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- DescriptionEcologically-sensitive building and landscape design is a broad, intrinsically interdisciplinary field. Existing books independently cover narrow aspects of ecological design in depth (hydrology, ecosystems, soils, flora and fauna, etc.), but ne of these books can boast of the integrated approach taken by this one. Drawing on the experience of the authors, this book begins to define explicit design methods for integrating consideration of ecosystem processes and services into every facet of land use design, management, and policy. The approach is to provide a prescriptive approach to ecosystem design based upon ecological engineering principles and practices. This book will include a vel collection of design methods for the n-built and built environments, linking landscape design explicitly to ecosystem services.
- Author BiographyMarty D. Matlock, PhD, PE, CSE, is past president of the American Ecological Engineering Society and Director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability at the University of Arkansas. He is a registered professional engineer and a certified senior ecologist. Robert A. Morgan, PhD, PE, is Manager of Environmental Quality of the Beaver Water District, which is responsible for protecting the water quality of a major water supply system through watershed management. He is a registered professional engineer with thirty years of enginering design experience.
- Author(s)Marty D. Matlock,Robert A. Morgan
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication05/04/2011
- Place of PublicationChichester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
- Content NoteIllustrations, maps
- Weight616 g
- Width164 mm
- Height244 mm
- Spine24 mm
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