Environment & Sustainability: Ecology - Environment Studies

  • Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering book cover

    Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering

    2nd Edition

    By Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue

    In the seven years since the publication of the first edition of Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, the combination of population growth and increased exploitation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources has added increased stresses on the quality and health of the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    CRC Press

  • Waterfowl and Wetlands: Toward Bioeconomic Analysis book cover

    Waterfowl and Wetlands

    Toward Bioeconomic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Judd Hammack, Gardner Mallard Brown Jr.

    Originally published in 1974, Waterfowl and Wetlands analyses waterfowl hunting patterns in the late sixties in the hopes of protecting waterfowl resources such as wetlands. Wetlands are obviously an important resource for migratory waterfowl however they are often drained for agricultural purposes…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Forest Monitoring from Earth Observation book cover

    Global Forest Monitoring from Earth Observation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederic Achard, Matthew C. Hansen

    Forests provide a large range of beneficial services, including tangible ones such as timber and recreation, and intangible services such as climate regulation, biodiversity, and watershed protection. On the other hand, forests can also be considered roadblocks to progress that occupy space more…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press
    Earth Observation of Global Changes

  • Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South: Conceptual Approaches book cover

    Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South

    Conceptual Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Erik Mostert

    Inhabitants of poor, rural areas in the Global South heavily depend on natural resources in their immediate vicinity. Conflicts over and exploitation of these resources – whether it is water, fish, wood fuel, minerals, or land – severely affect their livelihoods. The contributors to this volume…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach book cover

    Production, Growth, and the Environment

    An Economic Approach, 1st Edition

    By William L. Weber

    Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    CRC Press

  • Competition for Wetlands in the Midwest: An Economic Analysis book cover

    Competition for Wetlands in the Midwest

    An Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Jon H. Goldstein

    In the Midwest, wetlands can be seen as a nuisance to farmers as they can severely increase production costs. Wetlands are however are a major part of ecology for migratory waterfowl and drainage of these wetlands could have dire consequences on the population of waterfowl as well as other wildlife…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge Revivals

  • Engineering Response to Climate Change book cover

    Engineering Response to Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Watts

    A clear, concise discussion of today’s hottest topics in climate change, including adapting to climate change and geo-engineering to mitigate the effects of change, Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition takes on the tough questions of what to do and offers real solutions to the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • The Global Forest Sector: Changes, Practices, and Prospects book cover

    The Global Forest Sector

    Changes, Practices, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Hansen, Rajat Panwar, Richard Vlosky

    Changes in production, demand, supply, and trade patterns; the impact of green building and bioenergy on industry practices and policy infrastructure; and new economies with production advantages and large consumption bases all present challenges and opportunities in the forest sector. With…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Sustainability Science and Technology: An Introduction book cover

    Sustainability Science and Technology

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alejandro De Las Heras

    Sustainability Science and Technology: An Introduction explains the root causes of global failures in natural and human systems, as well as the most readily available technological solutions. The book dispels risky scientific and technological ideas that further complicate the current environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Data Infrastructures in Context: North and South book cover

    Spatial Data Infrastructures in Context

    North and South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zorica Nedovic-Budic, Joep Crompvoets, Yola Georgiadou

    In the wake of the so-called information technology revolution, many stakeholders from the public and private sectors (including citizens) have indeed grown accustomed to the promise and usability of spatial data infrastructures (SDI) for data access, use, and sharing. Analyzing the obstacles as…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Design with the Desert: Conservation and Sustainable Development book cover

    Design with the Desert

    Conservation and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Malloy, John Brock, Anthony Floyd, Margaret Livingston, Robert H. Webb

    The modern southwestern cities of Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, and El Paso occupy lands that once supported rich desert ecosystems. Typical development activities often resulted in scraping these desert lands of an ancient living landscape, to be replaced with one that is human-made and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Postwar Trends in U.S. Forest Products Trade: A Global, National, and Regional View book cover

    Postwar Trends in U.S. Forest Products Trade

    A Global, National, and Regional View, 1st Edition

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Samuel J. Radcliffe

    By the end of World War II, the United States had become well integrated into the world markets for forest products. No longer can domestic prices of forest products be viewed as being wholly determined by domestic demand and supply, nor even by North American supply and demand, but must be viewed…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18
    Routledge Revivals

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