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Flashcards in Soft and hard engineering Deck (3):
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Features of hard engineering

Hard engineering is expensive and disrupts natural processes,

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Features of soft engineering

soft engineering tends to be cheaper and requires less time and money to maintain.

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Why is soft engineering more sustainable?

it has a lower economic cost and environmental impact