The Resource Dynamic Modeling of Environmental Systems, by Michael L. Deaton, James J. Winebrake, (electronic resource)

Dynamic Modeling of Environmental Systems, by Michael L. Deaton, James J. Winebrake, (electronic resource)

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Dynamic Modeling of Environmental Systems
Title
Dynamic Modeling of Environmental Systems
Statement of responsibility
by Michael L. Deaton, James J. Winebrake
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Dynamic Modeling of Environmental Systems is a primer on using models to understand environmental problems. With their many natural, economic, political, and technical aspects, environmental problems require a systems approach. This book provides an introduction to modeling concepts and applications that is specifically geared toward the environmental field. Sections on modeling terminology, the uses of models, the model-building process, and the interpretation of output provide the foundation for detailed applications. After an introduction to the basics of dynamic modeling, the book leads students through an analysis of several environmental problems, including surface-water pollution, matter-cycling disruptions, and global warming. The scientific and technical context is provided for each problem, and the methods for analyzing and designing appropriate modeling approaches is provided. While the mathematical content does not exceed the level of a first-semester Calculus course, the book gives students all of the background, examples, and practice exercises needed both to use and understand environmental modeling. It is suitable for upper-level undergraduate and beginning-graduate-level environmental science courses. The text is also useful for environmental professionals seeking an introduction to modeling in their field.
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Deaton, Michael L
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003.3
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English
LC call number
TA342-343
Literary form
non fiction
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Winebrake, James J.
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Modeling Dynamic Systems,
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  • Environmental sciences
  • Ecology
  • Applied Ecology
  • Environmental management
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics
  • Environment, general
  • Ecology
  • Applied Ecology
  • Environmental Management
  • Ecotoxicology
Label
Dynamic Modeling of Environmental Systems, by Michael L. Deaton, James J. Winebrake, (electronic resource)
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Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
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mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
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online resource
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text
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Contents
1 Overview of Environmental Systems -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 An Example of a Simple System -- 1.3 Uses of Systems Models -- 1.4 A Systems Approach to Environmental Problems -- 1.5 Applying Systems Thinking to Environmental Problems -- 1.6 Exercises -- 1.7 Appendix: Getting Around in STELLA® -- 2 Basic Modeling Concepts in Environmental Systems Models -- 2.1 Introduction: Building Blocks for Environmental Systems Models -- 2.2 Behavior Pattern #1: Linear Growth or Decay -- 2.3 Behavior Pattern #2: Exponential Growth or Decay -- 2.4 Behavior Pattern #3: Logistic Growth -- 2.5 Behavior Pattern #4: Overshoot and Collapse -- 2.6 Behavior Pattern #5: Oscillation -- 2.7 Exercises -- 2.8 Suggested Readings -- 3 Strategies for Analyzing and Using Environmental Systems Models -- 3.1 Analyzing a Systems Model: Overview -- 3.2 An Illustrative Model: Infectious Disease Dynamics -- 3.3 Applying the Strategy: Problem Definition -- 3.4 Applying the Strategy: Model Validation -- 3.5 Applying the Strategy: Exploratory Analysis -- 3.6 Applying the Strategy: Case Analysis -- 3.7 Exercises -- 3.8 Suggested Readings -- 3.9 Appendix: Modeling System Perturbations in STELLA® -- 4 Modeling Predator-Prey Systems -- 4.1 The Problem -- 4.2 Background Information -- 4.3 Difference Equations and the Steady-State Solution -- 4.4 Modeling the Dynamic Deer-Wolf System -- 4.5 Exercises -- 4.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 5 Modeling Surface Water Contamination -- 5.1 The Problem -- 5.2 Background Information -- 5.3 Difference Equations and Relationships -- 5.4 Modeling the Dynamic DO System -- 5.5 Exercises -- 5.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 6 Matter Cycling in Ecosystems -- 6.1 The Problem -- 6.2 Background Information -- 6.3 Difference Equations and the Steady-State Solution -- 6.4 Modeling the Dynamic Phosphorus System -- 6.5 Exercises -- 6.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 7 Modeling Mobile Source Air Pollution Inventories -- 7.1 The Problem -- 7.2 Background Information -- 7.3 Difference Equations and Steady-State Solutions -- 7.4 Modeling the Dynamic Mobile Source Emissions System -- 7.5 Exercises -- 7.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 8 Greenhouse Gases and Global Warming -- 8.1 The Problem -- 8.2 Background Information -- 8.3 Difference Equations -- 8.4 Modeling the Dynamic Greenhouse Gas System -- 8.5 Exercises -- 8.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 9 Atmospheric Chemistry and Pollution Transport -- 9.1 The Problem -- 9.2 Background Information -- 9.3 Difference Equations and the Steady-State Solution -- 9.4 Modeling the Dynamic Acid Deposition System -- 9.5 Exercises -- 9.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- Epilogue
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Edition
1st ed. 2000.
Extent
1 online resource (XVI, 197 p.)
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multiple file formats
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online
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9781461213000
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uncompressed
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computer
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10.1007/978-1-4612-1300-0
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Label
Dynamic Modeling of Environmental Systems, by Michael L. Deaton, James J. Winebrake, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
1 Overview of Environmental Systems -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 An Example of a Simple System -- 1.3 Uses of Systems Models -- 1.4 A Systems Approach to Environmental Problems -- 1.5 Applying Systems Thinking to Environmental Problems -- 1.6 Exercises -- 1.7 Appendix: Getting Around in STELLA® -- 2 Basic Modeling Concepts in Environmental Systems Models -- 2.1 Introduction: Building Blocks for Environmental Systems Models -- 2.2 Behavior Pattern #1: Linear Growth or Decay -- 2.3 Behavior Pattern #2: Exponential Growth or Decay -- 2.4 Behavior Pattern #3: Logistic Growth -- 2.5 Behavior Pattern #4: Overshoot and Collapse -- 2.6 Behavior Pattern #5: Oscillation -- 2.7 Exercises -- 2.8 Suggested Readings -- 3 Strategies for Analyzing and Using Environmental Systems Models -- 3.1 Analyzing a Systems Model: Overview -- 3.2 An Illustrative Model: Infectious Disease Dynamics -- 3.3 Applying the Strategy: Problem Definition -- 3.4 Applying the Strategy: Model Validation -- 3.5 Applying the Strategy: Exploratory Analysis -- 3.6 Applying the Strategy: Case Analysis -- 3.7 Exercises -- 3.8 Suggested Readings -- 3.9 Appendix: Modeling System Perturbations in STELLA® -- 4 Modeling Predator-Prey Systems -- 4.1 The Problem -- 4.2 Background Information -- 4.3 Difference Equations and the Steady-State Solution -- 4.4 Modeling the Dynamic Deer-Wolf System -- 4.5 Exercises -- 4.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 5 Modeling Surface Water Contamination -- 5.1 The Problem -- 5.2 Background Information -- 5.3 Difference Equations and Relationships -- 5.4 Modeling the Dynamic DO System -- 5.5 Exercises -- 5.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 6 Matter Cycling in Ecosystems -- 6.1 The Problem -- 6.2 Background Information -- 6.3 Difference Equations and the Steady-State Solution -- 6.4 Modeling the Dynamic Phosphorus System -- 6.5 Exercises -- 6.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 7 Modeling Mobile Source Air Pollution Inventories -- 7.1 The Problem -- 7.2 Background Information -- 7.3 Difference Equations and Steady-State Solutions -- 7.4 Modeling the Dynamic Mobile Source Emissions System -- 7.5 Exercises -- 7.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 8 Greenhouse Gases and Global Warming -- 8.1 The Problem -- 8.2 Background Information -- 8.3 Difference Equations -- 8.4 Modeling the Dynamic Greenhouse Gas System -- 8.5 Exercises -- 8.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- 9 Atmospheric Chemistry and Pollution Transport -- 9.1 The Problem -- 9.2 Background Information -- 9.3 Difference Equations and the Steady-State Solution -- 9.4 Modeling the Dynamic Acid Deposition System -- 9.5 Exercises -- 9.6 References Cited and Suggested Readings -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2000.
Extent
1 online resource (XVI, 197 p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461213000
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4612-1300-0
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)3400000000089481
  • (SSID)ssj0000923609
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11957106
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000923609
  • (PQKBWorkID)10859001
  • (PQKB)10443052
  • (DE-He213)978-1-4612-1300-0
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3074664
  • (EXLCZ)993400000000089481

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