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Natural resources : technology, economics and policy

Author: U Aswathanarayana
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press/Balkema, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Natural resources management has two principal dimensions : Science-illuminated (earth, space, hydrological, pedological, information, etc. sciences) management of local resources (waters, soils, bioresources, minerals, rocks, sediments, etc.) in an ecologically-sustainable manner, and Value-addition through processing of natural products, through the application of technology is most marked in the case of some  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: U Aswathanarayana
ISBN: 9780415897914 0415897912 9780203123997 0203123999
OCLC Number: 711041636
Description: xxxv, 474 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Section 1. Introduction --
section 2. Water resources management --
section 3. Mineral resources management (U. Aswathanarayana, India) --
section 4. Energy resources management (U. Aswathanarayana, India) --
section 5. Bio resources and biodiversity (S. Balaji, India) --
section 6. Disaster management (U. Aswathanarayana, India) --
section 7. Overview and integration.
Responsibility: editor, U. Aswathanarayana.

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Natural resources management has two principal dimensions : Science-illuminated (earth, space, hydrological, pedological, information, etc. sciences) management of local resources (waters, soils, bioresources, minerals, rocks, sediments, etc.) in an ecologically-sustainable manner, and Value-addition through processing of natural products, through the application of technology is most marked in the case of some mineral products. The wellness of a community is dependent upon the security of food, water, environment and energy. Such a security is best realised through science-illuminated.

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