By Kampeng Lei, Shaoqi Zhou, Zhishi Wang (auth.)
This ebook builds at the analyses of Eugene and Howard Odum and introduces the idea that of platforms ecology. Ecological emergy accounting represents a leap forward since it permits researchers to combine man-made capital and typical capital in order that human and ordinary matters might be addressed utilizing a constant process of devices. This ebook develops an emergy accounting version that's compatible for describing city structures, thereby delivering a entire photo of these structures. To make the speculation concrete, the authors use China’s Macao certain Administrative sector as a case learn, and examine the consequences for Macao with these of different city ecosystems worldwide within the fields of ecological economic climate, tourism, waste remedy, playing undefined, land reclamation and source intake etc.
Dr. Kampeng Lei is an advisory senior technician on the Environmental defense Bureau, govt of Macao, China; Shaoqi Zhou is a professor on the university of setting and effort, the South China collage of know-how, and the Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China; Zhishi Wang is a professor on the college of technological know-how and expertise, the college of Macau, China.
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