Landscape planning is a branch of landscape architecture. According to Erv Zube (1931–2002) landscape planning is defined as an activity concerned with reconciling competing land uses while protecting natural processes and significant cultural and natural resources.
Urban park systems and greenways of the type planned by Frederick Law Olmsted are key examples of urban landscape planning. Landsca...[Read More]
305 pages , Springer , 2011-12-22 Anthropogenic release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere has been recognized as the primary agent in global climate change. The volume discusses the possibilities for limiting that increase by the long-term storage of carbon in soils, vegetation, wetlands and oceans. Each of these storage media is analysed in detail to elucidate those...[Read More]
429 pages , Springer , 2011-12-30 With the advent of the Clean Air Act in 1970, the number of air pollution control equipment installations has increased at an accelerated pace. Although much has been written on attaining collection performance with the various control devices, a major void has occurred in the identification and transfer of information needed to help red...[Read More]
The Institute for Social Ecology (ISE) is a popular education project that advocates a reconstructive and transformative outlook on environmental issues. For nearly 40 years, the ISE has been a pioneer in the exploration of ecological approaches to food production, alternative technologies, and urban design. It has played an essential role in movements to challenge nuclear power, global injustice...[Read More]
The house energy rating (HER) is a standard measure of comparison by which one can evaluate the energy efficiency of a new or an existing building. The comparison is generally done for energy requirements for heating and cooling of indoor space. The energy is the main criterion considered by any international building energy rating scheme but there are some other important factors such as producti...[Read More]
We are raising our voice against the procedure that Forest Department is implementing for removing the Encroached Land. We condemn the act of cutting Apple Plants by officials. For Nature Trees are part of its ecosystem, so it hardly matters either it is Pine or Apple. We neither support Farmers for cutting Pine Trees nor Officials for Cutting Apple Plants. I think Law does not allow anyone to cut...[Read More]
346 pages , Computational Mechanics , 1998 Containing coverage of strategic issues, environmental management tools, environmental technologies & cleaner production, environmental modelling, pollution prevention, & information systems & training, this book features papers presented at the First International Conference on Environmental Engineering & Management in autumn 1...[Read More]