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  • Environmental Modeling

    A Practical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mike J. Barnsley

    Increasingly used to represent climatic, biogeochemical, and ecological systems, computer modeling has become an important tool that should be in every environmental professional’s toolbox. Environmental Modeling: A Practical Introduction is just what it purports to be, a practical introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • United States Water Law

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By John W. Johnson

    A Vital Explanation of Water Law and PolicyBecause demand for and access to quality water far exceeds the current supply, it is increasingly critical to understand the state and federal laws and policies that govern water rights. From farming, fishing, and biology to manufacturing, mine operation,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are designated areas in geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. This definitive book shows their global relevance and contribution to environmental protection, biocultural diversity and education. Initiated in the 1970s as part of UNESCO’s Man…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Drought and Water Crises

    Science, Technology, and Management Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald A. Wilhite

    Today the world is facing a greater water crisis than ever. Droughts of lesser magnitude are resulting in greater impact. Even in years with normal precipitation, water shortages have become widespread in both developing and developed nations, in humid as well as arid climates. When faced with…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    CRC Press

  • Astronomy Through the Ages

    The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe, 1st Edition

    By Sir Robert Wilson

    From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart K. Allison, Stephen D. Murphy

    Ecological restoration is a rapidly evolving discipline that is engaged with developing both methodologies and strategies for repairing damaged and polluted ecosystems and environments. During the last decade the rapid pace of climate change coupled with continuing habitat destruction and the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Rivers and Society

    Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, Shamik Chakraborty

    Rivers and their watersheds constitute some of the most dynamic and complex landscapes. Rivers have sustained human communities, and human societies have utilized and altered river flows in a number of ways for millennia. However, the level of human impact on rivers, and on watershed environments,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin

    Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeray Yihdego, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ana Elisa Cascão

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not only be Africa’s largest dam, but it is also essential for future cooperation and development in the Nile River Basin and East African region. This book, after setting out basin-level legal and policy successes and failures of managing and sharing…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

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