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Title Environmental modeling for sustainable regional development : system approaches and advanced methods / Vladimir Olej, Ilona Obrsalova and Jiri Krupka, editors
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), [2011]
copyright 2011
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Description 1 online resource (415 pages) : illustrations, digital files
Contents 1. Large-scale computational modeling for environmental impact assessment / Ting Yu, Manfred Lenzen, Christopher Dey -- 2. Modeling the ecological footprint of nations via evolutionary computation and machine learning models / Mohamed Mostafa -- 3. Stochastic system dynamics integrative model / Francesco di Pierro, Soon-Thiam Khu, Tim Oxley -- 4. Regional risks assessment / Franti̐Μưsek Bo̐Μưzek ... [and others] -- 5. Air quality assessment by neural networks / Petr H̐Μưajek, Vladim̐Μưir Olej -- 6. Air quality modeling by fuzzy sets and IF-sets / Vladim̐Μưir Olej, Petr H̐Μưajek -- 7. Air quality modeling and metamodeling approach / Miloslava Ka̐Μưsparov̐Μưa, Jir̐Μưi Krupka -- 8. Modeling the influences of heating fuel consumption in gaseous emissions and solid waste generation / Robert Bata, Ticiano Jord̐Μưao -- 9. Wastewater systems management at the regional level / Maria Cunha -- 10. Estimation of irrigation water demand on a regional scale combining positive mathematical programming and cluster analysis in model calibration / Davide Viaggi, Meri Raggi -- 11. A spatial multicriteria decision analysis to manage sewage sludge application on agricultural soils / Ana Passuello ... [and others] -- 12. Data envelopment analysis in environmental technologies / Peep Miidla -- 13. Modeling of the economic development of a region / Ren̐Μưata My̐Μưskov̐Μưa, Ivana Linkeov̐Μưa --
14. Economic performance and environmental quality at the regional level an approach to modeling depletion adjusted macro aggregates for the Czech coal mining regions / Egor Sidorov, Iva Ritschelov̐Μưa -- 15. Economic concepts, methods, and tools for risk analysis in forestry under climate change / Tim Williamson, Grant Hauer, M. Luckert -- 16. Remote sensing of bush encroachment on commercial cattle farms in semi-arid rangelands in Namibia / Matthias Schr̐Μưoter ... [and others] -- 17. Modeling the effects of the quality of the environment on the health of a selected population / Pavel Jirava, Ilona Obr̐Μưs̐Μưalov̐Μưa -- 18. Modeling and understanding the interrelationship between natural resource extraction, poverty and inequality / William Fonta, Kanayo Ogujiuba -- Uzochukwu Amakom (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria)-- 19. Quality of life modeling at the regional level / Jir̐Μưi Krupka ... [and others]
Summary "This book presents methods and case studies for researchers and policy makers searching for alternative solutions for problems in regional sustainable development, taking into account socio-economic and environmental dimensions in a system integrated approach"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Air quality assessment
Air quality modeling approaches
Data envelopment analysis in environmental technologies
Evolutionary computation and machine learning models
Irrigation water demand
Modeling regional economic development
Quality of life modeling at the regional level
Regional economic performance and environmental quality
Regional risks assessment
Wastewater systems management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on title screen (IGI Global, viewed Jan. 13, 2011)
Subject Sustainable development -- Econometric models.
Rural development -- Environmental aspects.
Regional planning -- Environmental aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Olej, Vladimir, 1954-
Obrsalova, Ilona, 1945-
Krupka, Jiri, 1962-
IGI Global.
LC no. 2010025566
ISBN 9781609601584 (ebook)