Paradigms lost : learning from environmental mistakes, mishaps, and misdeeds

TitleParadigms lost : learning from environmental mistakes, mishaps, and misdeeds
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsVallero, DA
Paginationxxxii, 563 p.
Place PublishedBoston
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0750678887 (hard cover alk. paper)
Accession Number5109382
Call NumberEngineering 363.7; V243p
KeywordsCumulative , Cumulative effects assessment (Environmental assessment) , ENVIRONMENTAL , Environmental education History.
AbstractThis book contains a large number of case studies about environmental mistakes and disasters in engineering. Each case includes a scientific explanation of what went wrong, and how similar problems could be avoided in the future. The volume discusses issues such as ethics, risks, and reliability, how pollutants move through the environment, and best practices in dealing with environmental issues in engineering.
Notes2005024537Daniel A. Vallero.ill., maps ; 24 cm.Includes bibliographical references and index.
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