Ecological Engineering: Principles and Practice
CRC Press, Sep 25, 2003 - Nature - 472 pages
Less expensive and more environmentally appropriate than conventional engineering approaches, constructed ecosystems are a promising technology for environmental problem solving. Undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals need an introductory text that details the biology and ecology of this rapidly developing discipline, known as
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