Environment & Sustainability: Ecology - Environment Studies

  • Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country book cover

    Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country

    1st Edition

    By Stanley W. Trimble

    "This thought-provoking book demonstrates how processes of landscape transformation, usually illustrated only in simplified or idealized form, play out over time in real, complex landscapes. Trimble illustrates how a simple landscape disturbance, generated in this case by agriculture, can spread an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Waste book cover

    Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Waste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad J. Taherzadeh, Tobias Richards

    Current development results in a linear flow from raw material to waste, which cannot be sustainable in the long term. Plus, a global population of 7 billion people means that there are 7 billion waste producers in the world. At present, dumping and landfilling are the primary practices for getting…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    CRC Press
    Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

  • Urban Soils book cover

    Urban Soils

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Globally, 30% of the world population lived in urban areas in 1950, 54% in 2016 and 66% projected by 2050. The most urbanized regions include North America, Latin America, and Europe.  Urban encroachment depletes soil carbon and the aboveground biomass carbon pools, enhancing the flux of carbon…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Large-scale Forest Restoration book cover

    Large-scale Forest Restoration

    1st Edition

    By David Lamb

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Ecological Sustainability: Understanding Complex Issues book cover

    Ecological Sustainability

    Understanding Complex Issues, 1st Edition

    By Robert B. Northrop, Anne N. Connor

    Complex systems is a new field of science studying how parts of a system give rise to the collective behaviors of the system, and how the system interacts with its environment. This book examines the complex systems involved in environmental sustainability, and examines the technologies involved to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    CRC Press

  • Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services book cover

    Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Domingo Alcaraz-Segura, Carlos Marcelo Di Bella, Julieta Veronica Straschnoy

    A balanced review of differing approaches based on remote sensing tools and methods to assess and monitor biodiversity, carbon and water cycles, and the energy balance of terrestrial ecosystem. Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services highlights the advantages Earth observation technologies offer…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    CRC Press
    Earth Observation of Global Changes

  • Ecological Systems Integrity: Governance, law and human rights book cover

    Ecological Systems Integrity

    Governance, law and human rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Vasiliki Karageorgou

    Environmental law and governance are the cornerstones of global efforts to conserve the environment, protect resources and ensure fair and equitable outcomes for all of the planet's inhabitants. This book presents a series of thought-provoking chapters which consider the place of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Rangelands: Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism book cover

    The Governance of Rangelands

    Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro M. Herrera, Jonathan Davies, Pablo Manzano Baena

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements book cover

    The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Mirian Vilela

    The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society, with ecological integrity as a major theme. This book provides a series of analyses of ecological integrity as it relates to the Earth Charter, social movements and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management, and Policy, Second Edition book cover

    Drought and Water Crises

    Integrating Science, Management, and Policy, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Wilhite, Roger S. Pulwarty

    Over the past decade there have been extraordinary advances towards drought risk reduction with the development of new water-conserving technologies, and new tools for planning, vulnerability and impact assessment, mitigation, and policy. Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • World Heritage Conservation: The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development book cover

    World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Remote Sensing for Landscape Ecology: New Metric Indicators book cover

    Remote Sensing for Landscape Ecology: New Metric Indicators

    2nd Edition

    By Ricardo D Lopez, Robert C Frohn

    This book provides the practical basis for the use of remote sensing to accomplish landscape ecological projects, through the merging of theory and practice, with examples. This is a specialized application and both these topics have evolved rapidly in the past decade. This evolution is not in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    CRC Press

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