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  • Fractals

    Concepts and Applications in Geosciences

    Edited by Behzad Ghanbarian, Allen G. Hunt

    This book provides theoretical concepts and applications of fractals and multifractals to a broad range of audiences from various scientific communities, such as petroleum, chemical, civil and environmental engineering, atmospheric research, and hydrology. In the first chapter, we introduce…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    CRC Press

  • The Geology Companion

    Essentials for Understanding the Earth

    By Gary Prost, Benjamin Prost

    The purpose of this book is to provide an accessible introduction to geosciences for a wide range of students and lay persons. This is a practical book for those who want to understand the earth, without the need to become scientific experts. It will provide readers with a quick, basic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    CRC Press

  • Soils of Malaysia

    Edited by Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf, Radziah Othman, Che Fauziah Ishak

    There are approximately 500 different types of soils in Malaysia, most is residual soil and coastal alluvial soil. This book presents a comprehensive overview of soils in Malaysia. It covers topics including climate; flora and fauna; geology and hydrology; land use changes for agriculture; soil…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    CRC Press

  • The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources

    By Gabriel Eckstein

    This book provides a comprehensive review of the state of international law as it applies to transboundary groundwater resources and aquifers. The main focus is on recent developments and the emerging international law for transboundary aquifers as reflected in the practice of states and the work…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation

    Edited by N.S. Bolan, M.B. Kirkham, Y.S. Ok

    The remediation of mine spoil is a global environmental issue affecting most nations. This book covers both the fundamental and practical aspects of remediation and revegetation of mine site spoils. It follows three major themes including characterisation of mine site spoils; remediation of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Pollution and Climate Change

    Edited by Andres Hugo Arias, Jorge Eduardo Marcovecchio

    This book presents a broad overview of pollution issues facing climatic, economic, and legal globalization. Topics include changes in oceans from ancient times to the present, the importance of marine currents and changing climates, marine pollution linked to climate change (fossil fuels, global…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Environmental Toxicology

    Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes, Fifth Edition

    By Wayne Landis, Ruth Sofield, Ming-Ho Yu

    The fifth edition includes new sections on the use of adverse outcome pathways, how climate change changes how we think about toxicology, and a new chapter on contaminants of emerging concern. Additional information is provided on the derivation of exposure-response curves to describe toxicity and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • Effective Stress and Equilibrium Equation for Soil Mechanics

    By Longtan Shao, Xiaoxia Guo, Shiyi Liu, Guofeng Zheng

    The concept of effective stress and effective stress equation are fundamental for establishing the theory of soil mechanics and poromechanics. However, up till now, the physical meaning of effective stress has not been explained clearly, and the theoretical basis of effective stress equation has…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    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 – 2017-09-14 
    CRC Press

  • Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change

    Shenzhen as a Case Study

    By Biao Liu, Bo Huang, Wenting Zhang

    This book proposes a method to solve land use problems, and aims to make a number of significant contributions to the land use analysis and optimization study fields. Firstly, three spatio-temporal logit models for land use change analysis, namely, geographically and temporally weighted logit model…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Groundwater Governance

    Edited by Karen G. Villholth, Elena Lopez-Gunn, Jac Van Der Gun, Kirstin Conti, Alberto Garrido

    This book captures the complex dimensions of groundwater governance, and is written by a team of leading experts worldwide with diverging backgrounds. It provides crucial and topical information for enhancing and safeguarding the huge benefits accruing from groundwater to humanity, and for…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Building Earth Observation Cameras

    By George Joseph

    A System Engineer’s Guide to Building an Earth Observation Camera Building Earth Observation Cameras discusses the science and technology of building an electro-optical imaging system for a space platform from concept to space qualification and in-orbit evaluation. The book provides a broad…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

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