Environmental Sciences Products

  • Life-Cycle of Structures Under Uncertainty

    Emphasis on Fatigue-Sensitive Civil and Marine Structures, 1st Edition

    By Dan M. Frangopol, Sunyong Kim

    Life-cycle analysis is a systemic tool for efficient and effective service life management of deteriorating structures. In the last few decades, theoretical and practical approaches for life-cycle performance and cost analysis have been developed extensively due to increased demand on structural…

    Hardback – 2019-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • Lessons in Environmental Microbiology

    1st Edition

    By Roger Tim Haug

    Lessons in Environmental Microbiology provides an understanding of the microbial processes used in the environmental engineering and science fields. It examines both basic theory as well as the latest advancements in practical applications, including nutrient removal and recovery, methanogenesis,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07 
    CRC Press

  • The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    2nd Edition

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. Since the publication of the first edition, the question of how to reduce our water footprint has become even more urgent. Freshwater scarcity…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Confronting Global Climate Change

    Experiments & Applications in the Tropics, 1st Edition

    By Mark Harris

    This book offers a solutions-based approach to climate change problems which potentially impinge on human beings within the tropics. It largely comprises research articles with supplementary applications and illustrations. The effects of atmospheric phenomena, energy acquisition, wind power, CO2…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    CRC Press

  • Bringing Bayesian Models to Life

    1st Edition

    By Mevin B. Hooten, Trevor Hefley

    Bayesian statistical modeling is essential in ecological and environmental science, but most users of these approaches are limited to implementing Bayesian models with automated software. This book presents details and algorithms for fully Bayesian computation, primarily for students and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Working with Map Projections

    A Guide to their Selection, 1st Edition

    By Fritz Kessler, Sarah Battersby

    A map projection fundamentally impacts the map making process. Working with Map Projections: A Guide to their Selection explains why, for any given map, there isn’t a single "best" map projection. Selecting a projection is a matter of understanding the compromises and consequences of showing a 3-D…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    CRC Press

  • Fundamentals of Hydrology

    3rd Edition

    By Tim Davie, Nevil Wyndham Quinn

    The third edition of 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Ecology and Environment

    1st Edition

    By R.N Bhargava, V. Rajaram, Keith Olson, Lynn Tiede

    The alarming rise in greenhouse gas and pollution level which has resulted in serious environmental and ecological harm is the biggest concern today. It has not only made the lives of mankind miserable but also threatens their very existence. Ecology and Environment has delved in depth on the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    CRC Press

  • Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Gunilla Almered Olsson, Pernille Gooch

    Providing both a theoretical background and practical examples of natural resource conflict, this volume explores the pressures on natural resources leading to scarcity and conflict.  It is shown that the causes and driving forces behind natural resource conflicts are diverse, complex and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Study Skills for Geography, Earth and Environmental Science Students

    4th Edition

    By Pauline E. Kneale

    This guide will help you to survive and thrive during your degree and on into the workplace. Everything you do at university can be useful in your career. Packed with practical hints, study tips, short cuts, real-life examples and careers advice, the new expanded fourth edition of this book is an…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

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