Proceedings of the New Zealand Ecological Society (1972) 19: 7- 12

Engineering and ecology: A possible set of ecological guidelines for engineers.

Research Article
D. Scott  
  1. Grasslands Division Substation, Department of Industrial and Scientific Research, Lincoln.

An outline of a possible set of ecological guidelines for engineers is given. It is based on the complementary approaches of ecological principles, environmental factors, natural landscape units (their properties and limitations) and uses (their requirements and effects). The emphasis would be on biological factors and interactions