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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 84.63
H. Laffler Interest aroused in the past by Neusiedlersee, located in what was earlier the western part of Hungary, was mainly due to the enormous fluctuations in water level and the consequent threat to the livelihood of the local popula tion, who lived chiefly from stock-farming. Practically no tourism touched the area until 1920, about a century... more...
- Libri Publishing 2007; US$ 28.99
Presenting emerging perspectives on environmental restoration, this collection of essays by a leading group of environmental scholars combines theoretical discussion with practical approaches. Describing the variety of ways that humans can and should interact with nature, this multi-disciplinary work shares hands-on exercises for engaging urban communities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
There are many micro-habitats in built up areas, often subject to strong environmental pressures such as atmospheric and water pollution, frequent disturbance, trampling, nutrient or water scarcity, etc. In Urban Ecology Dianne Smith uses such features as footpaths, walls, gravestones, gardens, compost heaps and derelict land to investigate the effects... more...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
Most books and courses in ecology cover facts and concepts but don?t explain how to actually do ecological research. How to Do Ecology provides nuts-and-bolts advice on organizing and conducting a successful research program. This one-of-a-kind book explains how to choose a research question and answer it through manipulative experiments and systematic... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.95 US$ 35.96
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...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 85.00 US$ 68.00
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...
- 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...