Environment & Sustainability: Ecology - Environment Studies

  • Geospatial Decision Models in Natural Resource Management book cover

    Geospatial Decision Models in Natural Resource Management

    By Wei Ji

    Decision support processes are used to identify and protect critical ecological resources. This book introduces index-based geospatial decision models used in natural resource management. It covers widely used models, as well as models based on unique principles and techniques. It provides an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Water Resources Engineering: Multi-Criteria Decision-Making and Multi-Objective Analysis book cover

    Water Resources Engineering

    Multi-Criteria Decision-Making and Multi-Objective Analysis

    By Hamed Zamani Sabzi, James Phillip King

    Decision-making processes in water resources projects are often multi-criteria and multi-objective, meaning there are numerous factors that influence decisions and there are often several objectives that are sought. (An example would be balancing a precious water supply between agriculture use and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • Greywater Fundamentals: Management, Treatment, and the Circular Economy: Management, Treatment, and the Circular Economy book cover

    Greywater Fundamentals: Management, Treatment, and the Circular Economy

    Management, Treatment, and the Circular Economy

    By Lina Abu-Ghunmi, Diana Abu-Ghunmi

    This book will present the fundamentals of greywater and related topics such as separation, characterization, collection, transportation, storage, use options, guidelines, and standards. It will examine basic fundamentals and theory, and then present the technical issues of selection, design,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Stewarding the Sound: The Challenge of Managing Sensitive Coastal Ecosystems book cover

    Stewarding the Sound

    The Challenge of Managing Sensitive Coastal Ecosystems

    Edited by Leah Bendell, Patricia Gallaugher, Laurie Wood, Shelley McKeachie

    Stewarding the Sound uses different perspectives to build awareness of the wealth and fragility of this ecosystem by balancing economic and social needs with conservation. This book, the first ever compilation of the ecological importance of the Sound, demonstrates the cumulative stresses that are…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation book cover

    Sustainable Engineering

    Principles and Implementation

    By Catherine Mulligan

    Due to the constraints on resources and the environment, engineers are faced with new challenges. While it is generally believed that the concepts of sustainable development must be adhered to protect future generations, in practice it is very difficult. Therefore, the focus of this book is to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05 
    CRC Press

  • GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective book cover

    GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Martin van Maarseveen, Javier Martinez, Johannes Flacke

    GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. This book explores and illustrates the use of geo-information in the planning and management of urban regions. The first part of the book addresses the concept of sustainable urban development, its different frameworks, and the many…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development book cover

    Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development

    By Cesar Marolla

    Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development shows how ICT as an enabler for all spheres of development can help innovate business processes and operations, and provide faster integration of new technologies into business systems. Focused on sustainability, it addresses…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Corporate Sustainability in the 21st Century: Increasing the Resilience of Social-Ecological Systems book cover

    Corporate Sustainability in the 21st Century

    Increasing the Resilience of Social-Ecological Systems

    By Rafael Sardá Borroy, Stefano Pogutz

    Corporate sustainability needs a rethink. We have entered the human-influenced Anthropocene age, and we are witnessing accelerating changes in earth system processes. Businesses’ current initiatives, such as product innovation and pollution reduction, are not enough to combat the intensifying…

    Paperback – 2019-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Liberal Democracy and the Problem of Political Agency: The Limits to Change in Environmental Politics book cover

    Liberal Democracy and the Problem of Political Agency

    The Limits to Change in Environmental Politics

    By Daniel Hausknost

    Liberal democracy has been an impressively successful model of political order in an era that was characterised by economic growth and resource abundance. But how will it fare in the 21st century, when the pressing challenges of climate change, resource scarcity and environmental degradation…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management book cover

    Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Anja Pabel

    Coral reefs are an important tourism resource for many coastal and island destinations and generate a range of benefits to their local communities, including as a food source, income from tourism, employment and recreational opportunities. However, coral reefs are under increasing threat from…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Dioxin: Environmental Fate and Health/Ecological Consequences book cover

    Dioxin

    Environmental Fate and Health/Ecological Consequences

    Edited by Sudarshan Kurwadkar, Prabir Mandal, Shivani Soni

    The book provides a holistic understanding of the compound dioxin, an organic pollutant which is highly toxic to humans and animals alike. Exposure to dioxin can occur through various environmental matrices. This handbook presents an in-depth toxicological profile and human health consequences, as…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds book cover

    Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds

    Edited by Michelle Bastian, Owain Jones, Niamh Moore, Emma Roe

    Socio-environmental crises are currently transforming the conditions for life on this planet, from climate change, to resource depletion, biodiversity loss and long-term pollutants. The vast scale of these changes, affecting land, sea and air have prompted calls for the ‘ecologicalisation’ of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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