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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95
In the region comprising Turkey and Greece, people have been using water from geothermal sources for bathing and washing of clothes since ancient times. This region falls within the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt and hence is a locus of active volcanism and tectonism and experiences frequent seismic events. This volcanic and tectonic activity has... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 36.80
Waldbrände, Flutkatastrophen, Erderwärmung - ein Phänomen des 21. Jahrhunderts? Oder bestimmt der Klimawandel nicht schon immer den Weg des Menschen? Mit dieser brandaktuellen Fragestellung befasst sich der Geowissenschaftler Frank Sirocko, doch nicht mit dem Ziel, die Zukunft vorherzusagen, sondern vielmehr um einen Blick weit zurück in die Vergangenheit... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 51.75
Die meiste Zeit seines Lebens verbringt der Mensch in Innenräumen. Das Raumklima beeinflusst dabei sowohl das Behaglichkeitsempfinden als auch die körperliche und geistige Leistungsfähigkeit. Der Klimawandel verändert unsere Umwelt durch steigende Monatsmitteltemperaturen und Strahlungswerte. Die vorliegende Studie verfolgt das Ziel, den Einfluss des... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
British author Daniel Defoe is known as one of the early innovators of the book-length novel, especially in his works Moll Flanders and Robinson Crusoe. In The Storm, Defoe creates another literary landmark -- the first modern example of long-form journalism. In the book, Defoe, drawing on firsthand accounts, records the impact and aftermath of The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Due to the lack of success in climate change mitigation efforts, the importance of adaptation is becoming more and more apparent and is now one of the main imperatives of international research and action. However, research on adaptation is mostly not directly applicable to adaptation policy or practice, leaving a gap between scientific results and... more...
Carbon Dioxide Emission in Maritime Container Transport and comparison of European deepwater ports: CO2 Calculation Approach, Analysis and CO2 Reduction MeasuresDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 51.75
Maritime container transport accounts for approximately 90 percent of global trade volumes. Largest container vessels represent challenges for container ports, such as the required draft of 15.5 meters. In order to be competitive, many ports try to integrate in global supply chains. Furthermore, environmental issues play a growing role in the maritime... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing the global community. Although most states agree that climate change is occurring and is at least partly the result of humans? reliance on fossil fuels, managing a changing global climate is a formidable challenge. Underlying this challenge is the fact that states are sovereign, governed by... more...
- Springer 1996; US$ 129.00
Second Revised and Enlarged Edition with an Introduction to Cloud Chemistry and Cloud Electricity. This examination of the microphysical processes which lead to cloud and precipitation formation emphasizes a quantitative description of the various mechanisms which lead to the formation of cloud and precipitation particles, individually and in populations. more...