Environmental Sciences Products

  • Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change

    Shenzhen as a Case Study

    By Biao Liu, Huang Bo

    This book will firstly help readers establish the research parameters of land use change and then provide a set of statistical models to effectively process land use change data. Analysis of the results derived from this processing will aid urban planners and policy makers to effectively understand…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • Dictionary of Sustainability

    By Margaret Robertson

    The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Data, Models and Analysis

    The Highest Impact Articles in Atmosphere-Ocean

    Edited by Guoqi Han, Hai Lin, Douw Steyn

    This volume contains the ten most cited articles to appear 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 cumulus…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge

  • China's Soil Pollution and Degradation Problems

    By Claudio Delang

    China’s air pollution is infamous. The haze can make it impossible to see buildings across the street and the pollution forces schools to close, and creates health and morbidity problems, in addition to tremendous environmental degradation. However, China also faces another important environmental…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Lacto-Fermentation of Human Excreta for Agricultural Application

    By Nadejda Andreev

    Human excreta is a valuable fertilizer for improving soil quality and crop productivity, with a potential to replace or complement the mineral fertilizers. The main challenges related to human excreta regarding agricultural applications are microbial contamination risks, loss of nutrients, and odor…

    Paperback – 2017-05-05 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Management of Land Resources

    An Indian Perspective

    Edited by G.P. Obi Reddy, N.G. Patil, Arun Chaturvedi

    The depletion of land resources is one of the greatest challenges for mankind in this millennium. Shrinking land resources, weather aberrations, deterioration of land quality, and the globalization and liberalization of market economies have become intertwined to influence the sustainable…

    Hardback – 2017-04-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Sustainability and the Rights of Nature

    An Introduction

    By Cameron La Follette, Chris Maser

    Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction is a much-needed guide that addresses the exciting and significant paradigm shift to the Rights of Nature, as it is occurring both in the United States and internationally in the fields of environmental law and environmental sustainability.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    CRC Press
    Social Environmental Sustainability

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Hardback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of Sustainability in Civil Engineering

    By Andrew Braham

    This book will provide a foundation to understand the development of sustainability in civil engineering, and tools to address the three pillars of sustainability: economics, environment, and society. It will also include case studies in the four major areas of civil engineering: environmental,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-29 
    CRC Press

  • Ecosystem Services

    Key Issues

    By Mark Everard

    The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

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