E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Development and Security in Southeast Asia: Volume I: The Environment book cover

    Development and Security in Southeast Asia

    Volume I: The Environment, 1st Edition

    By Carolina G. Hernandez

    Edited by David B. Dewitt

    This title was first published in 2003. This three-volume set examines the relationship between government and civil society in their efforts to define and pursue security. Including the results of an extensive research program, each volume is organized around one of the three principal themes -…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Human Rights: Power, Ethics and Law book cover

    Environmental Human Rights

    Power, Ethics and Law, 1st Edition

    By Jan Hancock

    This title was first published in 2003. Environmental Human Rights redefines the political, ethical and legal relationships between the environment and human rights to claim the human rights to an environment free from toxic pollution and to natural resources. Through a focus on the operational…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Practical Handbook of Marine Science book cover

    Practical Handbook of Marine Science

    4th Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    The heavily-revised Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Fourth Edition continues its tradition as a state-of-the-art reference that updates the field of marine science to meet the interdisciplinary research needs of physical oceanographers, marine biologists, marine chemists, and marine…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs: America’s Best Investment book cover

    Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts: Maps, Archives, and Timelines book cover

    Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts

    Maps, Archives, and Timelines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Lach Arlinghaus, Joseph J. Kerski, Ann Evans Larimore, Matthew Naud

    Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts: Maps, Archives, and Timelines cultivates the spatial thinking "habit of mind" as a critical geographical view of how the world works, including how environmental systems function, and how we can approach and solve environmental problems using maps,…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    CRC Press

  • Cloud Computing in Remote Sensing book cover

    Cloud Computing in Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    By Lizhe Wang, Jining Yan, Yan Ma

    This book provides the users with quick and easy data acquisition, processing, storage and product generation services. It describes the entire life cycle of remote sensing data and builds an entire high performance remote sensing data processing system framework. It also develops a series of…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Humans and Lions: Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence book cover

    Humans and Lions

    Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence, 1st Edition

    By Keith Somerville

    This book places lion conservation and the relationship between people and lions both in historical context and in the context of the contemporary politics of conservation in Africa. The killing of Cecil the Lion in July 2015 brought such issues to the public’s attention. Were lions threatened in…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Digital Environments book cover

    Digital Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin

    With the title serving as an umbrella term to distinguish simulated places from real places, Digital Environments signifies a shift in how we think about interactions with places and spaces, both real and simulated. The very idea of digital environments, though, complicates such distinctions,…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources: Causes, Governance and Prevention book cover

    Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources

    Causes, Governance and Prevention, 1st Edition

    By Karen A. Alexander

    This book explores the types of conflicts that occur over marine and coastal resources, the underlying causes, and attempts to prevent them. Despite the emergence of various marine and coastal governance approaches to address the effects of human activities within the marine environment, conflict…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Data, Models and Analysis: The Highest Impact Articles in 'Atmosphere-Ocean' book cover

    Data, Models and Analysis

    The Highest Impact Articles in 'Atmosphere-Ocean', 1st Edition

    Edited by Guoqi Han, Hai Lin, Douw Steyn

    This volume contains the ten most cited articles that have appeared in the journal Atmosphere-Ocean since 1995. These articles cover a wide range of topics in meteorology, climatology and oceanography. Modelling work is represented in five papers, covering global climate model development; a…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa book cover

    Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Soil degradation is a widespread problem in Africa resulting in decreased agricultural productivity while demand for food continues to increase. Degradation is caused by accelerated erosion, acidification, contamination, depletion of soil organic matter and plant nutrients, and salinization. The…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Regaining Security: A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium book cover

    Regaining Security

    A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium, 1st Edition

    By William J. Weida

    First published in 1997, this volume observes that of all the materials, systems and facilities that designed and operated nuclear weapons, the most readily available assets for reuse are often identified as the highly enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium from warheads. However, proliferation…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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