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  • Natural Infrastructure for Achieving Water Security

    The Role of Ecosystems in the Water Cycle

    Edited by Mike Acreman, David Coates, Nick Davidson, Rob McInnes

    This book assesses the potential for delivering water management solutions through conserving or restoring the natural infrastructure of ecosystems and their interactions in the landscape.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    This volume explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between society and environment. In the second edition, each chapter has been updated with an addendum to reflect on recent developments in the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Conservation Tillage in Temperate Agroecosystems (1993)

    By M.R. Carter

    In this invaluable book, leading agronomic researchers provide in-depth reviews of present conservation tillage practices in a wide variety of temperate agroecosystems. Each chapter characterizes how conservation tillage has been developed and adapted or modified to fit specific environments, with…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    CRC Press
    CRC Press Revivals

  • Revival: Fractals in Soil Science (1998)

    Advances in Soil Science

    By Philippe Baveye, Jean-Yves Parlange, B.A. Stewart

    The application of fractals and fractal geometry in soil science has become increasingly important over the last few years. This self-contained and timely book was designed to provide detailed and comprehensive information on the current status of the application of fractal geometry in soil science…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    CRC Press
    CRC Press Revivals

  • Revival: Geochemistry and Health (1988)

    Proceedings of the Second International Symposium

    By J.N. Martin

    This volume comprises the proceedings of a three-day meeting held at the Royal Society, London, UK on 22,23,24 April 1987. The combined second International Symposium on Geochemistry and Health and 5th European Meeting of the Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health was sponsored by the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    CRC Press
    CRC Press Revivals

  • Revival: Migration Processes in the Soil and Groundwater Zone (1991)

    By Ludwig Luckner

    This comprehensive work integrates knowledge from physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, geology, engineering, and several other fields. Its purpose is to provide solution methods, techniques of parameter estimation, and tools for solving the complex problems of mathematical modeling. The main…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    CRC Press
    CRC Press Revivals

  • Life in Deep Time

    Darwin’s “Missing” Fossil Record

    By J. William Schopf

    When Darwin wrote his Origin of Species one of his main concerns was with the perceived shortness of the fossil record of life. Until the work of Schopf and his colleagues much of this history was thought to be unknowable. This book documents astonishing discoveries revealing the first 85% of of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-26 
    CRC Press

  • Geotechnical Slope Analysis, 2nd edition

    By Robin Chowdhury, Phil Flentje, Gautam Bhattacharya

    This reference book gives a complete overview of the developments in slope engineering over the last 35 years. Its multi-disciplinary, critical approach and the chapters devoted to seismic effects and probabilistic approaches and reliability analyses reflect the distinctive style of the original.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • GIS

    A Computing Perspective, Third Edition

    By Michael F. Worboys, Matt Duckham, Alexander Klippel

    Following two successful editions, the third edition of GIS: A Computer Perspective has been completely revised and incorporates new chapters. Now included are updates of ontologies, developments in decentralized computing, Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI), and Knowledge Discovery in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    4. Risk Reduction Technologies and Case Studies

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamás Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    Self-remediation of industrial brownfields usually is either unsuccessful or not rapid enough due to the extent of the pollution. Engineering intervention is therefore needed in most cases. Future land uses and land users must be known and considered when planning and choosing the best remedial…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Data

    Principles and Practices, Third Edition

    By Russell G. Congalton, Kass Green

    The field of assessing the accuracy of maps derived from remotely sensed data has continued to develop and mature since the first edition of this book in 1999. The third edition will have all chapters reviewed and updated with any new information available today. It will include a redo of spatial…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • BioGeoBEARS - A Bayesian Approach to Biogeography

    By Nicholas J. Matzke

    Biogeography has been dominated by a “dispersal versus vicariance” debate. Users of computational methods, which included assumptions with respect to this debate, were often unaware of embedded assumptions. "BioGeoBEARS" (BioGeography with Bayesian (and likelihood) Evolutionary Analysis in R…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    CRC Press

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