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Research outputs: ENVIRONMENT

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2019 Green building policy environment: regulations, protocols, and codes of practice

The setting of uniform characteristics for a particular good or service is a means of guaranteeing certain minimal quality standards. A mix ...

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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...

2016 Natural and human-induced hazards and disasters in Africa

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...