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  • Monetary Valuation of Environmental Impacts

    Models and Data, 1st Edition

    By Bengt Steen

    The book is meant to improve our understanding of sustainable development of production and consumption. Monetary values of the impact of emission and resources are determined, and used in environmental management, with a focus on sustainability. Values related to cultural context are not possible…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
    CRC Press

  • Disturbance Ecology and Biological Diversity

    Scale, Context, and Nature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik A. Beever, Suzanne Prange, Dominick A. DellaSala

    In contexts outside of ecology, the term "disturbance" carries a variety of negative connotations. Within ecology, however, disturbances are neither inherently negative nor positive for ecological systems; instead, their effects depend on the context, scale, and species involved. As ecologists…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 
    CRC Press

  • Shark Research

    Emerging Technologies and Applications for the Field and Laboratory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey C Carrier, Michael R. Heithaus, Colin A. Simpfendorfer

    Over the last decade, the study of shark biology has benefited from the development, refinement, and rapid expansion of novel techniques and advances in technology. These have given new insight into the fields of shark genetics, feeding, foraging, bioenergetics, imaging, age and growth,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    CRC Press

  • The Welfare of Cattle

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Engle, Donald J. Klingborg, DVM, Bernard E. Rollin

    Contains a selection of White Papers, commissioned to better inform the exploration of cattle welfare. These are prepared by notable experts in their field, to help provide factual context around selected topics that impact cattle welfare and production systems. Covers all aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    CRC Press

  • Insects and Society

    1st Edition

    By Timothy D. Schowalter

    "Insects are the most species-rich and important organisms on earth, and that’s why there are many university courses dedicated to the topic of Insects and Society. But, surprisingly, this is the first textbook specifically created for those courses. The content in this textbook is not only ideal…

    Paperback – 2019-11-26 
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and Crop Production

    Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Presenting an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change, this book looks at the impact of our changing climate on crop production and agroecosystems, reporting on how plants will cope with these changes, and how we can mitigate these negative impacts to ensure…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Environmental Monitoring with Remote Sensing Time Series Data and R

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Gemitzi, Nikolaos Koutsias, Venkat Lakshmi

    This book provides a step-by-step guide on how to use various publicly available remotely sensed time series data sources for environmental monitoring and assessment. Readers will learn how to extract valuable information on global changes from a 20-year collection of ready-to-use remotely sensed…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Environmental Fluid Dynamics, Volume One

    Overview and Fundamentals, 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 – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Peas and Beans

    A Colour Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Anthony J. Biddle, Nigel Cattlin

    Anthony Biddle is among the most respected scientists in the pea and bean industry worldwide. Nigel Cattlin has an international reputation for agricultural and horticultural photography of the highest order. They have created between them a concise and practical guide to the protection of pea and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Area-Wide Management of Fruit Fly Pests

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Perez-Staples, Francisco Diaz-Fleischer, Pablo Montoya, Maria Teresa Vera

    Fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) pests have a profound impact on horticultural production and economy of many countries. It is fundamental to understand their biology and evaluate methods for their suppression, containment, or eradication. Area-Wide Management of Fruit Fly Pests comprises…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Wetlands - Innovation in Mapping and Management

    Proceedings of the International Workshop on Tropical Wetlands: Innovation in Mapping and Management, October 19-20, 2018, Banjarmasin, Indonesia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yiyi Sulaeman, Laura Poggio, Budiman Minasny, Dedi Nursyamsi

    This book contains papers presented at the International Workshop on Tropical Wetlands, held in Banjarmasin, Indonesia. This workshop discussed wetland mapping and characterization as well as wetland management for sustainable agriculture. This volume contains selected papers on tropical wetlands,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    CRC Press

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