An Integrated Approach to Environmental Management

An Integrated Approach to Environmental Management

By: Robyn Hannigan (editor), Dibyendu Sarkar (editor), Rupali Datta (editor), Avinandan Mukherjee (editor)Hardback

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This book covers the most recent topics in the field of environmental management and provides a broad focus on the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of environmental management. It provides an up-to-date survey of the field from the perspective of different disciplines. It covers the topic of environmental management from multiple perspectives, namely, natural sciences, engineering, business, social sciences, and methods and tools perspectives. It combines both academic rigor and practical approach through literature reviews and theories and examples and case studies from diverse geographic areas and policy domains. It explores local and global issues of environmental management and analyzes the role of various contributors in the environmental management process. Chapter contents are appropriately demonstrated with numerous pictures, charts, graphs, and tables, and accompanied by a detailed reference list for further readings.

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Dibyendu Sarkar is a Professor of Environmental Geochemistry and the Director of the Environmental Management PhD program at Montclair State University, New Jersey. He has published over 300 journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings and technical abstracts including two books. Dr. Sarkar is a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, and the Editor-in-Chief of Current Pollution Reports. Rupali Datta is an Associate Professor of Environmental Biology in the Department of Biological Science at Michigan Technological University. She has authored more than 100 research papers and book chapters, and more than 150 abstracts. Avinandan Mukherjee is Professor of Marketing and Dean at the College of Business in Clayton State University, Georgia. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing. He has authored over 100 articles in refereed journals, conference proceedings, and edited books. Robyn Hannigan is Professor and Dean at the School for the Environment in the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Dr. Hannigan has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles across fields of geochemistry and environmental science. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Geological Society of America and an Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellow.


Preface Editor Biography List of Contributors Section I. Environmental Management: the Natural Science and Engineering Perspective Chapter 1. Geology in Environmental Management M. Kruge Chapters 2. Biology in Environmental Management A. Mayer Chapter 3. Soil Science in Environmental Management N. Kabengi and M. Chrysochoou Chapter 4. Green Chemistry and Environmental Management S.R. Asoleka, R. Gopichandran, A. M. Hiremath and D. Kumar Chapter 5. Green Energy and Climate Change R. Gopichandran, S. R. Asolekar, Omkar Jani, D. Kumar and A. M. Hiremath Chapter 6. Engineering in Environmental Management Y. Deng Chapter 7: Green Architecture in Environmental Management A. Ferdinand and J. Kliwinski Section II. Environmental Management: the Business and Social Science Perspective Chapter 8. Business Strategies for Environmental Sustainability A. Mukherjee, N. Onel, and R. Nunez Chapters 9. Green Marketing Strategies M. Polonsky, M. Taghian, and C. D'Souza Chapter 10. Role of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors in financial investments S. A. Meziani Chapter 11. The Role of Public Relations and Organizational Communication in Environmental Management R.W. Jensen Chapter 12. The Economics of Environmental Management David Timmons Chapter 13. Law and Policy in Environmental Management D. Rahm Chapter 14. Environmental Ethics T. Visak Chapter 15. Participatory Approaches in Environmental Management S. Danielson Section III. Environmental Management: Methods and Tools Perspective Chapter 16. Statistics in Environmental Management Research J. Brown Chapter 17. Remote Sensing in Environmental Management M. Chopping Chapter 18. Geographic Information Systems in Environmental Management D. Yu and S.W. Buchanan Chapter 19. Life Cycle Analysis as a Management Tool in Environmental Systems D. Georgakellos Chapter 20. Environmental Audit in Environmental Management I.T. Nicolson Chapter 21. Risk Assessment as a Tool in Environmental Management K. Asante-Duah Appendix I: Supplemental Readings Appendix II: Model Syllabus Appendix III: Model Environmental Management Curricula (PhD, MS, BS)

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/12/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781118744352
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • ID: 9781118744352
  • weight: 666
  • ISBN10: 1118744357

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