January 12, 2010 - 3:53pm
EAEE E1100y A Better Planet by Design
Prof. Upmanu Lall and Ah-Hyung (Alissa) park
Sustainable development and management of Earth resources (water, minerals, energy, and land) are now recognized globally as an essential goal. A “systems analytic” approach to understanding feedbacks and interactions between human activity and the environment is introduced. Elements of integrated assessment, modeling, forecasting and decision analysis are illustrated by means of case studies of current resource and environment concerns.