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  • Sensory Evaluation Techniques, Fifth Edition

    By Gail Vance Civille, B. Thomas Carr

    The fifth edition of a bestseller, this book covers all phases of performing sensory evaluation studies, from listing the steps involved in a sensory evaluation project to presenting advanced statistical methods. The new edition has undergone a comprehensive reorganization, revision, and updating.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    CRC Press

  • Green Design and Manufacturing for Sustainability

    By Nand K. Jha

    This textbook integrates green design and manufacturing within the framework of sustainability, emphasizing cost, recyclables, and reuse. This book includes the analytical techniques for cost minimization, reduction of material waste, and the reduction of energy consumption during the manufacturing…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-11-03 
    CRC Press

  • Remotely Sensed Data Characterization, Classification, and Accuracies

    Edited by Prasad S. Thenkabail, Ph.D.

    A comprehensive documentation of the scientific and methodological advances in remote sensing data, methods, and applications over last 50 years, this highly practical book demonstrates the experience, utility, methods, and models used in studying a wide array of land applications. Leading experts…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    CRC Press
    Remote Sensing Handbook

  • Remote Sensing of Water Resources, Disasters, and Urban Studies

    Edited by Prasad S. Thenkabail, Ph.D.

    This book is the most comprehensive documentation of the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place in understanding remote sensing data, methods, and applications over last 50 years. In a very practical way it demonstrates the experience, utility, methods and models used in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    CRC Press
    Remote Sensing Handbook

  • Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing

    Edited by Prasad S. Thenkabail, Ph.D.

    With more than 100 leading global contributors, this book is the most comprehensive documentation of the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place in understanding remote sensing data, methods, and applications over last 50 years. In a very practical way the book demonstrates the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    CRC Press
    Remote Sensing Handbook

  • Remote Sensing Handbook - Three Volume Set

    Edited by Prasad S. Thenkabail, Ph.D.

    Shelving Guide: GIS and Remote Sensing A volume in the three-volume Remote Sensing Handbook series, Remote Sensing of Water Resources, Disasters, and Urban Studies documents the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place during the last 50 years. The other two volumes in the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    CRC Press
    Remote Sensing Handbook

  • Productivity Effects of Cropland Erosion in the United States

    By Pierre R. Crosson

    In the 1970’s, agriculture in the United States seemed to be booming. With an extra demand for crops, extra acres were taken on to increase production which was predicted to increase further with an ever-growing population. However, concerns were beginning to be raised over the adequacy of land for…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops

    By Chirantan Chattopadhyay, S. J. Kolte, Farid Waliyar

    Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops presents an unprecedentedly thorough collection of information on the diseases of cultivated annual oilseed crops, including peanut, rapeseed-mustard, sesame, soybean, sunflower, and safflower. Written by internationally recognized researchers, this book covers and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    CRC Press

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Physics of Radiation and Climate

    By Michael A. Box, Gail P. Box

    This book offers practical and detailed introduction to the physics of climate science. It is divided into three main sections, with the first providing an introduction to the atmosphere and ocean—their composition, thermodynamics, vertical structure, and basic flow patterns. The next chapters…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    CRC Press

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