Environment And Development: Basic Principles, Human Activities, And Environmental Implications by Stavros G. PoulopoulosEnvironment And Development: Basic Principles, Human Activities, And Environmental Implications by Stavros G. Poulopoulos

Environment And Development: Basic Principles, Human Activities, And Environmental Implications

byStavros G. PoulopoulosEditorVassilis J. Inglezakis

Hardcover | May 25, 2016

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Environment and Development: Basic Principles, Human Activities, and Environmental Implicationsfocuses on the adverse impact that human activities, developments, and economic growth have on both natural and inhabited environments. The book presents the associated problems, along with solutions that can be used to achieve a harmonic, sustainable development that provides for the co-existence of man and natural life. Chapters provide detailed information on a range of environments including: atmospheric, aquatic, soil, natural, urban, energy, and extraterrestrial, as well as the relationship between the environment and development. In addition, this comprehensive book presents the latest research findings and trends in global environmental policy for each issue.



  • Offers a discussion of the extraterrestrial environment and waste in earth orbit as one of the distinctive topics of the book
  • Addresses global environmental policy issues and policies
  • Presents tabulated data to support the analysis and explain the issues presented
  • Includes case studies covering many topics of current interest
  • Analyzes environmental issues and proposes solutions grounded in recent research findings
  • Discusses the various interpretations of the development concept as well as alternative pathways to sustainable development
Dr. Stavros G. Poulopoulos has studied Chemical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (Greece). He holds M.Sc. in Process Analysis and Plant Design and a second M.Sc. in the interdisciplinary field of Environment and Development. He conducted his Ph.D. research in the field of environmental protection. Specifically...
Title:Environment And Development: Basic Principles, Human Activities, And Environmental ImplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:594 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 25, 2016Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0444627332

ISBN - 13:9780444627339

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Environment and Development, S.G. Poulopoulos

2. Atmospheric Environment, S.G. Poulopoulos

3. Aquatic Environment, V.J. Inglezakis, S.G. Poulopoulos, E. Arkhangelsky, A.A. Zorpas, A.N. Menegaki

4. Soil Environment, M.K. Doula, A. Sarris

5. Urban Environment, S. Malamis, E. Katsou, V.J. Inglezakis, S. Kershaw, D. Venetis, S. Folini

6. Energy and the Environment, G. Itskos, N. Nikolopoulos, D.-S. Kourkoumpas, A. Koutsianos, I. Violidakis, P. Drosatos, P. Grammelis

7. Extraterrestrial Environment, V.J. Inglezakis

8. Environment and Development, N.M. Katsoulakos, L.-M.N. Misthos, I.G. Doulos, V.S. Kotsios