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  • The Origin of Snakes

    Insights from Morphology and the Fossil Record

    By Michael Wayne Caldwell

    This book presents perspectives on the past and present state of the understanding of snake origins. It reviews and critiques data and ideas from paleontology and neontology (herpetology), as well as ideas from morphological and molecular phylogenetics. The author reviews the anatomy and morphology…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Clay Mineral Catalysis of Organic Reactions

    By Benny K.G. Theng

    The book provides an insight into the working of clays and clay minerals in speeding up a variety of organic reactions. Clay minerals are known to have a large propensity for taking up organic molecules and can catalyse numerous organic reactions due to fine particle size, extensive surface…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Bioremediation of Agricultural Soils

    Edited by Juan C. Sanchez-Hernandez, Jorge Dominguez

    Agricultural lands face a threat from several contaminants that affect the quality of crops. Besides agrochemicals, a new generation of substances invade the soil through irrigation with reclaimed wastewater, organic amendments, and sewage sludge. Furthermore, man-made chemicals and residues, such…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Ecotoxicology of Marine Organisms

    Edited by Bernardo Duarte, Maria Isabel Violante Caçador

    This book presents a comprehensive review of the most recent studies to understand the impact of contaminants on the marine environment. Conventional and new information, as well as the latest techniques, are provided, which can be applied to several types of marine organisms from bacteria and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Living with the Sea

    Knowledge, awareness and action

    Edited by Kimberley Peters, Mike Brown

    An ‘oceanic turn’ is now taking place across the humanities and social sciences, with a burgeoning of academic work emerging which takes seriously the place of seas and oceans in understanding socio-cultural and political life, past and present. There is a significant gap in this literature…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Advanced Remote Sensing Technology for Tsunami Modelling and Forecasting

    By Maged Marghany

    The innovation in space technologies has generated a new trend for observing and monitoring tsunamis from space. Most tsunami remote sensing studies focus on using classical image processing tools or conventional edge detection procedures. However, these methods do not use modern physics, applied…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Rice Science: Biotechnological and Molecular Advancements

    Edited by Deepak Kumar Verma, Prem Prakash Srivastav, Altafhusain B. Nadaf

    This book, Rice Science: Biotechnological and Molecular Advancements, addresses the recent biotechnological and molecular tools and techniques that are utilized to increase rice production. It is aimed to inform industry professionals such as engineers and technologists, academics, and others who…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Reservoir Sedimentation

    Assessment and Environmental Controls

    By Kumkum Bhattacharyya, Vijay P. Singh

    This book appraises the issues of sedimentation in reservoirs and discusses measures that can be employed for the effective management of sediment to prolong the operational life of reservoirs. It provides information for professional consultants and policymakers to enable them to manage dams in…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Polar Regions

    Edited by Mark Nuttall, Torben R. Christensen, Martin J. Siegert

    The Routledge Handbook of the Polar Regions is an authoritative guide to the Arctic and the Antarctic through an exploration of key areas of research in the physical and natural sciences and the social sciences and humanities. It presents 38 new and original contributions from leading figures and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Local Capillary Trapping in Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

    By Ehsan Saadatpoor

    After the injection of CO2 into a subsurface formation, storage mechanisms help immobilize the CO2. Injection strategies that promote the movement of CO2 during the post-injection period can increase immobilization by mechanisms of dissolution and residual phase trapping. This book argues that the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Ecotoxicology

    Perspectives on Key Issues

    Edited by Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis, Thiago Estevam Parente Martins

    This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    CRC Press

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