Publisher description for Ecological numeracy : quantitative analysis of environmental issues / Robert A. Herendeen.


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Counter Most environmental problems require skill in quantifying complex concepts such as energy use, waste generation, pollution production, contaminant loading, and the economic costs or benefits of regulatory action. This book is an introduction to the quantitative analysis of environmental problems, written for a broad range of environmental professionals whose quantitative skills may vary from negligible to adequate.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Environmental management Mathematical models, Numeracy, Environmental economics