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Authors: M. Ibrahim Khan and M. Rafiqul Islam (Dalhousie University, Canada) 
Book Description:
The word ‘sustainability’ is frequently misunderstood because there are numerous definitions of sustainability and not even two definitions have converging meanings. Instead of achieving ‘sustainability’, some of the sustainable development projects aggravate ecological and other problems, as painfully evidenced in numerous experimental projects. This book attempts to improve our understanding of what it means to be sustainable by exploring several different sustainability projects and techniques.

Table of Contents:
Preface;

Chapter 1 - True Sustainability in Technology Development; pp. 1-51

Chapter 2 - Unsustainable Natural Resource Operations; pp. 53-110

Chapter 3 - Towards Sustainable Offshore Operations: A Case Study on the Scotian Shelf; pp. 111-147

Chapter 4 - Modeling Fate and Behavior of Oil Discharges in the Marine Ecosystem; pp. 149-181

Chapter 5 - Sustainable Technology Development for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations; pp. 183-216

Chapter 6 - Sustainable Management Techniques of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations; pp. 217-251

Chapter 7 - Zero Waste Community-Based Sustainable Energy Development Technologies; pp. 253-298

Chapter 8 - Sustainable Technologies; pp. 299-364

Index.

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   ISBN: 1-60021-203-4
   Status: AV
  
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