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Sustainability Assessment of Coupled Human-Natural Systems


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This book presents a methodology for integrated assessment and simulation of sustainability linkages in coupled human-natural systems (human settlements). The first part of this book is directed towards analyzing the EIA system in India and identifies areas for improvement. The second part is directed towards explaining the conceptual foundation for integrated assessment of the ecological, social, physical and financial components of sustainability in any area which is under assessment. The methodology for integrated assessment of sustainability linkages through local knowledge based cognitive mapping, elicitation of indicator status and zonal linkages is also explained in the second part. The methodology is illustrated through application in the Village of Kalarampatti in southern India. The third part of this book is devoted to bring out the utility of fuzzy inference system in building a rule based decision support system for the assessment of sustainability. This book will be useful to professionals, researchers and scholars working in the area of Sustainability of human settlements as it presents a detailed methodology to assess sustainability with a real world case study.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC51898
AuthorRajaram T. and Ashutosh Das
Number of Pages236
Publishing Year2012-04-22T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeSociology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-06-08 00:00:00