Environmental Sciences Products

  • 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 – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-03-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    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 – 2017-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • 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 – 2017-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • A History of Technology and Environment

    From stone tools to ecological crisis

    By Edward L. Golding

    This book provides an accessible overview of the ways that key areas of technology have impacted global ecosystems and natural communities. It offers a new way of thinking about the overall origins of environmental problems. Combining approaches drawn from environmental biology and the history of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Advances in Energy, Environment and Materials Science

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

    Edited by Yeping Wang, Shiquan Zhou

    The 2016 International Conference on Energy, Environment and Materials Science (EEMS 2016) took place on July 29-31, 2016 in Singapore. EEMS 2016 has been a meeting place for innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of energy and environment research. The primary goal of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    CRC Press

  • Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability

    Theory and Method

    By James K. Lein

    This book explores the challenges of presenting sustainability as a more actionable or practical concept and identifying approaches that might offer useful assistance in addressing the temporal and spatial representation of sustainability. The underlying premise of this book is that sustainability…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    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 – 2016-11-30
    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 – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R, Second Edition

    By Song S. Qian

    Emphasizing the inductive nature of statistical thinking, Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R, Second Edition, connects applied statistics to the environmental and ecological fields. Using examples from published works in the ecological and environmental literature, the book explains the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • 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 Kocí, Tomáš Ruml, Phan Dao, Pham Anh Duc

    Environmental Technology and Innovations contains papers presented at the International Conference on Environmental Technology and Innovations (ICETI 2016, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 23-25 November 2016). The book covers a wide range of topics within enviromental engineering and technologies…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24
    CRC Press
    3D Photorealistic Rendering

  • Simple Statistical Tests for Geography

    By Danny McCarroll

    This book is aimed directly at students of geography, particularly those who lack confidence in manipulating numbers. The aim is not to teach the mathematics behind statistical tests, but to focus on the logic, so that students can choose the most appropriate tests, apply them in the most…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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