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Engineering and environmental challenges : technical symposium on earth systems engineering /
National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting, October 24, 2000.
imprint
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2002.
description
xii, 117 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0309084156
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Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2002.
isbn
0309084156
catalogue key
4728342
 
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Dealing with the challenges presented by climate change or rapid urban development require cooperation and expertise from engineering, social and natural sciences. Earth systems engineering is an emerging area of multidisclinary study that takes a holistic view of natural and human system interactions to better understand complex systems. It seeks to develop methods and tools that enable technically sound and ethically wise decisions. Engineering and Environmental Challenges presents the proceedings of a National Academy of Engineering public symposium on Earth systems engineering.
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Dealing with the challenges presented by climate change or rapid urban development require cooperation and expertise from engineering, social and natural sciences. Earth systems engineering is an emerging area of multidisclinary study that takes a holistic view of natural and human system interactions to better understand complex systems. It seeks to develop methods and tools that enable technically sound and ethically wise decisions. Engineering and Environmental Challengespresents the proceedings of a National Academy of Engineering public symposium on Earth systems engineering.

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