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- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
Problems of scale have exercised the minds of ecologists for many years, and will continue to do so into the future. This volume deals with this subject and with mathematical approaches to improve our understanding of complex ecological systems. The book also concentrates on monitoring the responses of ecosystems, especially to human impacts upon them.... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2007; US$ 280.00
Die Umweltgeschichte hat sich in den vergangenen Jahren zu einem boomenden Zweig der historischen Forschung gemausert. Frank Uekötter gibt einen breit gefächerten Überblick über den aktuellen Stand der Forschung und die laufenden Debatten. Er thematisiert die etablierten Forschungsfelder der Umweltgeschichte wie die Geschichte der Umweltbewegungen,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
This book focuses on soil development in restoration of post?mining sites. In particular, the authors address the role of biota, including plants, microorganisms, invertebrates, and their various interactions during the process of soil formation. The book largely deals with sites created by open?cast mining, as this method represents a very destructive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
This book addresses the question of the double exposure of marine ecosystems, i.e. to both global climate changes and economic globalization. This book contains a short, but self sufficient mathematical introduction, the formalization in the context of Network economics of global commodity chains, with both trophic and economic processes, and a series... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 49.00
Brazil is poised to become a significant player in the field of biotechnology, internationally, by taking advantage of circumstances not available in other countries, particularly its native biodiversity. This e-book presents a concise overview of the biotechnology industry in Brazil. more...
- Hodder Education 2005; US$ 35.18
Higher Geography 2nd edition provides full coverage of Higher Geography (Part 1). Geographical methods and techniques are offered in concise and accessible language throughout, accompanied by visual summaries to clarify and expand on the text. This new edition of (the previously titled) Core Higher Geography has been fully updated and amended for the... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 209.00
The origin of energy-conserving organelles, the mitochondria of all aerobic eukaryotes and the plastids of plants and algae, is commonly thought to be the result of endosymbiosis, where a primitive eukaryote engulfed a respiring α-proteobacterium or a phototrophic cyanobacterium, respectively. While present-day heterotrophic protists can serve... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 79.00
High air pollution levels pose a significant threat to plants, animals and human beings. Efforts by researchers are directed towards keeping air pollution levels below well defined critical levels in order to maintain a sustainable atmosphere and environmental system. The application of advanced mathematical models is important for researchers... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 355.00
Wetlands perform functions that deliver benefits to society, often referred to as ecosystem services. These ecosystem services include water supply, flood regulation, water purification, climate regulation, biodiversity, agriculture (e.g. grazing land), and amenity. A functional approach to wetland assessment enables a holistic view to be taken of... more...