedt-Siva, Lou C. Soileau IV, Dilworth W. Chamberlain and Martin L. Wouch.

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