Concept of the environment and environmental systems

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Abstract

In this chapter, we explain the basic concepts of the environment and environmental systems analysis. In Sect. 10.1, the concepts of environmental problems are explained using the environmental capacity relationship between the nature and scale of human activities. In Sect. 10.2, the basic concepts necessary for environmental protection are explained. Finally, in Sect. 10.3, the procedures and methods of environmental systems analysis are detailed in a systematic analysis of environmental problems focusing on the relationship between the natural environment and human activities.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBasic Studies in Environmental Knowledge, Technology, Evaluation, and Strategy
Subtitle of host publicationIntroduction to East Asia Environmental Studies
PublisherSpringer Japan
Pages139-148
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9784431558194
ISBN (Print)9784431558170
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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Nakayama, H. (2016). Concept of the environment and environmental systems. In Basic Studies in Environmental Knowledge, Technology, Evaluation, and Strategy: Introduction to East Asia Environmental Studies (pp. 139-148). Springer Japan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-55819-4_10