Environmental Sciences Products

  • Redeeming REDD

    Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation, 1st Edition

    By Michael I. Brown

    It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely…

    Paperback – 2013-06-20

  • Emerging Technologies

    Socio-Behavioral Life Cycle Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nora Savage, Michael E. Gorman, Anita Street

    Traditional Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) methodologies affect the public health and environmental impacts from a material, product, process or activity. The authors of this book suggest that a more holistic approach that incorporates societal and behavioral dimensions will create better results. They…

    Hardback – 2013-05-07
    Jenny Stanford Publishing

  • Chemical Oceanography

    4th Edition

    By Frank J. Millero

    Over the past ten years, a number of new large-scale oceanographic programs have been initiated. These include the Climate Variability Program (CLIVAR) and the recent initiation of the Geochemical Trace Metal Program (GEOTRACES). These studies and future projects will produce a wealth of…

    Hardback – 2013-04-26
    CRC Press

  • Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries, 1st Edition

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Reclaiming Food Security

    1st Edition

    By Michael S. Carolan

    In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations – in both the present and future – the capabilities to prosper and lead long, happy, and healthy…

    Paperback – 2013-04-10
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Solar Technologies for the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    By Anco S. Blazev

    This book examines solar technologies, describes their properties, and evaluates the technological potential of each. It also reviews the logistics of deploying solar energy as a viable and sustainable way to solve urgent energy, environmental, and socio-economic problems. Topics discussed include…

    Hardback – 2013-04-09
    Fairmont Press

  • Investing in Water for a Green Economy

    Services, Infrastructure, Policies and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau

    In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world’s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and…

    Paperback – 2013-02-26

  • Water Co-Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg

    Co-management is a highly dynamic, evolving, adaptive, and forward looking process. This edited volume covers theoretical background and includes supporting lessons learnt from field experiences. The book has case studies from both North and South America (co-management of fisheries,…

    Hardback – 2013-02-21
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Hazards

    Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster, 6th Edition

    By Keith Smith, Keith Smith

    The much expanded sixth edition of Environmental Hazards provides a fully up-to-date overview of all the extreme events that threaten people and what they value in the 21st century. It integrates cutting-edge material from the physical and social sciences to illustrate how natural and human systems…

    Paperback – 2013-01-04

  • Environmental Commodities Markets and Emissions Trading

    Towards a Low-Carbon Future, 1st Edition

    By Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez

    Market-based solutions to environmental problems offer great promise, but require complex public policies that take into account the many institutional factors necessary for the market to work and that guard against the social forces that can derail good public policies. Using insights about…

    Paperback – 2012-12-20

  • Hydraulic Fill Manual

    For Dredging and Reclamation Works, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan van 't Hoff, Art Nooy van der Kolff

    Without proper hydraulic fill and suitable specialised equipment, many major infrastructure projects such as ports, airports, roads, industrial or housing projects could not be realised. Yet comprehensive information about hydraulic fill is difficult to find. This thoroughly researched book,…

    Hardback – 2012-12-18
    CRC Press

  • Fundamental QSARs for Metal Ions

    1st Edition

    By John D. Walker, Michael C. Newman, Monica Enache

    Fundamental QSARs for Metal Ions describes the basic and essential applications of quantitative structure–activity relationships (QSARs) for regulatory or industrial scientists who need to predict metal ion bioactivity. It includes 194 QSARs that have been used to predict metal ion toxicity and 86…

    Hardback – 2012-12-13
    CRC Press

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