Technology Assessment and Environmental Engineering

Ellis R. Mottur

DOI: 10.2190/CMVC-4QGF-4WYN-VFN9


This paper emphasizes the significant role environmental engineering must play in the resolution of the nation's social problems. The paper: (1) delineates the nature and significance of technology assessment, providing a preliminary definition of the assessment process; (2) examines the relationship of environmental engineering to technology assessment; and (3) considers environmental engineering and technology assessment within the wider context of conversion of the nation's technical talent and resources from defense to civilian oriented programs.

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