ISBN 9780415259231,

"GIS, Environmental Modelling and Engineering"

Publisher:

CRC Press

Rs4492

Publisher

CRC Press

Publication Year 2003
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780415259231

ISBN-10 0415259231
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)
The significance of modeling in managing the environment is well recognized from scientific and engineering perspectives as well as in the political arena. Environmental concerns and issues of sustainability have permeated both public and private sectors, particularly the need to predict, assess and mitigate against adverse impacts that arise from continuing development and use of resources. Students need to be made aware of these issues. Practitioners should enrich their knowledge and skills in these areas. This book focuses on the modeling, rather than on data collection or visualization. About the author :- Professor Allan Brimicombe is Head of the Centre for Geo-Information Studies at the University of East London. Prior to this he was the founding Head of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University which in turn was preceded by a successful international career in consulting engineering.
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