Environmental Sciences Products

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Fundamentals of Hydrology

    3rd Edition

    By Tim Davie, Nevil Wyndham Quinn

    The third edition of Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. The book consists of three parts, each of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Working with Map Projections

    A Guide to their Selection, 1st Edition

    By Fritz Kessler, Sarah Battersby

    A map projection fundamentally impacts the map making process. Working with Map Projections: A Guide to their Selection explains why, for any given map, there isn’t a single "best" map projection. Selecting a projection is a matter of understanding the compromises and consequences of showing a 3-D…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainability of Business in the Context of Environmental Management

    1st Edition

    By Kamlesh Pritwani

    Sustainability of Business in the Context of Environmental Management studies the newly emerged concept of ‘sustainable business’ in view of the growing Indian economy. It explores the current corporate social responsibility practices adopted with special reference to environmental management in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    CRC Press

  • Bringing Bayesian Models to Life

    1st Edition

    By Mevin B. Hooten, Trevor J. Hefley

    Bringing Bayesian Models to Life empowers the reader to extend, enhance, and implement statistical models for ecological and environmental data analysis. We open the black box and show the reader how to connect modern statistical models to computer algorithms. These algorithms allow the user to fit…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Confronting Global Climate Change

    Experiments & Applications in the Tropics, 1st Edition

    By Mark Harris

    This book offers a solutions-based approach to climate change problems which potentially impinge on human beings within the tropics. It largely comprises research articles with supplementary applications and illustrations. The effects of atmospheric phenomena, energy acquisition, wind power, CO2…

    Hardback – 2019-07-05 
    CRC Press

  • The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    2nd Edition

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. Since the publication of the first edition, the question of how to reduce our water footprint has become even more urgent. Freshwater scarcity…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Lessons in Environmental Microbiology

    1st Edition

    By Roger Tim Haug

    Lessons in Environmental Microbiology provides an understanding of the microbial processes used in the environmental engineering and science fields. It examines both basic theory as well as the latest advancements in practical applications, including nutrient removal and recovery, methanogenesis,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Resilience and Food Law

    Agrobiodiversity and Agroecology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriela Steier, Alberto Giulio Cianci

    Agrobiodiversity and agroecology go hand-in-hand in promoting environmental resilience in international food systems as well as climate change resilient food policy. This book contextualizes how various legal frameworks address agrobiodiversity and agroecology around the globe and makes it…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Exergetic Aspects of Renewable Energy Systems

    Insights to Transportation and Energy Sector for Intelligent Communities, 1st Edition

    By Evanthia A. Nanaki, George Xydis

    Sustainable energy planning that encompasses the concept of smart cities has considerable potential to help contribute significantly to the success of the European energy and climate targets. For improved energy efficiency, it is essential to find low carbon solutions for the urban environment. The…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    CRC Press

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