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Environmental science, engineering & technology books

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Property Rights and Climate Change Land-use under changing environmental conditions by Dr. Thomas Hartmann Property Rights and Climate Change Land-use under changing environmental conditions

This book explores the multifarious relationships between different types of climate-driven environmental changes and property rights. This original contribution to the literature examines such climate changes through the lens of property rights, rather than through the lens of land use...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Key Thinkers on the Environment by Joy A. (University of Durham, UK) Palmer Cooper Key Thinkers on the Environment
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Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer Cooper and David E. Cooper, themselves distinguished authors on environmental matters, have assembled a team of expert contributors to summarize and analyse...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Key Thinkers on the Environment by Joy A. (University of Durham, UK) Palmer Cooper Key Thinkers on the Environment
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Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer Cooper and David E. Cooper, themselves distinguished authors on environmental matters, have assembled a team of expert contributors to summarize and analyse...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

Energy Poverty and Vulnerability A Global Perspective by Saska Petrova Energy Poverty and Vulnerability A Global Perspective

Human health and well being are closely intertwined with the ability to access affordable and modern domestic energy services, including heating, cooling, lighting, cooking, and information technology. Energy poverty is said to occur when such amenities cannot be secured up...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

Governance in the Extractive Industries Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation by Lori Leonard Governance in the Extractive Industries Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation

Greater understanding of the forms and consequences of investment and disinvestment in the extractive industries is required as a result of capitalist expansion, recent declines in global commodity prices, and claims that extractive sector projects, especially in the global south,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Geological Belts, Plate Boundaries, and Mineral Deposits in Myanmar by Andrew (Consultant, Myanmar Precious Resources Group, Myanmar) Mitchell Geological Belts, Plate Boundaries, and Mineral Deposits in Myanmar
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Geological Belts, Plate Boundaries and Mineral Deposits in Myanmar is a thorough and accessible guide to Southeast Asia's most mineral rich yet hazardous region, arming readers with a comprehensive overview of the geography, geology, mineral potential and tectonic plate activity...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Environmental Human Rights A Political Theory Perspective by Markku Oksanen Environmental Human Rights A Political Theory Perspective

The nature of environmental human rights and their relation to larger rights theories has been a frequent topic of discussion in law, environmental ethics and political theory. However, the subject of environmental human rights has not been fully established among...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America Managing Vulnerability, Fostering Resilience by Walter Leal Filho Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America Managing Vulnerability, Fostering Resilience

This book showcases experiences from research, field projects and best practice in climate change adaptation in countries in the Latin American region, focusing on managing vulnerability and fostering resilience. It includes a selection of papers presented at a specialist symposium...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Towards a Political Economy of Resource Dependent Regions by Halseth Greg, Laura Ryser Towards a Political Economy of Resource Dependent Regions
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This book advances our understanding of resource-dependent regions in developed economies in the 21st Century. It explores how rural and small town places are working to find success in a new economy marked by demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Rivers of the Anthropocene by Jason M. Kelly Rivers of the Anthropocene

Presents the work and research of the Rivers of the Anthropocene Network, an international collaborative group of scientists, social scientists, humanists, artists, policy makers, and community organizers working to produce innovative transdisciplinary research on global freshwater systems.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

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Applied Elasticity and Plasticity by Mumtaz Kassir Applied Elasticity and Plasticity

APPLIED ELASTICITY and PLASTICITY is designed for senior-level and 1st year graduate students in Civil, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Metallurgical Engineering who are learning the theory and application of elasticity and plasticity. Based on the author's many years of teaching and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Community-Based Adaptation Mainstreaming into National and Local Planning by Hannah Reid Community-Based Adaptation Mainstreaming into National and Local Planning

Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change is based on local priorities, needs, knowledge and capacities. Early CBA initiatives were generally implemented by non-government organisations (NGOs), and operated primarily at the local level. Many used 'bottom-up' participatory processes to identify the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding by Jon D. Unruh Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Claims to land and territory are often a cause of conflict, and land issues present some of the most contentious problems for post-conflict peacebuilding. Among the land-related problems that emerge during and after conflict are the exploitation of land-based resources...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Economic Institutions and Environmental Policy by Antonio Nicita Economic Institutions and Environmental Policy

This title was first published in 2001. This wide-ranging and comprehensive collection investigates the background to environmental economic development over the last thirty years, and the political implications of new directions resulting from technological and cultural changes in environmental issues....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Cornerstone of Development Integrating Environmental, Social, and Economic Policies by Jamie Schnurr The Cornerstone of Development Integrating Environmental, Social, and Economic Policies

Sustainable development quickly became the universal goal for environmentalists in the 1990s, motivated by the 1988 Brundtland Report and the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio. When the time came to bring theory into reality, sustainable development revealed far more complexity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Environmental Sampling and Analysis for Technicians by Maria Csuros Environmental Sampling and Analysis for Technicians

This book provides the basic knowledge in sample collection, field and laboratory quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC), sample custody, regulations and standards of environmental pollutants. The text covers sample collection, preservation, handling, detailed field activities, and sample custody. It provides an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions The Case of Scotland and Bavaria by Antje C.K. Brown EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions The Case of Scotland and Bavaria

This title was first published in 2001: Despite the fact that environmental directives are one of the strongest areas of policy decreed by the EU, it has a much poorer record when it comes to actual implementation of these policies....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Global Thinking and Local Action Agriculture, Tropical Forest Loss and Conservation in Southeast Nigeria by Uwem E. Ite Global Thinking and Local Action Agriculture, Tropical Forest Loss and Conservation in Southeast Nigeria

This title was first published in 2001. Based on extensive local field research undertaken in and around the Cross River National Park in Nigeria, this book provides a socio-economic study of the tensions between agriculture and nature conservation. Taking a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

European Coastal Zone Management Partnership Approaches by Mr. Robert W. Dixon-Gough European Coastal Zone Management Partnership Approaches

This title was first published in 2001. Management of coastal zone areas is particularly complicated due to their international nature. Focussing on European coastal zones, this volume examines the various key issues and concerns and highlights the importance of partnership...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Microbiology and Chemistry for Environmental Scientists and Engineers by Jason Birkett Microbiology and Chemistry for Environmental Scientists and Engineers

Biological and chemical processes play a key role in the treatment of domestic wastewater and are becoming increasingly important in tackling the problems caused by industrial wastes. The first edition of this popular text focused on microbial systems and wastewater...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

A Handbook for the Field Assessment of Land Degradation by Michael A. Stocking A Handbook for the Field Assessment of Land Degradation

With the increasing concern over rural livelihoods and the food security of poor communities in developing countries, it is vital that land quality is maintained. Yet, land degradation is widespread and is lowering the productive capacity of the land in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Climate Change Impacts Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016 by Vijay P Singh Climate Change Impacts Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016

This book comprises the select proceedings of the International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society. The book is divided into four parts. Part I deals with some aspects of climatic characteristics ranging from changes in temperature and sunshine hours...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Pedometrics by Alex B. McBratney Pedometrics

This book presents the basic concepts of quantitative soil science and, within this framework, it seeks to construct a new body of knowledge. There is a growing need for quantitative approach in soil science, which arises from a general demand...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Environmental Pollution Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016 by Vijay P Singh Environmental Pollution Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016

This book comprises select proceedings of the International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society. The book is divided into five parts. The first part deals with some aspects of environmental pollution such as socio-economic environment assessment for sustainable development,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Energy and Environment Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016 by Vijay P Singh Energy and Environment Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016

This book comprising seven parts is organized under two sections. The first section deals with environment containing four parts, whereas the second section, containing three parts, is on energy. Section one is concluded with Part IV on social environment. Section...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Handbook of Environmental Engineering by Myer Kutz Handbook of Environmental Engineering

Thes broad treatment of the topic gives the book its relevance as a source of information for both theoretical fundamentals and real-world applications. Since Environmental engineering is a wide-ranging engineering discipline the contributions in the book include several major and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Reuniting Economy and Ecology in Sustainable Development by Charles R. Beaton Reuniting Economy and Ecology in Sustainable Development

Reuniting Economy and Ecology in Sustainable Development is part of a series on the various aspects of sustainable development, where community focuses on the primacy and quality of relationships among people sharing a particular place and between people and their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Global Climate Change Turning Knowledge Into Action by David E. Kitchen Global Climate Change Turning Knowledge Into Action

The science of climate change is a complex subject that balances the physical record and scientific fact with politics, policy, and ethics - and is of particular importance to the geosciences. This thoughtfully crafted new text and accompanying media encourage...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security by Bjorn-Oliver (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany) Magsig International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security
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The world's freshwater supplies are increasingly threatened by rapidly increasing demand and the impacts of global climate change, but current approaches to transboundary water management are unsustainable and may threaten future global stability and international security. The absence of law...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia by Bo Kong Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia

Drawing on cutting-edge research from leading scholars, this book investigates state preferences for regime creation and assesses state capacity for executing these preferences in Northeast Asia's energy domain, defined as the geographical area comprising the following countries: Russia, Mongolia, China,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas Conservation and Management by C. Max (Charles Sturt University, Australia) Finlayson Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas Conservation and Management
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Freshwater ecosystems have the greatest species diversity per unit area. This book shows that, rather than a marginal part of protected area management, freshwater conservation is central to sustaining biodiversity. It focuses on better practices for conserving inland aquatic ecosystems...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas Conservation and Management by C. Max (Charles Sturt University, Australia) Finlayson Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas Conservation and Management
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Freshwater ecosystems have the greatest species diversity per unit area. This book shows that, rather than a marginal part of protected area management, freshwater conservation is central to sustaining biodiversity. It focuses on better practices for conserving inland aquatic ecosystems...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

Conservation and Development in Cambodia Exploring Frontiers of Change in Nature, State and Society by Sarah Milne Conservation and Development in Cambodia Exploring Frontiers of Change in Nature, State and Society

Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has experienced...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2017

Forests and Globalization Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development by John Innes Forests and Globalization Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world's forests. The work has been developed by the Resources for the Future Task Force for the International Union...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development Exploring the Nexus of Private and Public Interests by Lez Rayman-Bacchus Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development Exploring the Nexus of Private and Public Interests

Corporate responsibility and sustainable development are two concepts that may be able to reconcile many of the big challenges facing the world; challenges such as tensions between respect for the natural environment, social justice, and economic development; the long view...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Decision-Making and Radioactive Waste Disposal by Andrew Newman, Gerry Nagtzaam Decision-Making and Radioactive Waste Disposal
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The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes by Ian D. Rotherham Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes

In this comprehensive book, the critical components of the European landscape - forest, parkland, and other grazed landscapes with trees are addressed. The book considers the history of grazed treed landscapes, of large grazing herbivores in Europe, and the implications...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Sustainability and the City Urban Poetics and Politics by Lauren Curtright Sustainability and the City Urban Poetics and Politics

This book rethinks cities' relationships to sustainable development from a cultural studies perspective with social justice as its goal. Chapter authors are optimistic that cities can achieve sustainability, but insist that cities will if participation in the effort is inclusive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Environmental Management: Revision Guide for the IEMA Associate Membership Exam and NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management by Adrian Belcham Environmental Management: Revision Guide for the IEMA Associate Membership Exam and NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management

Written by Adrian Belcham, author of Manual of Environmental Management, this is the essential guide to prepare you for the IEMA Associate Membership Exam and NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management. Through the inclusion of revision tips, exam guidance and self-test...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Twyford Down Roads, campaigning and environmental law by Barbara Bryant Twyford Down Roads, campaigning and environmental law

The Twyford Down story is set in a political and historical framework in order to examine the key issues affecting road planning and environmental protection: the system of route selection; Crown development; government agents, NGOs and locally elected authorities; conservation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

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