Flashcards in Chapter 1.1 Fundamental of Environment Deck (13)
Purpose of Studying
To transfer the knowledge and science to the students for the sustainable resources utilization, in order to get a good quality of life
Definition of Environment
1. Common Definition
2. Legal Definition
3. Academic Definition
Environment is everything surrounding us
Surrounding Us - people center
People is the center of environment, the manager and the destroyer.
Environment has no boundaries
Environment is united.
The smooth boundaries are only the separation of each elements due to the limiting factors.
Environment is human surroundings with form of the physical and ' biological ' condition including the natural and man-made things.
Environment is things form physical, biological, and 'social condition' that exists naturally or are man-made.
General Characteristics of Environment
Man-made vs. Natural
Tangible vs. Intangible
Positive vs. Negative
Concrete vs. Abstract
The Impacts of Environment for Our Life
Safety and Security
Structure (factors that construct)
Properties of Environment
The structures that affect the function; 7
7 Properties of Environment
1. Unique characteristics
2. Unable to live alone
3. Depends on other environment
5. Cause and impacts relationship
6. Difference level of resistances (range of tolerance) due to the external disturbances.
7. Always Change