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  • Waterlogged Wealthby Edward Maltby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Don't drain the swamp!Man's traditional response to swamps, marshes and bogs has been to drain them.But wetlands are not wastelands. Coastal marshes are among the world's most productive ecosystems. They make many commercial fisheries possible and protect coasts from floods and storm surges. Wetlands are pollution filters, water reservoirs. They are... more...

  • Advances in Radiation Biologyby John T. Lett; Howard Adler

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Radiation Biology, Volume 7, provides an overview of the state of knowledge in the field of radiation biology. The book contains six chapters and opens with a study on the exploitation of the unique properties of purified lesion-recognizing enzymes as the basis of assays that monitor the repair of DNA lesions in vivo. This is followed by... more...

  • Advances in Radiation Biologyby John T. Lett

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Radiation Biology, Volume 10, provides an overview of the state of knowledge in the field of radiation biology. The book contains seven chapters and opens with a study on DNA repair phenomena that have been explored through the use of viruses as probes. This is followed by separate chapters on the behavior of the long-lived synthetic elements... more...

  • DDTby Thomas Dunlap

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.95 US$ 40.90

    From the time the public learned of DDT's dramatic containment of a typhus epidemic in Naples during World War II to the ban on DDT by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1972, this is the story of the controversial pesticide and its part in the rise of the environmental movement. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses... more...

  • Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlandsby Dr. Darold P. Batzer; Rebecca R. Sharitz

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 85.00

    This second edition of this important and authoritative survey provides students and researchers with up-to-date and accessible information about the ecology of freshwater and estuarine wetlands. Prominent scholars help students understand both general concepts of different wetland types as well as complex topics related to these dynamic physical... more...

  • Deciduous Forestsby Donna Latham

    Nomad Press 2010; US$ 5.99

    Investigating the planet?s biomes and examining the modern threats to each ecosystem, this interactive series challenges young readers to look at how their own actions influence the planet's health. With compare-and-contrast facts and vocabulary-building sidebars, each engaging guide reveals how environmental threatsboth human and naturalaffect plants... more...

  • Dormancy and Developmental Arrestby Mary E. Clutter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Dormancy and Developmental Arrest: Experimental Analysis in Plants and Animals discusses the experimentation on states of suspended animation of living organisms. The book presents the range and complexity of interconnected processes involving structural, physiological, and molecular alterations in the organism. The text describes the physiological... more...

  • Biological Oceanographic Processesby Timothy R. Parsons; M. Takahashi; B. Hargrave

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This revised edition of a popular textbook is written for students, physical oceanographers, engineers, hydrologists, fisheries experts and a number of other professionals who require quantitative expressions of biological oceanographic phenomena. It is designed to lead the reader, step by step, through a progression from the distribution of marine... more...

  • Fate and Effects of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Marine Ecosystems and Organismsby Douglas A. Wolfe

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Fate and Effects of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Marine Organisms and Ecosystems is a collection of papers presented at the international symposium by the same title, held at the Olympic Hotel in Seattle, Washington on November 10-12, 1976. This book is organized into three parts encompassing 46 chapters. Part I deals with the inputs and physical transport... more...

  • Handbook of Environmental Data and Ecological Parametersby S. E. Jørgensen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Environmental Sciences and Applications, Volume 6: Handbook of Environmental Data and Ecological Parameters presents the biological effects of chemical compounds and the physical environment. This book provides a list of the most important compounds from an environmental point of view. Organized into seven parts, this volume begins with an overview... more...