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Research data: ENVIRONMENT
The setting of uniform characteristics for a particular good or service is a means of guaranteeing certain minimal quality standards. A mix ...Download this report
2016 The impact of environmental management plans on firms' compliance with governmental regulations and environmental laws
Many developed and developing countries have enacted environmental laws and regulations to control water quality and the environment. Howeve...
Natural and human-induced environmental hazards are becoming increasingly prominent. The frequency of recorded natural disasters rose marked...
2016 The role of geospatial technologies in modeling acid mine drainage: a case study of South Africa's Tweelopiespruit
This chapter demonstrates the application of GIS in tracing and predicting the spatial variation of AMD pollutants on the environment. Apar...