Environment & Sustainability: Ecology - Environment Studies

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

    Production, Growth, and the Environment

    An Economic Approach

    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

    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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition book cover

    Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • Ecosystem Services: Key Issues book cover

    Ecosystem Services

    Key Issues

    By Mark Everard

    The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • 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

    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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Technical Change, Relative Prices, and Environmental Resource Evaluation book cover

    Technical Change, Relative Prices, and Environmental Resource Evaluation

    By V. Kerry Smith

    Originally published in 1974, Technical Change, Relative Prices, and Environmental Resource Evaluation explores the relationship between natural environmental resources and the differential implications of technological change and relative price appreciation. Smith claims that price is linked to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Utilization of Natural Resources book cover

    Sustainable Utilization of Natural Resources

    Edited by Prasenjit Mondal, Ajay K. Dalai

    Increased research is going on to explore the new cleaner options for the utilization of natural resources. This book aims to provide the scientific knowhow and orientation in the area of the emerging technologies for utilization of natural resources for sustainable development to the readers. The…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10
    CRC Press

  • Constructed Ecologies: Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design book cover

    Constructed Ecologies

    Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design

    By Margaret Grose

    Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and imaginative…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

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