Basic Studies in Environmental Knowledge, Technology, by Takayuki Shimaoka, Takahiro Kuba, Hirofumi Nakayama,

By Takayuki Shimaoka, Takahiro Kuba, Hirofumi Nakayama, Toshiyuki Fujita, Nobuhiro Horii

This e-book covers diversified environmental concerns resembling weather switch; biodiversity renovation; prevention of air, water, and soil toxins; and source recycling. Readers can gather those 4 sensible interdisciplinary talents: 1. wisdom; 2. expertise; three. overview; and four. approach within the assorted matters concerning the surroundings. those skills are basic to choosing the middle essence of financial and ecological interdependence, to examine and study difficulties from an overarching point of view, and to think about countermeasures to be taken. every one bankruptcy of this publication corresponds to a lecture within the East Asia Environmental Strategist education software at Kyushu college and is great studying as a sourcebook.

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In: Watanabe M (author and ed) The disintegration of production: firm strategy and industrial development in China. Edward Elgar, Northampton, pp 307–333 Horii N (2014b) China rising as a major nation of nuclear power – background and risk of rapid growth. In: Takahashi N (ed) “Nuclear” in Asia and Us – observing Fukushima. , Tokyo, pp 133–177. (In Japanese) IMF (2013) Energy subsidies reform: lessons and implications. pdf International Energy Agency (IEA) (2013) World Energy Outlook 2013. OECD/IEA, Paris 6 Needless to say, Japanese companies are expected to contribute to tackle with these issues; however, they are not quite successful in marketing due to the high cost as solution for Asia.

5 was included in the objects for environmental regulation). 7, a decreasing trend of PM10 concentration is observed in many cities in Asia except for Delhi. 4 Dust and soot are the main components of PM10 pollutants, and introduction of dust and soot removal devices including electric dust collectors and bug filters was enforced in power generation plants and factories. 29 million tons in 2010. 5 did not exist until after 2012; however, observation figures by NASA satellite data revealed that Beijing and Shanghai accomplished over 5 % improvement in annual average concentration when periods 2001–2003 and 2008–2010 are compared (Zell et al.

3 billion m3/year in 2008. 16 billion ton/year from 1956 to 2000). Data correction or adjustment The correction/adjustment factors used in relevant computations included land use, morphology (altitude, slope, slope length, soil characteristics, soil thickness, and vegetation), present and future distribution of the human population (based on National Plan), industrial products and the number of factories, climate data (precipitation, temperature, wind velocity, duration of sun light, evapotranspiration, and parameters on moisture content), water consumption (extraction, irrigation, and daily use), water table level, river flow rates, and water quality in rivers.

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