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An Integrated Approach to Environmental Management by Dibyendu Sarkar, Rupali Datta, Avinandan Mukherjee, Robyn

By Dibyendu Sarkar, Rupali Datta, Avinandan Mukherjee, Robyn Hannigan

Covers the newest subject matters within the box of environmental administration and gives a huge specialise in the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of environmental management

  • Provides an up to date survey of the sphere from the viewpoint of alternative disciplines
  • Covers the subject of environmental administration from a number of views, particularly, typical sciences, engineering, enterprise, social sciences, and strategies and instruments perspectives
  • Combines either educational rigor and functional procedure via literature reports and theories and examples and case reviews from various geographic parts and coverage domains
  • Explores neighborhood and international problems with environmental administration and analyzes the function of assorted participants within the environmental administration process
  • Chapter contents are thoroughly tested with a variety of photos, charts, graphs, and tables, and observed through a close reference checklist for additional readings

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One solution is levee setback, by which the barriers are rebuilt farther back from the riverbed. This would increase the maximum channel volume (m3) available during a high‐flow event and consequently permit a higher flow rate (m3 s−1), allowing excess discharge to pass safely without flood­ ing. However, structures currently protected could find themselves on the wrong side of a new relocated levee, meaning that buyouts would have to be considered in the cost–benefit analysis. Modeling that considers terrain characteristics, historic discharge rates, flood recurrence intervals, and land use would be effective as environ­ mental managers weigh the expense of new infrastructure versus the cost of flood damage that would otherwise be incurred.

B) High Plains aquifer monitoring well data documenting a progressive 10 m drop in water level from 1947 to 2013, Colby, Kansas. Data source: US Geological Survey (2013). 24 Oblique aerial photograph of an irrigated zone within a dry river valley in the Nevada desert, 38 km northwest of Tonopah, September 2013. The large center pivot field (marked by green arrow) is about 800 m in diameter. Note the large thermal solar electrical generating station (red arrow) under construction in the background.

A. Kruge. , 2002). The sediment budget is of great concern to coastal plan­ ners, particularly along the eastern seaboard of the United States, who are in many instances compelled to repeatedly undertake expensive artificial beach nourishment operations when the natural sand supply fails to keep pace with erosion. 13 Aerial view of Atlantic Beach, New York, in 2010 showing how groins perturb patterns of sand deposition on the beach. The four groins in this photo are the dark, linear features perpendicular to the shoreline about 70 m long, constructed by piling large boulders.

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