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  • Ecosystems and Integrated Water Resources Management in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. R. N. Gunawardena, Brij Gopal, Hemesiri Kotagama

    This book provides an ecosystem perspective in addressing the water resource management issues in the South Asian region. It argues that aspects such as sources of water, its distribution and users; land–water interrelations; drivers of change such as laws, policies and institutions; management of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Urban Water Reuse Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saeid Eslamian

    Examining the current literature, research, and relevant case studies, presented by a team of international experts, the Urban Water Reuse Handbook discusses the pros and cons of water reuse and explores new and alternative methods for obtaining a sustainable water supply. The book defines water…

    Hardback – 2015-12-23
    CRC Press

  • American Studies, Ecocriticism, and Citizenship

    Thinking and Acting in the Local and Global Commons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joni Adamson, Kimberly N. Ruffin

    This collection reclaims public intellectuals and scholars important to the foundational work in American Studies that contributed to emerging conceptions of an "ecological citizenship" advocating something other than nationalism or an "exclusionary ethics of place." Co-editors Adamson and Ruffin…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Environmental Life Cycle Assessment

    1st Edition

    By Olivier Jolliet, Myriam Saade-Sbeih, Shanna Shaked, Alexandre Jolliet, Pierre Crettaz

    Environmental Life Cycle Assessment is a pivotal guide to identifying environmental problems and reducing related impacts for companies and organizations in need of life cycle assessment (LCA). LCA, a unique sustainability tool, provides a framework that addresses a growing demand for practical…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R

    1st Edition

    By Derek H. Ogle

    A How-To Guide for Conducting Common Fisheries-Related Analyses in R Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R provides detailed instructions on performing basic fisheries stock assessment analyses in the R environment. Accessible to practicing fisheries scientists as well as advanced undergraduate…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

  • Thinking about Nature (Routledge Revivals)

    An Investigation of Nature, Value and Ecology, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Brennan

    Ecology – unlike astronomy, physics, or chemistry – is a science with an associated political and ethical movement: the Green Movement. As a result, the ecological position is often accompanied by appeals to holism, and by a mystical quasi-religious conception of the ecosystem. In this title, first…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Indicators and Surrogates of Biodiversity and Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lindenmayer, Philip Barton, Jennifer Pierson

    Ecological surrogates and indicators are used widely by resource managers because they provide a simpler way to monitor and understand complex biota and ecosystem processes. The potential for surrogates and indicators to guide complex resource management has meant they have been proposed for use in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    CRC Press

  • Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction

    1st Edition

    By J. K. Yates, Daniel Castro-Lacouture

    Successfully Measure the Benefits of Green Design and Construction Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction outlines the sustainable practices used in engineering design and construction operations for all types of engineering and construction projects. Aimed at ushering the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areas

    1st Edition

    By Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin, Yuanzhi Zhang, Qihao Weng

    Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areas offers a complete and thorough system for using optical and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) remote sensing data for improving impervious surface estimation (ISE). Highlighting tropical and subtropical areas where there is…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    CRC Press
    Remote Sensing Applications Series

  • The Green Factory

    Creating Lean and Sustainable Manufacturing, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Pampanelli, Neil Trivedi, Pauline Found

    This book proposes a new model, the Lean and Green Business Model (L&GBM), where the environmental aspect of sustainability is integrated with Lean thinking in order to create a way of thinking that contributes to and balances the three sustainability dimensions of people, profit, and planet.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-22
    Productivity Press

  • Soil-Specific Farming

    Precision Agriculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B.A. Stewart

    Faced with challenges of resource scarcity and environmental degradation, it is important to adopt innovative farming systems that maximize resource efficiency while protecting the environment. Soil-Specific Farming: Precision Agriculture focuses on principles and applications of soil-specific…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • The Economics of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    Ecosystems and biodiversity have been degraded over decades due to human activities. One of the critical causes is market failure: the current market only accounts tangible resources and neglects intangible functions, such as climate control and natural hazard mitigation. Under such circumstances…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

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