Environmental Sciences Products

  • Rainfall Induced Soil Slope Failure

    Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment

    By Lulu Zhang, Jinhui Li, Xu Li, Jie Zhang, Hong Zhu

    Rainfall-induced landslides occur globally. With global climate change, their frequency is increasing and the consequences are becoming greater. Previous studies focus on a single discipline -- correlating landslides with rainstorms, geomorphology and hydrology to establish a threshold prediction…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Justice

    An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice

    Edited by Sondra Fogel, Carenlee Barkdull, Bret Weber

    What is environmental justice? Why is it important to social work? Social work has a long history with the term "environment" as part of our guiding Ecological Framework. Yet frequently, the assessment of the environment is left out or seen as a difficult domain to understand as part of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Eco-Design of Buildings and Infrastructure

    Edited by Bruno Peuportier

    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 – 2016-05-02 
    CRC Press

  • China's Soil Degradation and Pollution

    By Claudio Delang

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge

  • China's Air Pollution Problems

    By Claudio Delang

    China’s rapid industrialisation has led to "an air pollution catastrophe". Concerted efforts to achieve economic growth have led to veiled skies of toxic air and created health and morbidity problems as well as tremendous environmental degradation. China’s Air Pollution Problems provides an…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • The Energy Security Dilemma

    US Policy and Practice

    By David Bernell, Christopher Simon

    This book analyzes the energy security of the United States – its ability to obtain reliable, affordable, and sufficient supplies of energy, while meeting the goals of achieving environmental sustainability and protecting national security. The economic and national security of the United States is…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Systems Analysis with MATLAB®

    By Stefano Marsili-Libelli

    Explore the inner workings of environmental processes using a mathematical approach. Environmental Systems Analysis with MATLAB® combines environmental science concepts and system theory with numerical techniques to provide a better understanding of how our environment works. The book focuses on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 
    CRC Press

  • Applied Natural Science

    Environmental Issues and Global Perspectives

    By Mark D. Goldfein, Alexey V. Ivanov

    Applied Natural Science: Environmental Issues and Global Perspectives provides the reader with a complete insight into the natural-scientific pattern of the world, covering the most important historical stages of the development of various areas of science, methods of natural-scientific research,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-10 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainability

    Synergies and divergences

    Edited by Christian Brannstrom, Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

    Recent claims regarding convergence and divergence between land change science and political ecology as approaches to the study of human-environment relationships and sustainability science are examined and analyzed in this innovative volume. Comprised of 11 commissioned…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • China's Water Pollution Problems

    By Claudio O. Delang

    Water pollution is one of the most serious problems plaguing China today with millions of citizens drinking water unfit for consumption. These abysmal conditions have fuelled increasing social discontent, as people become more concerned by the need to address the pressing issues of water pollution,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Biochar in European Soils and Agriculture

    Science and Practice

    Edited by Simon Shackley, Greet Ruysschaert, Kor Zwart, Bruno Glaser

    This user-friendly book introduces biochar to potential users in the professional sphere. It de-mystifies the scientific, engineering and managerial issues surrounding biochar for the benefit of audiences including policy makers, landowners and farmers, land use, agricultural and environmental…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

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