Reducing environmental pressures of road building
Hargroves, Karlson, Desha, Cheryl, Whistler, Luke, & Farr, Annabel (2011) Reducing environmental pressures of road building. In Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads Engineering Technology Forum, 1-4 August 2011, Brisbane, Qld.
Although road construction and use provides significant economic and social benefits its environmental impact is of growing concern. Roads are one of the greatest greenhouse gas contributors both directly through fossil energy consumed in mining, transporting, earthworks, and paving work, along with in-direct emissions from road use by vehicles. This discussion paper will outline opportunities within the Australian context for reducing environmental pressure in road building and consider the future environmental impacts of road projects.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management (090505)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (090700) > Environmental Engineering Design (090701)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Earth, Environmental & Biological Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 The Author(s)|
|Deposited On:||08 Jul 2015 22:43|
|Last Modified:||13 Jul 2015 08:15|
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