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  • New Approaches, Methods, and Tools in Urban E-Planning
    Carlos Nunes Silva
    Recent advances in information and communication technologies have enhanced the standards of metropolitan planning and development. With the increase in mobile communication, this will help to deliver innovative new services and apps in the field of urban e-planning. New Approaches, Methods, and Tools in Urban E-Planning is a key resource for the latest academic research on rec...

    269,29 €

  • Air Quality Monitoring and Forecasting
    Air quality is personal. Its management is highly so. Asthmatic or air-pollutant-sensitive individuals depend on accurate air quality forecasts to help manage their daily activities.  However, the adverse effects of poor air quality on public health and visibility extend far beyond the daily time horizon. Pneumonic and cardiac vascular responses of individuals in all age groups...

    59,74 €

  • From Logos to Bios
    Wynand de Beer

    31,72 €

  • Polarimetric SAR Techniques and Applications
    Carlos López-Martínez / Juan Manuel Lopez-Sanchez
    An increasing number of spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) systems have been equipped with polarimetric capabilities: ALOS and ALOS-2, Radarsat-2, TerraSAR-X, Envisat-ASAR, Sentinel-1a/b, etc. Future mission will still present this type of diversity: RCM, SAOCOM, Cosmo-Skymed 2nd generation or PAZ. Polarimetry allows sensitivity to the structural and geometric properties...

    59,61 €

  • Innovative Strategies and Frameworks in Climate Change Adaptation
    Alexander G. Flor / Alexander GFlor / Benjamina Gonzalez Flor
    The changes the earth is currently undertaking has been at the forefront of scientific discourse in recent years. Humans as a species have needed to react to these changes and shift their behavior accordingly. Innovative Strategies and Frameworks in Climate Change Adaptation: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a critical scholarly resource that examines the relationship bet...

    216,16 €

  • Inorganic Pollutants in Wastewater
    This book, 'Inorganic Pollutants in Wastewater: Methods of Analysis, Removal and Treatment' extensively investigates the most recent improvements in the area of inorganic pollutants analysis, removal and treatment of wastewater by utilizing different materials such as natural polymers, husks, graphene and carbon nanotube composites, fruit cortex etc. It covers photocata...

    144,10 €

  • Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability
    Soumyananda Dinda
    Climate change is not only one of the greatest threats to modern civilization; it is also a great challenge to economic development in the 21st century. Global warming can lead to periods of both drought and intense rain, causing crops to fail and ruining the livelihoods of many in underdeveloped countries. The Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environ...

    427,11 €

  • Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education
    Carolyn Stevenson / Lynn Wilson
    Addressing global climate change is a monumental battle that can only be fought by the leaders of tomorrow, but future leaders are molded through education and shaped by the leaders of today. While the pivotal role of education in spreading awareness of climate change is one universally espoused, equally universal is the recognition that current education efforts are falling wo...

    255,85 €

  • I Don’t Believe in Asteroids
    Kevin Kite / Michelle McCauley
    Climate change, income inequality, modern parenting, greed, and materialism-the world is going to hell so you might as well laugh. In I Don’t Believe in Asteroids, Kite and McCauley show you the way. Their irreverent, on-point comics will have you cracking up and crying all at once. Kite’s art is brilliant and bright, even as the text is jarring and penetrating. This is a grea...

    20,33 €

  • Svalbard REU 2014 Ny-Alesund
    Lucy L. Ivey
    This journal documents the work in the summer of 2014 of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates ('REU') Team, composed of six students, a middle-school science teacher, and two lead scientists, and funded by the National Science Foundation. The REU team was gathered in Svalbard, NO, a group of islands located in the Arctic at 78˚ north latitude, to study how high-latitude ...

    41,85 €


    24,27 €

  • Eco-History. an Introduction to Biodiversity and Conservation.
    D. Rotherham Ian / DRotherham Ian / Ian D. Rotherham / Ian DRotherham
    AN ACCESSIBLE INTRODUCTION TO BIODIVERSITY, CONSERVATION AND THE ECO-CULTURAL NATURE OF LANDSCAPESKey issues are addressed in short, focused chapters, supported by a detailed thousand-year timeline based on the British Isles.Rotherham is convinced that to conserve wildlife or ecology, and to heal the wounds of human impacts, we must understand our own history and how, over coun...

    50,84 €

  • Animals
    Sarah Johnson
    The fourth volume in the reader series, ’Themes in Environmental History’.Comprising essays selected from Environment and History and Environmental Values, these inexpensive paperbacks address important aspects of environmental history through theoretical essays and case studies. The readers are attracting increasing interest from course-organisers. Animals examines human relat...

    38,85 €

  • 3D Recording and Modelling in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
    The book derives from the experiences of the authors as lecturers and tutors at different international summer schools on reality-based surveying and 3D modelling in the field of archaeology and cultural heritage. The book is organized in three main sections. The first part aims to introduce and discuss the contribution of geomatic techniques in archaeology and more generally i...

    88,00 €

  • Wild Things. Nature and the Social Imagination
    HISTORIES OF HUMAN CONSTRUCTIONS OF NATUREWild Things: Nature and the Social Imagination assembles eleven substantive and original essays on the cultural and social dimensions of environmental history. They address a global cornucopia of social and ecological systems, from Africa to Europe, North America and the Caribbean, and their temporal range extends from the 1830s into th...

    112,73 €

  • The Steppe to Europe
    Lajos Racz / Alan Campbell
    This book, a much-augmented translation of the author’s original Hungarian version, is an account of Hungary’s past from the perspective of environmental history, incorporating a wide range of environmentally-relevant research findings. Data on climate, agriculture, mining, hunting, urban development and political administration are synthesised to create a rich account of a peo...

    112,72 €

  • Conservation Song
    Wapulumuka Oliver Mulwafu
    Conservation Song explores ways in which colonial relations shaped meanings and conflicts over environmental control and management in Malawi. By focusing on soil conservation, which required an integrated approach to the use and management of such natural resources as land, water and forestry, it examines the origins and effects of policies and their legacies in the post-colon...

    50,75 €

  • Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Historical Ecology Investigation
    Alison Whipple / Robin Grossinger / San Francisco Estuary Institute
    This report describes the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Historical Ecology Study, which was conducted to provide foundation information to develop sound large-scale restoration efforts in the Delta. The report documents early 1800s pattern and process in the Delta. Historical habitat type extent and distribution are described, the landscape context explored, and driving hydrolog...

    57,41 €

  • Indigenous Knowledge
    Sarah Johnson
    The third volume in the reader series, ’Themes in Environmental History’.Comprising essays selected from our journals, Environment and History and Environmental Values, these inexpensive paperbacks address important aspects of environmental history, by means of theoretical essays and case studies. Indigenous Knowledge investigates how indigenous peoples from various cultures in...

    38,83 €

  • Changing Deserts
    Deserts - vast, empty places where time appears to stand still. The very word conjures images of endless seas of sand, blistering heat and a virtual absence of life. However, deserts encompass a large variety of landscapes and life beyond our stereotypes. As well as magnificent Saharan dunes under blazing sun, the desert concept encompasses the intensely cold winters of the Gob...

    110,25 €

  • A Rugged Nation
    Marco Armiero
    Landscape, politics and history: the Italian mountains as a crucible of national and natural identity.This book is part of a wider current in environmental history, that explores the links between nature and nation. It uncovers how Italian identity and mountains have constituted one another. It argues that state regimes since unification in 1861 have made mountains into nationa...

    92,22 €

  • Bio-Invaders
    Sarah Johnson
    We are pleased to announce a new series ofenvironmental history readers, suitable for students.Comprising essays selected from our journals,Environment and History and Environmental Values,each inexpensive paperback volume will address animportant theme in environmental history, combiningunderlying theory and specific case-studies. The firstvolume, Bio-invaders, investigates th...

    39,21 €

  • Creative Urban Regions
    In a knowledge economy urban form and functions are primarily shaped by global market forces rather than urban planning. As the role of knowledge in wealth creation becomes a critical issue in cities, urban administrations and planners need to discover new approaches to harness the considerable opportunities of abstract production for a global order. Creative Urban Regions: Har...

    236,45 €

  • Digging Deep in the Garden
    John Walker
    “John Walker is asking the sort of questions you don’t usually find asked in gardening magazines.” A celebrity gardener’s ‘wobble’ over climate chaos… the effect genetically modified crops might have on our gardens and allotments… how adopting a vegan-organic approach can make growing more compassionate… why pesticides must be consigned to the history books.In this diverse, liv...

    8,09 €

  • Water Resources in a Variable and Changing Climate
    Climate change will bring about significant changes to the capacity of, and the demand on,water resources. The resulting changes include increasing climate variability that is expectedto affect hydrologic conditions. The effects of climate variability on various meteorologicalvariables have been extensively observed in many regions around the world. Atmosphericcirculation, topo...

    82,98 €

  • Other Inconvenient Truths Beyond Global Warming
    Alan F Rozich
    Global warming rightfully earned the title of 'An Inconvenient Truth'. However, there are a number of other inconvenient truths that comprise a Super Nexus. The Super Nexus consists of societal needs for economic and environmental sustainability, economic and population expansion, and simultaneous resources needs. These trends will begin to act collectively in a negatively syne...

    12,23 €

  • Bees of California
    Bees provide food through the simple but essential act of pollination. There are thousands of bee species in North America, but bees are dying. This book is a collaboration between student artists, scientists and writers at the University of California concerned with bee decline. This book is intended for readers with an interest in contemporary poetry, art, nature, and gardeni...

    15,54 €

  • Coastal Sea Levels, Impacts and Adaptation
    Extreme sea levels can lead to hazardous events, such as coastal flooding, erosion, or salt water intrusion, with-wide ranging environmental, societal, and economic consequences. In combination with climate-driven sea-level rise, and, potentially, additional changes in storminess, dynamic wave contributions, and tidal dynamics, the adverse consequences of extreme oceanographic ...

    75,97 €

  • Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Geoinformatics
    Saro Lee
    Recently, a need has arisen for prediction techniques that can address a variety of problems by combining methods from the rapidly developing field of machine learning with geoinformation technologies such as GIS, remote sensing, and GPS. As a result, over the last few decades, one particular machine learning technology, known as artificial neural networks, has been successfull...

    59,81 €

  • Climate Change and Global Warming - Exposed
    Andrew Johnson
    The weather is something which affects all of us, every day of our lives. It dictates our long and short-term plans. In the UK, the weather is the "default topic" of conversation for strangers and friends alike. Though it has obvious and far reaching importance, most people don't know very much about the weather. These days, they don't take time to observe it and probab...

    13,82 €