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  • Sustaining Lifeby Eric Chivian; Aaron Bernstein

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    Edited and written by Harvard Medical School physicians Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein, Sustaining Life presents a comprehensive--and sobering--view of how human medicines, biomedical research, the emergence and spread of infectious diseases, and the production of food, both on land and in the oceans, depend on the earth's disappearing biodiversity.... more...

  • Environmental Monitoring and Characterizationby Janick Artiola; Ian L. Pepper; Mark L. Brusseau

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 104.00

    Environmental Monitoring and Characterization is an integrated, hands-on resource for monitoring all aspects of the environment. Sample collection methods and relevant physical, chemical and biological processes necessary to characterize the environment are brought together in twenty chapters which cover: sample collection methods, monitoring terrestrial,... more...

  • Biodiversity 101by Amelia Chiles; Georgina Cullman; Melina Laverty

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    What should the average person know about science? Because science is so central to life in the 21st century, science educators and other leaders of the scientific community believe that it is essential that everyone understand the basic concepts of the most vital and far-reaching disciplines. Biodiversity 101 does exactly that. This accessible volume... more...

  • Freshwater Aquatic Biomesby Richard Roth; Susan L. Woodward

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 91.00

    This volume in the Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World: series covers the freshwater biomes that exist in wetlands, ponds and lakes, and rivers and streams, examining all aspects that define these biomes: Vegetation, Geographical Distribution, Challenges posed by the environment, Adaptation of the plants and animals to the environment. more...

  • Handbook of Biodiversity Valuationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 67.00

    All societies depend on biodiversity and biological resources, and policy makers are increasingly aware that development pressures are today generating unprecedented rates of biodiversity loss. The fact that biodiversity issues often receive low priority in policy decisions is at least in part due to problems involved in assessing its contribution... more...

  • Groene herfstby Egbert Tellegen

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 45.90

    Groene herfst geeft de tegenstelling aan tussen, aan de ene kant, de vooruitgang die de milieubescherming onmiskenbaar heeft geboekt en aan de andere kant de constatering dat er allerlei kwaliteiten van de aarde verloren zijn gegaan. Tellegen beschrijft hoe het hedendaagse milieubesef en het gebruik van de term ?milieu? in de huidige betekenis pas... more...

  • Archiefwetenschap, erfgoed en politiseringby Theo Thomassen

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 10.50

    De archieven die door de Nederlandse archiefinstellingen worden beheerd hebben waarde als bron voor de geschiedenis en als cultureel erfgoed. De erfgoedwaarde is de laatste tijd centraal komen te staan. Archieven worden in dienst gesteld van de beleving van de eigen geschiedenis door het grote publiek ter bevordering van identiteits- en gemeenschapsvorming.... more...

  • Computational Ecologyby Wenjun Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 86.00

    Due to the complexity and non-linearity of most ecological problems, artificial neural networks (ANNs) have attracted attention from ecologists and environmental scientists in recent years. As these networks are increasingly being used in ecology for modeling, simulation, function approximation, prediction, classification and data mining, this unique... more...

  • Temperature Adaptation in a Changing Climateby Kenneth B. Storey; Karen K. Tanino

    CABI 2011; US$ 160.00

    Temperature adaptation is a much neglected field in the minds of climate change researchers and policy makers. However, increasing fluctuations in temperature means that the risk of cold and heat stress will pose an increasing threat to both wild and cultivated plants and animals, with frost injury expected to cause devastating damage to crops on an... more...

  • Restoration Ecologyby Jelte van Andel; James Aronson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 98.99 US$ 85.79

    Enlarged, enhanced and internationalized edition of the first restoration ecology textbook to be published, with foreword by Dr. Steven Whisnant of Texas A&M University and Chair of the Society of Ecological Restoration. Since 2006, when the first edition of this book appeared, major advances have taken place in restoration science and in the... more...