Engineering Earth

Engineering Earth

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This is the first book to examine the actual impact of physical and social engineering projects in more than fifty countries from a multidisciplinary perspective. The book brings together an international team of nearly two hundred authors from over two dozen different countries and more than a dozen different social, environmental, and engineering sciences. Together they document and illustrate with case studies, maps and photographs the scale and impacts of many megaprojects and the importance of studying these projects in historical, contemporary and postmodern perspectives. This pioneering book will stimulate interest in examining a variety of both social and physical engineering projects at local, regional, and global scales and from disciplinary and trans-disciplinary perspectives.The first section below sketches the blue revolution as it has taken place in fisheries around the world. It is followed by elaborations of the ... Attention then shifts to the technology which underlay both blue revolutions. Special consideration is given ... Smith (2000, 2004a, 2004b) presents the transformation of world fisheries as part of a larger movement from traditional to industrial society, which commenced around 1780 in Europe but obviously has earlier roots. This societal movementanbsp;...


Title:Engineering Earth
Author: Stanley D. Brunn
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-03-19
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