Taylor & Francis India: Earth Sciences

  • Micropollutants in Large Lakes: from Potential Pollution Sources to Risk Assessments book cover

    Micropollutants in Large Lakes

    from Potential Pollution Sources to Risk Assessments

    By Nathalie Chevre

    Scientists, regulators, and the general public are now more and more aware of the chemicals present in surface waters worldwide. Agrochemicals, such as herbicides or insecticides, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics can be detected at low to medium concentrations in seas, groundwaters and rivers. Among…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    EPFL Press

  • Ecological Risk Assessment: Innovative Field and Laboratory Studies book cover

    Ecological Risk Assessment

    Innovative Field and Laboratory Studies

    By Lawrence V. Tannenbaum

    This book will present a detailed analysis of how some current ecological risk assessment (ERA) studies fall short of their intended mark. It will discuss the limitations of these studies and explain how sometimes their premises are fundamentally flawed, thus producing data that is not particularly…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Forestry Applications book cover

    Forestry Applications

    Edited by Gregory Paradis

    In 2012, a Forestry Special Interest Group (FSIG) was founded within the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS). Besides a general commitment to promoting the application of operational research (OR) to forest management and forest products industry problems, the FSIG has two concrete…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • The Astrophotography Manual: A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Sky Imaging book cover

    The Astrophotography Manual

    A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Sky Imaging, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Woodhouse

    The Astrophotography Manual, Second Edition is for photographers ready to move beyond standard SLR cameras and editing software to create beautiful images of nebulas, galaxies, clusters, and the stars. Beginning with a brief astronomy primer, this book takes readers through the full…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Focal Press

  • Rivers and Society: Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods book cover

    Rivers and Society

    Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods

    Edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, Shamik Chakraborty

    Rivers and their watersheds constitute some of the most dynamic and complex landscapes. Rivers have sustained human communities, and human societies have utilized and altered river flows in a number of ways for millennia. However, the level of human impact on rivers, and on watershed environments,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Effective Stress and Equilibrium Equation for Soil Mechanics book cover

    Effective Stress and Equilibrium Equation for Soil Mechanics

    By Longtan Shao, Xiaoxia Guo, Shiyi Liu, Guofeng Zheng

    The concept of effective stress and effective stress equation are fundamental for establishing the theory of soil mechanics and poromechanics. However, up till now, the physical meaning of effective stress has not been explained clearly, and the theoretical basis of effective stress equation has…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Hazards book cover

    Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Hazards

    Edited by George P. Petropoulos, Tanvir Islam

    Extreme weather and climate change aggravate the frequency and magnitude of disasters. Facing atypical and more severe events, existing early warning and response systems become inadequate both in scale and scope. Earth Observation (EO) provides today information at global, regional and even basin…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13 
    CRC Press

  • A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species book cover

    A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species

    Edited by Robert A. Francis

    Invasive non-native species are a major threat to global biodiversity. Often introduced accidentally through international travel or trade, they invade and colonize new habitats, often with devastating consequences for the local flora and fauna. Their environmental impacts can range from damage to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Water Supply and Demand Management in the Galápagos: A Case Study of Santa Cruz Island book cover

    Water Supply and Demand Management in the Galápagos

    A Case Study of Santa Cruz Island

    By Maria Fernanda Reyes Perez

    Water resources in tourist islands have been severely threatened, especially in the Galápagos Islands, where the increased local population has generated attractive income from the tourist services. In addition, the data regarding water supply and demand are scarce. This study investigates water…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    CRC Press

  • The Physics of Composite and Porous Media book cover

    The Physics of Composite and Porous Media

    By T. J. T. (Tim) Spanos, Norman Udey

    This book explains non-linear field theory that describes how physical processes occur in the earth. Building on the success of T.J.T. Spanos's previous book The Thermophysics of Porous Media, it describes physical processes associated with the interaction of the various phases at the macroscale (…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    CRC Press

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin book cover

    Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

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