E-books: Environmental Management

  • Volcano and Geothermal Tourism: Sustainable Geo-Resources for Leisure and Recreation book cover

    Volcano and Geothermal Tourism

    Sustainable Geo-Resources for Leisure and Recreation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Erfurt-Cooper, Malcolm Cooper

    There are over 1300 active volcanoes worldwide and many more dormant or extinct. Some are developed as tourist destinations; others are not, but have great potential. Mount Fuji in Japan attracts over 100 million visitors per year and has immense cultural and spiritual significance, while a number…

    eBook – 2010-08-12
    Routledge

  • Science, Policy and Stakeholders in Water Management: An Integrated Approach to River Basin Management book cover

    Science, Policy and Stakeholders in Water Management

    An Integrated Approach to River Basin Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Gooch, Per Stålnacke

    One of the major problems facing practitioners and scientists working with water management is how to integrate knowledge and experiences from scientific, policy and stakeholder perspectives. In this book this science-policy-stakeholder interface (SPSI) is examined both analytically and through the…

    eBook – 2010-08-12
    Routledge

  • Methane and Climate Change book cover

    Methane and Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pete Smith, David Reay, Andre Van Amstel

    Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas and is estimated to be responsible for approximately one-fifth of man-made global warming. Per kilogram, it is 25 times more powerful than carbon dioxide over a 100-year time horizon -- and global warming is likely to enhance methane release from a number of…

    eBook – 2010-08-12
    Routledge

  • The Future of Energy Use book cover

    The Future of Energy Use

    2nd Edition

    By Geoff O'Brien, Nicola Pearsall, Phil O'Keefe

    Following the success of its predecessor, this second edition of The Future of Energy Use provides essential analysis of the use of different forms of energy and their environmental and social impacts. It examines conventional, nuclear and renewable sources and technologies, using relevant case…

    eBook – 2010-02-09
    Routledge

  • A Handbook of Soil Terminology, Correlation and Classification book cover

    A Handbook of Soil Terminology, Correlation and Classification

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pavel Krasilnikov, Juan-Jose Ibanez Marti, Richard Arnold, Serghei Shoba

    Soil classification and terminology are fundamental issues for the clear understanding and communication of the subject. However, while there are many national soil classification systems, these do not directly correlate with each other. This leads to confusion and great difficulty in undertaking…

    eBook – 2009-12-01
    Routledge

  • Energy, Environment and Development book cover

    Energy, Environment and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Jose Goldemberg, Oswaldo Lucon

    The relationship between energy and the environment has been the basis of many studies over the years, as has the relationship between energy and development, yet both of these approaches may produce distortions. In the first edition of this book, Professor Goldemberg pioneered the study of all…

    eBook – 2009-12-01
    Routledge

  • What is Land For?: The Food, Fuel and Climate Change Debate book cover

    What is Land For?

    The Food, Fuel and Climate Change Debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Lobley, Michael Winter

    In recent decades agricultural commodity surpluses in the developed world have contributed to a mantra of 'land surplus' in which set-aside, extensification, alternative land uses and 'wilding' have been key terms in debates over land. Quite suddenly all this has changed as a consequence of rapidly…

    eBook – 2009-12-01
    Routledge

  • New Frontiers in Urban Analysis: In Honor of Atsuyuki Okabe book cover

    New Frontiers in Urban Analysis

    In Honor of Atsuyuki Okabe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yasushi Asami, Yukio Sadahiro, Toru Ishikawa

    Bringing together the world's leading experts in Urban Analysis, this remarkable and critically acclaimed volume applies the theories and models of Atsuyuko Okabe, Japan's preeminent spatial analyst, to case studies in urban planning, transport, administration, and public health in the context of…

    eBook – 2009-06-26
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Management, Sustainable Development and Human Health book cover

    Environmental Management, Sustainable Development and Human Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves, Fred C. Schaffner, Ahmed Abdelhadi, Mattheus F.A. Goosen

    Sustainable development is now considered by many organizations and their stakeholders the model to follow. An increasing number of companies currently act and communicate based on their triple performance (i.e. economic, environmental and social). Educators and scientists can follow this…

    eBook – 2008-10-22
    CRC Press

  • Land, Water and Development: Sustainable and Adaptive Management of Rivers book cover

    Land, Water and Development

    Sustainable and Adaptive Management of Rivers, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Newson

    Water is newsworthy: there is, or will be, a world water crisis. Aggravated by climate change, we are approaching the limits of human exploitation of freshwater resources, notably in growing essential food. The complexities and uncertainties associated with improving our management of fresh water…

    eBook – 2008-09-17
    Routledge

  • Coastal Systems book cover

    Coastal Systems

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Haslett

    The coast represents the crossroads between the oceans, land and atmosphere, and all three contribute to the physical and ecological evolution of coastlines. Coasts are dynamic systems, with identifiable inputs and outputs of energy and material. Changes to input force coasts to respond, often in…

    eBook – 2008-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

  • Ecosystems book cover

    Ecosystems

    2nd Edition

    By Gordon Dickinson, Kevin Murphy

    In examining both theory and applications, this book, through useful examples, provides a stimulating introduction to ecosystems. It examines the nature, types and characteristics of ecosystems as well as investigating the interactions between various systems and human actions. Using functional…

    eBook – 2007-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

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