Environmetrics is a component of Encyclopedia of Mathematical Sciences in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.
Environmetrics is a vigorous new discipline that is both complex and diverse. It covers the development and application of quantitative methods in the environmental sciences. It provides essential tools for understanding, predicting, and controlling the impacts of agents, both man-made and natural, which affect the environment.
This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.
Abdel H. El-Shaarawi was born in Egypt and is presently chief scientist at the National Water Research Institute in Burlington, Ontario and Professor at the McMasters University in Canada. He is specialized in quantitative methods for environmental sciences and author of many related publications. Besides this he is editor of the journal Environmetrics and co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Environmetrics as well as manager of a book series related to environmental sciences.
Charles University Sokolovska, Czech Republic