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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00
This report draws on three detailed case studies in Eastern Europe, the Caucases and Central Asia (EECCA), and on the experience of OECD countries to provide guidance on how transfers from central budgets to local authorities could be designed to finance environmental infrastructures in transition economies. Ideally, the costs of water supply and sanitation... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 112.00
Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally acceptable energy carrier in the 21st century. Since natural sources of pure hydrogen are extremely limited, it is necessary to develop technologies to produce large quantities of hydrogen economically. The currently dominant technology for producing hydrogen... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00
Transition and emerging economies have difficulties developing their financial markets to a level that would provide access to long-term debt finance at an affordable cost. This report examines opportunities beyond the public sector for financing water and other environmental infrastructure. Specifically, opportunities for accessing savings through... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00
This report reviews experience in mitigating the environmental impacts of inland waterway development. It examines effective consultation and planning procedures across Europe. In particular it assesses the ways in which the EU Water Framework Directive affects the planning environment for international waterways and sets a new agenda for improving... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 239.00
Nutrient Cycling in Terrestrial Ecosystems presents a comprehensive overview of nutrient cycling processes and their importance for plant growth and ecosystem sustainability. The first part of the book presents the fundamentals of nutrient cycling. Topics included are cycling of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, sulphur and micronutrients. Particular attention... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 69.99
Demand for timber and fibre continues to grow and is being met by increased reliance on plantation forestry. The limited pest status is threatened as pest species move around the globe. At the same time there is concern about threats of these non-native plantation species on native communities. This volume explores many of these issues. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 229.00
Our knowledge of extinct animals depends almost entirely upon the study of fossils. This richly illustrated book clothes the skeletons of dinosaurs and other Mesozoic reptiles with flesh, and shows how these fascinating animals evolved and probably lived. Expert author John L. Cloudsley-Thompson provides an interesting synthesis of current views on... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 179.00
The canopy-access and rain forest research at Lambir Hills National Park in Sarawak, Malaysia, has contributed an immense body of knowledge. Its major studies over more than a decade are synthesized. The focus is on plant-animal interactions and some of the foundations that create and maintain tropical diversity. more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 50.00
This title provides a practical approach to applying statistics to a wide variety of studies or projects. It helps to bring together the biophysical and socio-economic aspects, which are increasingly seen as integral to successful natural resources management. more...