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- DescriptionThis book brings together in a single volume a grand overview of solutions - political, ecomic, and scientific - to social and environmental problems that are related to the growth of human populations in areas that can least cope with them w. Through progressive adaptation to social and environmental changes projected for the future, including population growth, global warming/climate change, water deficits, and increasing competition for other natural resources, the world may be able to achieve a fair degree of sustainability for some time into the future.
- Author BiographyFrederic R. Siegel is Professor Emeritus at The George Washington University. His books Applied Geochemistry (1974), Geoquimica Aplicada (1991), Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards in Development Planning (1996), Environmental Geochemistry of Potentially Toxic Metals ((2001/2002), and Demands of Expanding Populations and Development Planning (2008) reflect Dr. Siegel's cumulative teaching and research experience in marine, exploration, and environmental geochemistry, and his work to alleviate or eliminate environmental problems related to physical, social, chemical, and economic conditions associated with planned development projects.
- Author(s)Frederic R. Siegel
- PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
- Date of Publication23/08/2014
- SubjectEnvironment & Planning
- Series TitleSpringerBriefs in Environmental Science
- Place of PublicationCham
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- ImprintSpringer International Publishing AG
- Content Note1 black & white illustrations, 6 black & white tables, biography
- Weight285 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine10 mm
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