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  • The Waterside Ape

    An Alternative Account of Human Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Rhys Evans

    Why are humans so fond of water? Why is our skin colour so variable? Why aren’t we hairy like our close ape relatives? A savannah scenario of human evolution has been widely accepted primarily due to fossil evidence; and fossils do not offer insight into these questions. Other alternative…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23
    CRC Press

  • Atmospheric Turbulence

    1st Edition

    By O.G. Sutton

    Originally published in 1955 Atmospheric Turbulence examines dynamic meteorology and the fundamental part it plays in the overall science of meteorology. The book examines the theory of atmospheric turbulence as a more mathematically developed area than largescale motions of the atmosphere and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Measuring Society

    1st Edition

    By Chaitra H. Nagaraja

    Collecting and analyzing data on unemployment, inflation, and inequality help describe the complex world around us. When published by the government, such data are called official statistics. They are reported by the media, used by politicians to lend weight to their arguments, and by economic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • The Origin of Snakes

    Morphology and the Fossil Record, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-07-18
    CRC Press

  • Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Soil degradation is a widespread problem in Africa resulting in low agricultural productivity while demand for food continues to increase. Degradation is caused by accelerated erosion, acidification, contamination, depletion of soil organic matter and plant nutrients, and salinization. Food and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Treatment Marshes for Runoff and Polishing

    1st Edition

    By Robert H. Kadlec

    Treatment Marshes for Runoff and Polishing represents the most comprehensive and up-date-date resource for the design, construction, and operation of marsh treatment systems. This new edition represents a complete rewrite of the surface flow sections of previous editions of Treatment Wetlands. It…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    CRC Press

  • Biogeology

    Evolution in a Changing Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Michaux

    This detailed exposition gives background and context to how modern biogeography has got to where it is now. For biogeographers and other researchers interested in biodiversity and the evolution of life on islands, Biogeology: Evolution in a Changing Landscape provides an overview of a large swathe…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

  • Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping using DRASTIC Model

    1st Edition

    By Prashant Kumar, Praveen Thakur, Sanjit Debnath

    This book shows the effectiveness of DRASTIC  model in a geographical setting for validation of vulnerable zones and presents the optimization of parameters for the development of precise maps highlighting several zones with varied contamination. Impact of vadose zone has also been assessed by…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12
    CRC Press

  • Building Earth Observation Cameras

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-07-02
    CRC Press

  • Cloud Computing in Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    By Lizhe Wang, Jining Yan, Yan Ma

    This book provides the users with quick and easy data acquisition, processing, storage and product generation services. It describes the entire life cycle of remote sensing data and builds an entire high performance remote sensing data processing system framework. It also develops a series of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Biomedical Applications of Laminar Airflow

    1st Edition

    By G.B Phillips, R.S. Runkle

    Published in 1973: A cardinal objective of this book is to present the current state-of-the-art technology of laminar airflow, as related to its biological use, in order to make the principles, the applications, and the testing methods readily understandable to medically and microbiologically…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28
    CRC Press
    Routledge Revivals

  • Bioengineering in Reproductive Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Sujoy K. Guha

    First published in 1990: The book discusse the use of Biomedical engineering in Reproductive Medicine.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28
    CRC Press
    Routledge Revivals

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