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By Dibyendu Sarkar, Rupali Datta, Avinandan Mukherjee, Robyn Hannigan

Covers the latest subject matters within the box of environmental administration and offers a wide concentrate on the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of environmental management

  • Provides an updated survey of the sphere from the viewpoint of other disciplines
  • Covers the subject of environmental administration from a number of views, particularly, common sciences, engineering, company, social sciences, and techniques and instruments perspectives
  • Combines either educational rigor and sensible method via literature stories and theories and examples and case experiences from varied geographic components and coverage domains
  • Explores neighborhood and international problems with environmental administration and analyzes the function of assorted individuals within the environmental administration process
  • Chapter contents are adequately verified with various images, charts, graphs, and tables, and observed through a close reference checklist for extra readings

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The rate is expected to increase throughout the twenty‐first century according to global climate projections. Even if major storms do not increase in intensity or frequency, they will wreak greater destruction in low‐lying areas, since a higher base sea level will increase the likelihood of flooding. , 2002). The legal challenges involved will likely be com­ plex and divisive. An example is the proposal by Titus (1998) for rolling ­easements by which shore property owners would not be allowed to employ durable measures against sea level rise, thus preserving public access to the water as the private lots receded.

Housing developments in Daly City, California (just to the south of San Francisco on the Pacific coast), are vulnerable to earthquake‐induced slope failures as they were built within or near the San Andreas Fault Zone (SAFZ). A sequence of three aerial images acquired years apart depict the hazards involved (Fig. 10). 10a). The SAFZ trace, shown in orange, trends northwest–southeast across the image. Since this is a right‐ lateral strike–slip fault, the western block is moving north­ ward relative to the eastern block, expressing a major tectonic feature—the boundary between the Pacific and North American plates at this location.

Photo: US Air Force. 5 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OF RIVERS AND LAKES beachfront properties and flooding homes on the lagoon side (Fig. 16). , 2013). , 2010; Kleinfield, 2012). ) to protect their slice of the coast. However, armoring may have delete­ rious side effects, increasing the erosion rates on adjacent beaches as was discussed previously. Beach nourishment and dune enhancement are effective, softer measures, but are only temporary and must be repeated. Stricter building codes are obviously beneficial in stipulating the elevation of structures and mechanical systems for new construction as well as retrofits.

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