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Sustainable Development

Authoritative and Leading Edge Content for Environmental Management

Edited by Sime Curkovic

Western Michigan University, United States of America

In recent years the topic of environmental management has become very common. In sustainable development conditions, central and local governments much more often notice the need of acting in ways that diminish negative impact on environment. Environmental management may take place on many different levels - starting from global level, e.g. climate changes, through national and regional level (environmental policy) and ending on micro level. This publication shows many examples of environmental management. The diversity of presented aspects within environmental management and approaching the subject from the perspective of various countries contributes greatly to the development of environmental management field of research.

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Sustainable DevelopmentAuthoritative and Leading Edge Content for Environmental ManagementEdited by Sime Curkovic

Published: August 1st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2562

ISBN: 978-953-51-0682-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5309-2

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

82527 Total Chapter Downloads

66 Crossref Citations

74 Web of Science Citations

142 Dimensions Citations


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1. Oil Exploration and Climate Change: A Case Study of Heat Radiation from Gas Flaring in the Niger Delta Area of Nigeria

By A.S. Abdulkareem, A.S. Afolabi, J. Abdulfatai, H. Uthman and J.O. Odigure


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2. Oil Pollution and International Marine Environmental Law

By Ekaterina Anyanova


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3. Use of Remote Sensing in Wildfire Management

By Brigitte Leblon, Laura Bourgeau-Chavez and Jesús San-Miguel-Ayanz


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4. GIS for Environmental Problem Solving

By Koushen Douglas Loh and Sasathorn Tapaneeyakul


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5. Environmental Management in Businesses: Does It Make Money? An Accounting Perspective

By Maria J. Masanet-Llodra


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6. A Bottom Up Approach to Modeling Habitat Connectivity Dynamics Through Networks Analysis

By Paulo Morgado, Marina Toger, Patricia Abrantes and Jérémy Fiegel


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7. Electronic Waste Management in Ghana - Issues and Practices

By Martin Oteng-Ababio


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8. Remote Sensing Based Crop Coefficients for Water Management in Agriculture

By Jorge Rocha, António Perdigão, Raquel Melo and Cristina Henriques


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9. Certification and Integration of Environment with Quality and Safety - A Path to Sustained Success

By Gilberto Santos, Manuel Rebelo, Síria Barros and Martinha Pereira


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10. Uncovering the Relation Between Environmental Damage and the Rate of Rainfall Received Through a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Study on Potable Water Production in Malaysia

By Amir Hamzah Sharaai, Noor Zalina Mahmood and Abdul Halim Sulaiman


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11. Integrated Water Management Around a Large Chemical Platform

By Cristian Teodorescu, Margareta Nicolau, Adriana Cuciureanu, Marinela Petrescu, Doina Guta, Ciprian Tetiu and Rodica Baciu


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12. Knowledge-Based Development in Small Communities - Efficient Management Based on Local Expertize

By Cristian Teodorescu, Lucian Constantin, Margareta Nicolau, Aurelia Ballo and Cristiana Cosma


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13. Industrial Clusters and Environmental Management

By Massimo Battaglia, Tiberio Daddi and Francesco Testa


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14. Overview of Past and Ongoing Experiences Dealing with the Environmental Management at Cluster Level

By Francesco Testa, Tiberio Daddi, Fabio Iraldo and Marco Frey


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15. Beach Erosion Management with the Application of Soft Countermeasure in Taiwan

By Ray-Yeng Yang, Ying-Chih Wu and Hwung-Hweng Hwung


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16. The Economic and Financial Feasibility of a Biodigester: A Sound Alternative for Reducing the Environmental Impact of Swine Production

By Antonio Zanin and Fabiano Marcos Bagatini


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17. Overview of Environmental Management by Drill Cutting Re-Injection Through Hydraulic Fracturing in Upstream Oil and Gas Industry

By Mansoor Zoveidavianpoor, Ariffin Samsuri and Seyed Reza Shadizadeh


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18. A Geologic and Geomorphologic Analysis of the Zacatecas and Guadalupe Quadrangles in Order to Define Hazardous Zones Associated with the Erosion Processes

By Felipe de Jesús Escalona-Alcázar, Bianney Escobedo-Arellano, Brenda Castillo-Félix, Perla García-Sandoval, Luz Leticia Gurrola-Menchaca, Carlos Carrillo-Castillo, Ernesto-Patricio Núñez-Peña, Jorge Bluhm-Gutiérrez and Alicia Esparza-Martínez


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19. Evaluation of Soil Quality Parameters Development in Terms of Sustainable Land Use

By Danica Fazekašová


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20. The Compost of Olive Mill Pomace: From a Waste to a Resource - Environmental Benefits of Its Application in Olive Oil Groves

By Beatriz Gómez-Muñoz, David J. Hatch, Roland Bol and Roberto García-Ruiz


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21. Social-Ecological Resilience and Maize Farming in Chiapas, Mexico

By Nils Max McCune, Francisco Guevara-Hernández, Jose Nahed-Toral, Paula Mendoza-Nazar, Jesus Ovando-Cruz, Benigno Ruiz-Sesma and Leopoldo Medina-Sanson


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22. Methodology for the Regional Landfill Site Selection

By Boško Josimović and Igor Marić


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23. Land Degradation, Community Perceptions and Environmental Management Implications in the Drylands of Central Tanzania

By Richard Y.M. Kangalawe


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24. Developing a South-European Eco-Quarter Design and Assessment Tool Based on the Concept of Territorial Capital

By Stella Kyvelou, Maria Sinou, Isabelle Baer and Toni Papadopoulos


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