Environmental Sciences Products

  • Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence

    Understanding the Tensions between Politics and Expertise in Public Policy, 1st Edition

    By Peter Tangney

    Evidence-based policymaking is often promoted within liberal democracies as the best means for government to balance political values with technical considerations. Under the evidence-based mandate, both experts and non-experts often assume that policy problems are sufficiently tractable and that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management

    Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program, 1st Edition

    Edited by William H. Butler, Courtney A. Schultz

    This book assesses the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) and identifies lessons learned for governance and policy through this new and innovative approach to collaborative forest management. Unlike anything else in US public land management, the CFLRP is a nationwide…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Plant Biotechnology

    1st Edition

    By S. Umesha

    Plant Biotechnology comprehensively covers different aspects of the subject based on the latest outcomes of this field. Topics such as tissue culture, nutrient medium, micronutrients, macronutrients, solidifying agents/supporting systems, and growth regulators have been dealt with extensively. The…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    CRC Press

  • Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure

    Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment, 1st Edition

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

    Rainfall-induced landslides are common around the world. With global climate change, their frequency is increasing and the consequences are becoming greater. Previous studies assess them mostly from the perspective of a single discipline—correlating landslides with rainstorms, geomorphology and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Justice

    An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Health Effects of Pesticides

    1st Edition

    By A. K. Srivastava, C. Kesavachandran

    Health Effects of Pesticides covers various aspects of the use of pesticides, their behaviour, degradation, and impacts on the agrarian environment. It focuses on pesticide poisoning incidents and farm practices in developing countries. The health impacts of pesticides, including neurological,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    CRC Press

  • Corporate Sustainability in the 21st Century

    Increasing the Resilience of Social-Ecological Systems, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Sardá, Stefano Pogutz

    Corporate sustainability needs a rethink. We have entered the human-influenced Anthropocene age, and we are witnessing accelerating changes in earth system processes. Businesses’ current initiatives, such as product innovation and pollution reduction, are not enough to combat the intensifying…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21
    Routledge

  • Warranty and Preventive Maintenance for Remanufactured Products

    Modeling and Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ammar Y. Alqahtani, Surendra M. Gupta

    The exponential increase in the development of technology coupled with the customers’ immense desire to possess the newest technological products makes for truncated product lifespans, which instigates a substantial upsurge in their rate of disposal. Attempts have been made to establish specialized…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Data Analysis in Ecology and Agriculture Using R, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Richard E. Plant

    Key features: Unique in its combination of serving as an introduction to spatial statistics and to modeling agricultural and ecological data using R Provides exercises in each chapter to facilitate the book's use as a course textbook or for self-study Adds new material on generalized additive…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    CRC Press

  • Ecology, Capitalism and the New Agricultural Economy

    The Second Great Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilles Allaire, Benoit Daviron

    With increasing pressure on resources, the looming spectre of climate change and growing anxiety among eaters, ecology and food are at the heart of the political debates surrounding agriculture and diet. This unique contribution unravels agri-environmental issues at different spatial levels, from…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Handbook of Environmental Fluid Dynamics, Volume Two

    Systems, Pollution, Modeling, and Measurements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harindra Joseph Fernando

    With major implications for applied physics, engineering, and the natural and social sciences, the rapidly growing area of environmental fluid dynamics focuses on the interactions of human activities, environment, and fluid motion. A landmark for the field, the two-volume Handbook of Environmental…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Constructing Metropolitan Space

    Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye

    There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

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