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- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 29.14
Hauptbeschreibung Studien zufolge sollen Bienen der menschlichen Wirtschaft Beträge in Milliardenhöhe zuarbeiten. Artenschutz bringt eine Rendite, von denen Hedgefonds nur träumen können. Und wussten Sie, dass Mangroven und Sümpfe die teuersten Landflächen sind, die es gibt? Die in jüngster Zeit vorangetriebene monetäre Inwertsetzung von Ökosystemen... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 27.74
Auch bei ökologischen Themen leben wir in einer erinnerungsgesättigten Gesellschaft. Jeder Atomunfall evoziert Tschernobyl, jede Ölpest die lange Liste einschlägiger Havarien von Torrey Canyon bis Exxon Valdez, und in den Seveso-Richtlinien der EU hat die Erinnerung an die Chemiekatastrophe in Italien sogar Rechtsgeschichte geschrieben. Im weiten thematischen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
As coastal populations burgeon, problems of erosion, pollution and coastal change are becoming ever more serious and necessitate scientifically informed management strategies. This authoritative new study discusses the causes of, and possible solutions to, some of the more pressing problems at the coast, against a background of the natural geomorphological... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 109.00
Provides for the elimination of chemical weapons arsenals amassed during the Cold War. This book is the compendium of the workshop on the "Ecological Risks Associated with the Destruction of Chemical Weapons", hosted by the University of Luneburg in October 2003. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 259.00
Promotes interdisciplinary research between ecology and computer science on elucidation of principles of information processing in ecosystems, ecological sustainability by informed decision making, and bio-inspired computation. This book illustrates applications for aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, image recognition at micro- and macro-scale. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
Environmental pollution by harmful anthropogenic substances and uncontrolled use of natural reserves have become a global problem and require substantial efforts for developing and applying efficient measures of control, mitigation and abatement. For achieving this goal predictions of possibly resulting risks and impacts are urgently needed for future... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 319.00
Presents a collection of major publications on theoretical and practical Mediterranean, global environmental and landscape issues. This book includes chapters that feature comprehensive studies of ecological and landscape issues, synthesized in the introduction, and woven with autobiographical experiences. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...