E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts book cover

    The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide

    Past and Present Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Paul J. Karol

    The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts covers the truly varied roles carbon dioxide (CO2) has played and continues to play in the character of our planet. It examines the synthesis of CO2 in stars, the evolution of the atmosphere over billions of years, the chemical and physical…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    CRC Press

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage: Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline book cover

    Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic, and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    eBook – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended…

    eBook – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment book cover

    Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment

    5th Edition

    By John Glasson, Riki Therivel

    A comprehensive, clearly structured and readable overview of the subject, Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment has established itself as the leading introduction to EIA worldwide. This fifth edition is a major update reflecting many significant changes in EIA procedures, process,…

    eBook – 2019-03-25
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Safety and Human Resource Law for the Safety Professional book cover

    Safety and Human Resource Law for the Safety Professional

    1st Edition

    By Thomas D. Schneid

    The purpose of this text to provide a "one stop" source for safety professionals to acquire a general knowledge regarding not only the OSH Act but also laws and standards which impact the safety profession on a daily basis. The safety professional today does not work in a vacuum and decision-making…

    eBook – 2019-03-20
    CRC Press
    Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series

  • Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation book cover

    Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science

    Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ricardo D. Lopez

    Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation, brings together several key examples of the successes and the challenges that exist for environmental stakeholders trying to strike a balance between science and the societal implications of the…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation book cover

    Sustainable Engineering

    Principles and Implementation, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Mulligan

    Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation provides a comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability as it applies to engineering and methods for implementation of sustainable practices. Due to increasing constraints on resources and on the environment and…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    CRC Press

  • Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes book cover

    Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Inazio Martinez de Arano

    Forestry today, like many other sectors that traditionally rely on material goods, faces significant global drivers of societal change that are less often addressed than the environmental concerns commonly in the spotlight of scientific, political, and news media. There are three major…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene book cover

    Field to Palette

    Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek

    Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene is an investigation of the cultural meanings, representations, and values of soil in a time of planetary change. The book offers critical reflections on some of the most challenging environmental problems of our time, including land…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    CRC Press

  • Image Processing and Data Analysis with ERDAS IMAGINE® book cover

    Image Processing and Data Analysis with ERDAS IMAGINE®

    1st Edition

    By Stacy A.C. Nelson, Siamak Khorram

    Remotely sensed data, in the form of digital images captured from spaceborne and airborne platforms, provide a rich analytical and observational source of information about the current status, as well as changes occurring in, on, and around the Earth’s surface. The data products, or simply images…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    CRC Press

  • The Global Casino: An Introduction to Environmental Issues book cover

    The Global Casino

    An Introduction to Environmental Issues, 6th Edition

    By Nick Middleton

    The Global Casino is an introduction to environmental issues which deals both with the workings of the physical environment and with the political, economic and social frameworks in which the issues occur. Using examples from all over the world, the book highlights the underlying causes behind…

    eBook – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Multistakeholder Governance and Democracy: A Global Challenge book cover

    Multistakeholder Governance and Democracy

    A Global Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Harris Gleckman

    Multistakeholder governance is proposed as the way forward in global governance. For some leaders in civil society and government who are frustrated with the lack of power of the UN system and multilateralism it is seen as an attractive alternative; others, particularly in the corporate world, see…

    eBook – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

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