Environmental Sciences Products

  • A History of Technology and Environment

    From stone tools to ecological crisis

    By Edward L. Golding

    This book offers an accessible overview of the impact of key areas of technology on earth’s environment. It makes the case that the easiest way to understand current problems is by tracing the history and development of four broad areas of technology - direct harvesting of natural resources;…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Advances in Energy, Environment and Materials Science

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environment and Materials Science (EEMS 2016), Singapore, July 29-31, 2016

    Edited by Li Xie

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    CRC Press

  • Green Infrastructure

    Social-Ecological Perspectives

    Edited by J. Blum

    This book explores the social and ecological aspects of green infrastructure through articles and case studies chosen to highlight pertinent theoretical, empirical, design, and planning issues, including: green infrastructure as a hybrid between nature and culture where ecology and society are not…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Simple Statistical Tests for Geography

    By Danny McCarroll

    Statistical methods play an increasingly important role in geography, and a good working knowledge is required by all undergraduate students. Many students struggle to come to grips with the methods, and this book is designed as a practical guide to help them to analyse and interpret data. It is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • 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 – 2016-11-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Fundamentals of Hydrology

    3rd Edition

    By Tim Davie, Nevil Quinn

    Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. The book consists of three parts, each of fundamental importance in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Environmental Technology and Innovations

    Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environmental Technology and Innovations (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 23-25 November 2016)

    Edited by Vladimir Koci, Phan Dao

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    CRC Press

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Environmental Geotechnology, Second Edition

    By Hsai-Yang Fang, Ronald C. Chaney

    This new edition of a bestseller presents updated technology advances that have occurred since publication of the first edition. It increases the utility and scope of the content through numerous case studies and examples and an entirely new set of problems and solutions. The book also has an…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27 
    CRC Press

  • Environment and Society in Ethiopia

    By Girma Kebbede

    Ethiopia is facing environmental and poverty challenges, and urgently needs effective management of its environmental resources. Much of the Ethiopian landscape has been significantly altered and reshaped by centuries of human activities, and three-quarters of the rural population is living on…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure

    Edited by Bruno Peuportier, Fabien Leurent, Jean Roger-Estrade

    The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

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