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Applications in Ecological Engineering

Ecological engineering involves the design, construction and management of ecosystems that have value to both humans and the environment. It is a rapidly developing discipline that provides a promising technology to solve environmental problems.  Ecological Engineering covers the basic theory of ecological engineering as well as the application of these principles in environmental management.

Ecologists and Ecological Engineers

Hardbound, 380 Pages

Published: July 2009

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-444-53448-4


  • Preface

    Part I: Basic Theory for the Development and Application of Ecological Engineering

    Chapter 1: Ecological Engineering and Environmental Management
    Chapter 2: Ecological Engineering: Overview
    Chapter 3: Design Principles
    Chapter 4: Environmental Impact Assessment 1
    Chapter 5: Environmental Impact Assessment 2 
    Chapter 6: Basic Ecological Principles as the Basis for Ecological Engineering

    Part II: Use of Natural and Semi-Natural Ecosystems to solve Environmental Problems

    Chapter 7: Buffer Zones
    Chapter 8: Natural Wetlands

    Part III: Restoration of Ecosystems

    Chapter 9: Coastal Zone Restoration
    Chapter 10: Estuary Restoration
    Chapter 11: Lake Restoration
    Chapter 12: Lake Restoration Methods
    Chapter 13: Mine Area Remediation
    Chapter 14: Riparian Zone Management and Restoration
    Chapter 15. Stream Restoration

    Part IV: Constructed Ecosystem – Imitation of Nature

    Chapter 16: Classical and Augmentative Biological Control
    Chapter 17: Conservation Biological Control and Biopesticides in Agriculture
    Chapter 18: Constructed Wetlands, Subsurface Flow
    Chapter 19: Constructed Wetlands, Surface Flow
    Chapter 20: Estuarine Ecohydrology
    Chapter 21: Impoundsments
    Chapter 22: Mass Cultivation and Freshwater Microalgae
    Chapter 23: Mass Production of Marine Macroalgae
    Chapter 24: Multitrophic Integration for Sustainable Marine Aquaculture
    Chapter 25: Organic Farming
    Chapter 26: Phytoremediation
    Chapter 27: Sewage Sludge Technologies
    Chapter 28: Soil Movement by Tillage and Other Agricultural Activities

    Part V: Application of Ecological Principles in Environmental Management

    Chapter 29: Agroforestry
    Chapter 30: Coastal Zone Management
    Chapter 31: Erosion
    Chapter 32: Forest Management
    Chapter 33: Invasive Plants
    Chapter 34: Invasive Species
    Chapter 35: Landscape Planning
    Chapter 36: Mariculture Waste Management
    Chapter 37: Stream Management
    Chapter 38: Water Cycle Management
    Chapter 39: Watershed Management




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