Environment & Agriculture Products

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are designated areas in geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. This definitive book shows their global relevance and contribution to environmental protection, biocultural diversity and education. Initiated in the 1970s as part of UNESCO’s Man…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • 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

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Practical Handbook of Marine Science

    4th Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    The heavily-revised Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Fourth Edition continues its tradition as a state-of-the-art reference that updates the field of marine science to meet the interdisciplinary research needs of physical oceanographers, marine biologists, marine chemists, and marine…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Working with Map Projections

    A Guide to their Selection, 1st Edition

    By Fritz Kessler, Sarah Battersby

    A map projection fundamentally impacts the mapmaking 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 – 2019-05-21
    CRC Press

  • Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Inazio Martinez de Arano

    Forestry today, like many other sectors that traditionally rely on material goods, faces significant global drivers of societal change that are less often addressed than the environmental concerns commonly in the spotlight of scientific, political, and news media. There are three major…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Field to Palette

    Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek

    Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene is an investigation of the cultural meanings, representations, and values of soil in a time of planetary change. The book offers critical reflections on some of the most challenging environmental problems of our time, including land…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12
    CRC Press

  • Integrated Life-Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes and Products

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Guido Sonnemann, Michael Tsang, Marta Schuhmacher

    Life-cycle assessment is a methodology used to evaluate the environmental impacts of a product, process, or service during its life cycle, and risk assessment is a tool to evaluate potential hazards to human health and the environment introduced by pollutant emissions. The United Nations…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24
    CRC Press
    Advanced Methods in Resource & Waste Management

  • Statistical Downscaling for Hydrological and Environmental Applications

    1st Edition

    By Taesam Lee, Vijay P. Singh

    Global climate change is typically understood and modeled using global climate models (GCMs), but the outputs of these models in terms of hydrological variables are only available on coarse or large spatial and time scales, while finer spatial and temporal resolutions are needed to reliably assess…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    CRC Press

  • Soil and Climate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Climate is a soil-forming factor and soil can mitigate climate change through a reduction in the emissions of greenhouse gases and sequestration of atmospheric CO2. Thus, there is a growing interest in soil management practices capable of mitigating climate change and enhancing environmental…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Nickel in Soils and Plants

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christos Tsadilas, Jörg Rinklebe, Magdi Selim

    Soils with high Ni contents occur in several parts of the world, especially in areas with ultramafic rocks which cause serious environmental impacts. This book aims to extend the knowledge on the risks and problems caused by elevated Ni contents and to cover the existing gaps on issues related to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07
    CRC Press
    Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

  • Plants and Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Eran Pichersky

    Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat…

    Paperback – 2018-08-13
    CRC Press

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