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  • Unmanned Aerial Remote Sensing

    UAS for Environmental Applications

    Edited by David R. Green

    In response to the rapidly evolving technology and applications UAS technology, this book discusses both UAV and similar systems’ platforms and environmental applications. The platforms and sensors provide the setting while the applications chapters are focused on the environment from monitoring to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2018-12-28 
    CRC 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 – 2018-10-30 
    CRC Press

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

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Guido Sonnemann, Michael Tsang, Marta Schuhmacher

    The book covers the use of life-cycle assessment, risk assessment, and a combined framework of the two in the evaluation of environmental damages and sustainability constraints. The new edition will take into account new developments in the last 10 years and will extend the scope of the book to…

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

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • RAMAS Risk Calc 4.0 Software

    By Scott Ferson

    Many analysts use point estimates and ignore their uncertainty. But we can never be sure about the exact values of numbers based on data. And no practical calculations are without error, even though they may have the appearance of precision. RAMAS�isk Calc 4.0 Software: Risk Assessment with…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics, and Governance

    Edited by Jason J. Blackstock, Sean Low

    If the detrimental impacts of human-induced climate change continue to mount, technologies for geoengineering our climate – i.e. deliberate modifying of the Earth's climate system at a large scale – are likely to receive ever greater attention from countries and societies worldwide.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Advanced Remote Sensing Technology for Tsunami Modelling and Forecasting

    By Maged Marghany

    The innovation in space technologies has generated a new method 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 – 2018-07-05
    CRC Press

  • Animal Management and Welfare in Natural Disasters

    By James Sawyer, Gerardo Huertas

    The devastating impacts of natural disasters not only directly affect humans and infrastructure, but also animals, which may be crucial to the livelihoods of many people. This book considers the needs of animals in the aftermath of disasters and explains the importance of looking to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04

  • Micropollutants in Large Lakes

    From Potential Pollution Sources to Risk Assessments

    By Nathalie Chevre

    Scientists, regulators, and the general public are now more and more aware of the chemicals present in surface waters worldwide. Agrochemicals, such as herbicides or insecticides, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics can be detected at low to medium concentrations in seas, groundwaters and rivers. Among…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    EPFL Press

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

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