By Kampeng Lei,Shaoqi Zhou,Zhishi Wang
This booklet builds at the analyses of Eugene and Howard Odum and introduces the concept that of structures ecology. Ecological emergy accounting represents a leap forward since it permits researchers to combine man-made capital and traditional capital in order that human and common issues will be addressed utilizing a constant process of devices. This ebook develops an emergy accounting version that's appropriate for describing city platforms, thereby delivering a complete photo of these platforms. To make the idea concrete, the authors use China’s Macao certain Administrative quarter as a case learn, and evaluate the consequences for Macao with these of different city ecosystems all over the world within the fields of ecological economic system, tourism, waste remedy, playing undefined, land reclamation and source intake etc.
Dr. Kampeng Lei is an advisory senior technician on the Environmental safeguard Bureau, govt of Macao, China; Shaoqi Zhou is a professor on the collage of surroundings and effort, the South China collage of expertise, and the Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China; Zhishi Wang is a professor on the college of technology and know-how, the collage of Macau, China.
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Ecological Emergy Accounting for a Limited System: General Principles and a Case Study of Macao (Springer Environmental Science and Engineering) by Kampeng Lei,Shaoqi Zhou,Zhishi Wang