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  • Loess and Loess Geohazards in China

    By Yanrong Li, Jingui Zhao

    As a newly formed sediment, loess covers about 10% of the Earth's surface area. The loess covered areas are regions of dense industrial and agricultural development and population concentration in the World, and are also significant in wheat production. This book represents a valuable addition to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    CRC Press

  • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

    Fundamentals and Practices

    By Ruiliang Pu

    Advanced imaging spectral technology and hyperspectral analysis techniques for multiple applications are the key features of the book. This book will present in one volume complete solutions from concepts, fundamentals, and methods of acquisition of hyperspectral data to analyses and applications…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    CRC Press
    Remote Sensing Applications Series

  • Phosphate in Soils

    Interaction with Micronutrients, Radionuclides and Heavy Metals

    Edited by H. Magdi Selim

    Edited by One of the Best Specialists in Soil Science Recent studies reveal that Phosphorus (P) in the form of phosphate, a macronutrient essential for plant growth, and crop yields can influence the bioavailability, retention, and mobility of trace elements, metal(loid)s, and radio nuclides in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

  • Real-Time Environmental Monitoring

    Sensors and Systems

    By Miguel F. Acevedo

    The natural environment is complex and changes continuously at varying paces. Many, like the weather, we notice from day to day. However, patterns and rhythms examined over time give us the bigger picture. These weather statistics become climate and help us build an understanding of the patterns of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition

    A Colour Atlas

    By Kate Brodie

    The Second Edition of this concise, clear, and handy-sized volume, highly respected and successful authors explain to the reader, with the help of 180 superb color photomicrographs, how to observe, describe and identify thin section samples of rocks and minerals using the polarising microscope…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations

    Geophysical Techniques to Locate Clandestine Graves and Hidden Evidence

    By G. Clark Davenport

    Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations provides a basic understanding of concepts involved in the use of basic geophysical surveying, metal detectors, magnetics, electromagnetics and ground penetrating radar in police and forensic investigations. Such technology can be vital in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    CRC Press

  • Geocryology

    By Stuart A. Harris, Anatoli Brouchkov, Cheng Guodong

    This book provides a general survey of Geocryology, which is the study of frozen ground called permafrost. Frozen ground is the product of cold climates as well as a variety of environmental factors. Its major characteristic is the accumulation of large quantities of ice which may exceed 90% by…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    CRC Press

  • Experimental Hydraulics: Methods, Instrumentation, Data Processing and Management, Two Volume Set

    Edited by Marian Muste, Jochen Aberle, David Admiraal, Robert Ettema, Marcelo H. Garcia, Dennis Lyn, Vladimir Nikora, Colin Rennie

    This two-volume book is a comprehensive guide to designing, conducting and interpreting experiments in a broad range of topics associated with hydraulic engineering. It is the first substantial effort in hydraulic engineering to assemble in one place descriptions of all the components of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    CRC Press
    IAHR Monographs

  • Experimental Hydraulics: Methods, Instrumentation, Data Processing and Management

    Volume II: Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques

    Edited by Jochen Aberle, Colin Rennie, David Admiraal, Marian Muste

    This is the second volume of a two-volume comprehensive guide to designing, conducting and interpreting experiments in a broad range of topics associated with hydraulic engineering. It is the first substantial effort in hydraulic engineering to assemble in one place descriptions of all the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    CRC Press
    IAHR Monographs

  • Drip Irrigation for Agriculture

    Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Venot, Marcel Kuper, Margreet Zwarteveen

    Initially associated with hi-tech irrigated agriculture, drip irrigation is now being used by a much wider range of farmers in emerging and developing countries. This book documents the enthusiasm, spread and use of drip irrigation systems by smallholders in the global South to explore and explain…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Ethics of Climate Engineering

    Solar Radiation Management and Non-Ideal Justice

    By Toby Svoboda

    This book analyzes major ethical issues surrounding the use of climate engineering, particularly solar radiation management (SRM) techniques, which have the potential to reduce some risks of anthropogenic climate change but also carry their own risks of harm and injustice. The book argues that we…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Absolute Risk

    Methods and Applications in Clinical Management and Public Health

    By Ruth M. Pfeiffer, Mitchell H. Gail

    Absolute Risk: Methods and Applications in Clinical Management and Public Health provides theory and examples to demonstrate the importance of absolute risk in counseling patients, devising public health strategies, and clinical management. The book provides sufficient technical detail to allow…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability

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