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Futures research and environmental sustainability : theory and method / / James K. Lein
Futures research and environmental sustainability : theory and method / / James K. Lein
Autore Lein James K.
Pubbl/distr/stampa Boca Raton, Fla. : , : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, , [2017]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (169 pages) : illustrations, tables
Disciplina 338.9/27
Soggetto topico Sustainability
Environmental protection
Forecasting - Research
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-315-35396-2
1-315-37113-8
1-4987-1662-8
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto 1. Environmental sustainability : the art and science -- 2. Assessing environmental sustainability : the challenge -- 3. Prediction, uncertainty, and environmental sustainability : the challenge -- 3. Prediction, uncertainty, and environmental sustainability -- 4. Introducing the future -- 5. Methodological approaches -- 6. Geospatial solutions -- 7. Scenarios and uncertainty -- 8. Sustainability strategies.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910155141403321
Lein James K.  
Boca Raton, Fla. : , : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, , [2017]
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
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Integrated environmental planning [[electronic resource] /] / James K. Lein
Integrated environmental planning [[electronic resource] /] / James K. Lein
Autore Lein James K
Pubbl/distr/stampa Oxford ; ; Malden, MA, : Blackwell Science, 2003
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (240 p.)
Disciplina 363.7
363.705
Soggetto topico Environmental protection - Planning
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-281-31268-1
9786611312688
0-470-99923-3
0-470-99922-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Integrated Environmental Planning; Contents; Preface; 1 The Nature of Planning; Common Themes and Common Problems; The Concept of Planning; The Process of Planning; Problem Definition and Expressing Needs; Adopting a Systems View of Planning; Planning as Decision-Making; Propelling Issues in Planning; Summary; Focusing Questions; 2 Defining the Environmental Approach; The Nature of Environmental Planning; Philosophical Antecedents; Ecology's; Guiding Ecological Principles; The Environmental Planning Process; Integrative Environmental Planning; Building Toward Sustainability; Summary
Focusing Questions3 Making Plans; AConceptual View; Plan Formulation; The Role of the Community; Developing Environmental Plans; Plan Implementation; Plan Evaluation; Summary; Focusing Questions; 4 Natural Factors in Environmental Planning; The Relevance of Environmental Information; The Role of Natural Factors in Planning; Assessing the Physical Environment; Geologic Controls; Geomorphic Controls; Topographic Controls; Soil Considerations in Planning; Climatic and Hydrologic Considerations; Biotic and Ecological Considerations; Natural Hazard Considerations; Physical Systems and Design
SummaryFocusing Questions; 5 Landscape Inventory and Analysis; Regional Landscape Inventory and Monitoring; Land Evaluation and Analysis; Methods of Landscape Assessment; Land Capability Analysis; Developmental Suitability Analysis; Extensions Based on Artificial Intelligence; Carrying-Capacity Analysis; Summary; Focusing Questions; 6 Natural Hazard Assessment; Defining Hazards and Risk; A Typology of Hazard; Hazard, Risk, and Uncertainty; Hazard Analysis and Assessment; Planning with Hazards and Risk; Summary; Focusing Questions; 7 Environmental Modeling and Simulation; Models and Modeling
The Simulation ProcessPrediction and Scenario Projection; Computer Modeling Methods; Summary; Focusing Questions; 8 The Decision Support Perspective; The Role of Information Technology; From Data to Information; Planning and Decision Support; ""Decisioning"" and Geographic Information Systems; GIS Design for Environmental Decision Support; GIS-guided Planning Support; The Question of Error; Managing GIS Projects; Beyond Conventional GIS; Summary; Focusing Questions; 9 Ethics, Conflict, and Environmental Planning; Ethics and Choices; Toward an Environmental Planning Ethic
Contemporary Environmental ThoughtLinking Thought to Planning Practice; Summary; Focusing Questions; 10 The Impact of Change; Environmental Impact Assessment; The Method of EIA; EIAand NEPA; Impact Identification and Screening Techniques; Impact Forecasting; Growth-inducing Impacts; Cumulative Impact Assessment; Time and the Long Term; The Environmental Performance Assessment; The Continuing Challenge; Summary; Focusing Questions; References; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910145286303321
Lein James K  
Oxford ; ; Malden, MA, : Blackwell Science, 2003
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
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Integrated environmental planning [[electronic resource] /] / James K. Lein
Integrated environmental planning [[electronic resource] /] / James K. Lein
Autore Lein James K
Pubbl/distr/stampa Oxford ; ; Malden, MA, : Blackwell Science, 2003
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (240 p.)
Disciplina 363.7
363.705
Soggetto topico Environmental protection - Planning
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-281-31268-1
9786611312688
0-470-99923-3
0-470-99922-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Integrated Environmental Planning; Contents; Preface; 1 The Nature of Planning; Common Themes and Common Problems; The Concept of Planning; The Process of Planning; Problem Definition and Expressing Needs; Adopting a Systems View of Planning; Planning as Decision-Making; Propelling Issues in Planning; Summary; Focusing Questions; 2 Defining the Environmental Approach; The Nature of Environmental Planning; Philosophical Antecedents; Ecology's; Guiding Ecological Principles; The Environmental Planning Process; Integrative Environmental Planning; Building Toward Sustainability; Summary
Focusing Questions3 Making Plans; AConceptual View; Plan Formulation; The Role of the Community; Developing Environmental Plans; Plan Implementation; Plan Evaluation; Summary; Focusing Questions; 4 Natural Factors in Environmental Planning; The Relevance of Environmental Information; The Role of Natural Factors in Planning; Assessing the Physical Environment; Geologic Controls; Geomorphic Controls; Topographic Controls; Soil Considerations in Planning; Climatic and Hydrologic Considerations; Biotic and Ecological Considerations; Natural Hazard Considerations; Physical Systems and Design
SummaryFocusing Questions; 5 Landscape Inventory and Analysis; Regional Landscape Inventory and Monitoring; Land Evaluation and Analysis; Methods of Landscape Assessment; Land Capability Analysis; Developmental Suitability Analysis; Extensions Based on Artificial Intelligence; Carrying-Capacity Analysis; Summary; Focusing Questions; 6 Natural Hazard Assessment; Defining Hazards and Risk; A Typology of Hazard; Hazard, Risk, and Uncertainty; Hazard Analysis and Assessment; Planning with Hazards and Risk; Summary; Focusing Questions; 7 Environmental Modeling and Simulation; Models and Modeling
The Simulation ProcessPrediction and Scenario Projection; Computer Modeling Methods; Summary; Focusing Questions; 8 The Decision Support Perspective; The Role of Information Technology; From Data to Information; Planning and Decision Support; ""Decisioning"" and Geographic Information Systems; GIS Design for Environmental Decision Support; GIS-guided Planning Support; The Question of Error; Managing GIS Projects; Beyond Conventional GIS; Summary; Focusing Questions; 9 Ethics, Conflict, and Environmental Planning; Ethics and Choices; Toward an Environmental Planning Ethic
Contemporary Environmental ThoughtLinking Thought to Planning Practice; Summary; Focusing Questions; 10 The Impact of Change; Environmental Impact Assessment; The Method of EIA; EIAand NEPA; Impact Identification and Screening Techniques; Impact Forecasting; Growth-inducing Impacts; Cumulative Impact Assessment; Time and the Long Term; The Environmental Performance Assessment; The Continuing Challenge; Summary; Focusing Questions; References; Index
Record Nr. UNISA-996208220303316
Lein James K  
Oxford ; ; Malden, MA, : Blackwell Science, 2003
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. di Salerno
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