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  • Green Power

    Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joao Neiva de Figueiredo, Mauro F. Guillén

    Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the…

    Hardback – 2014-02-05
    Productivity Press

  • Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao, Ran Chen

    Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development brings together 242 peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2013 International Conference on Frontiers of Energy and Environment Engineering, held in Xiamen, China, November 28-29, 2013. The main objective of this proceedings set is to take the…

    Hardback – 2013-12-17
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Mathematics and Statistics for the Environment

    1st Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman, Nancy E. Whiting

    A thorough revision of the previous "Environmental Engineer’s Mathematics Handbook," this book offers readers an unusual approach to presenting environmental math concepts, emphasizing the relationship between the principles in natural processes and environmental processes. It integrates the…

    Hardback – 2013-11-12
    CRC Press

  • Network Economics of Marine Ecosystems and their Exploitation

    1st Edition

    By Christian Mullon

    This book addresses the question of the double exposure of marine ecosystems, i.e. to both global climate changes and economic globalization. This book contains a short, but self sufficient mathematical introduction, the formalization in the context of Network economics of global commodity chains,…

    Hardback – 2013-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Water Tech

    A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector, 1st Edition

    By William Sarni, Tamin Pechet

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world.  In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04

  • Speciation Studies in Soil, Sediment and Environmental Samples

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sezgin Bakirdere

    Recent developments clearly indicate that speciation studies in biological and environmental matrices are much more important than the total element determination due to the tremendous difference in bioavailability and toxicity of various chemical forms of a particular element. Different…

    Hardback – 2013-09-26
    CRC Press

  • Soil Biota and Ecosystem Development in Post Mining Sites

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Frouz

    This book focuses on soil development in restoration of post‐mining sites. In particular, the authors address the role of biota, including plants, microorganisms, invertebrates, and their various interactions during the process of soil formation. The book largely deals with sites created by…

    Hardback – 2013-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Greening India's Growth

    Costs, Valuations and Trade-offs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Muthukumara Mani

    India’s sustained and rapid economic growth offers an opportunity to lift millions out of poverty. But this may come at a steep cost to its environment and natural resources. This insightful book analyses India’s growth from an economic perspective and assesses whether India can grow…

    Hardback – 2013-09-25

  • Aquaculture Technology in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randall E. Brummett

    Aquaculture technology has been evolving rapidly over the last two decades, led by an increasingly skilled cadre of researchers in developing countries. Rather than copying, or adapting work done in industrialized countries to their situations, these scientists are moving aquaculture research…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09

  • Effective Risk Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches, 1st Edition

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06

  • Environmental Chemistry in Society

    2nd Edition

    By James M. Beard

    Everyone can benefit from having some understanding of environmental science and the chemistry underlying issues such as global warming, ozone depletion, energy sources, air pollution, water pollution, and waste disposal. Environmental Chemistry in Society, Second Edition presents environmental…

    Paperback – 2013-06-20
    CRC Press

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