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Author Yong, R. N. (Raymond Nen), author.

Title Sustainable practices in geoenvironmental engineering / Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue
Edition Second edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 536 pages) : illustrations
Contents Geoenvironment Management and Sustainability -- Stressors and Soil Contamination -- Sustainable Water Management -- Industrial Ecology and the Geoenvironment -- Natural Resources Extraction: Stressors and Impact Management -- Agricultural-Based Food Production Geoenvironment Stressors -- Urbanization and the Geoenvironment -- Coastal Marine Environment Sustainability -- Contaminants and Land Environment Sustainability Indicators -- Geoenvironment Impact Mitigation and Management -- Remediation and Management of Contaminated Soil --Sustainable Ground Improvement Technique for Geo-Disaster Mitigation -- Sustainable Geoenvironmental Engineering Practice
Summary Since the publication of the first edition there have been numerous developments on sustainability assessment tools and practices. The new edition has four new chapters regarding monitoring and assessment, more details on treatment technologies, both in situ and ex situ, and discussions on the mitigation of geodisasters. Additional sections have been added to discuss sustainability assessment protocols, industrial ecology methodologies and the impact of the development of energy sources, including shale gas exploration, and tight oil recovery
Notes Revised edition of: Geoenvironmental sustainability
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental geotechnology.
Sustainable development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Environmental geotechnology.
Sustainable development.
Form Electronic book
Author Fukue, Masaharu, author.
Mulligan, Catherine N., author.
ISBN 1466588470
Other Titles Geoenvironmental sustainability