Publisher description for Modeling environmental policy / edited by Wade E. Martin, Lisa A. McDonald.


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Modeling Environmental Policy demonstrates the link between physical models of the environment and policy analysis in support of policy making. Each chapter addresses an environmental policy issue using a quantitative modeling approach. The volume addresses three general areas of environmental policy - non-point source pollution in the agricultural sector, pollution generated in the extractive industries, and transboundary pollutants from burning fossil fuels. The book concludes by discussing the modeling efforts and the use of mathematical models in general.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental policy -- United States -- Mathematical models.
Pollution -- United States -- Decision making -- Mathematical models.