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Engineering greatly shapes our built and managed environment. It influences our lives and those of ecosystems delivering essential and valuable services to society and its economy. Therefore we believe that all decisions in developing and applying technologies shall be taken with respect to our limited but best possible understanding of integrated human-ecosystem behaviour.

pickerel_frog_long.jpgPresently active applicable fields of Ecological Engineering are:
  • constructed wetlands and aquacultures
  • wastewater reuse and recycling
  • ecological sanitation
  • integrated water resources management
  • restoration ecology & habitat reconstruction
  • renewable energy
  • solids recycling systems
  • transportation & infrastructure
  • process & product engineering
  • green architecture & integrated building techniques
  • urban and regional planning
  • landscape architecture & regenerative design
  • agroengineering & permaculture
  • phytoremediation
  • industrial ecology

IEES also seeks to introduce approaches and principles of Ecological Engineering to classical fields of Engineering such as

  • civil engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • chemical engineering
  • ... 
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Last Updated ( Thursday, 26 November 2009 )
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