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  • Ecosystem-Based Adaptationby Noralene Uy; Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95

    This book makes a case for ecosystem-based adaptation by arguing that ecosystems and its services are critical in the climate change and disaster risk reduction fields. Consequently, the monitoring and regulation of ecosystems need to be linked to a regular governance and institutional mechanism and be reflected in a more action-oriented agenda. more...

  • The Effects of Weapons on Ecosystemsby J. P. Robinson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Effects of Weapons on Ecosystems is a five-chapter book that describes the destruction of environment and its various ecosystems by humans. The book also explains the harmful effects, both intended and unanticipated, of the production, testing, stockpiling, and use of weapons of mass destruction. Organized into five chapters, the book begins with... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Biodiversityby Stanley A. Rice

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 95.00

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  • Environmental Ecologyby Bill Freedman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Environmental Ecology: The Impacts of Pollution and Other Stresses on Ecosystem Structure and Function deals with environmental studies on the ecological impacts of anthropogenic stresses. The book discusses more particularly the ways that anthropogenic or natural influences affect the quality of the inorganic and biotic components of the biosphere,... more...

  • Estuarine Perspectivesby Victor S Kennedy

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Estuarine Perspectives presents most of the invited papers presented at the Fifth Biennial International Research Conference on Estuarine Research. The book includes information on one tropical and two Arctic estuaries; contemporary techniques as applied to estuarine research; and some hypotheses of estuarine ecology. The text also describes value... more...

  • The Estuary as a Filterby Victor S Kennedy

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Estuary as a Filter contains the proceedings of the Estuarine Research Federation?s seventh biennial conference at Virginia Beach, Virginia, in late October, 1983. In five invited sessions, scientists and managers considered the physical, geological, chemical-geochemical, and biological processes involved in the ""filtering"" role of estuaries... 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...

  • Fate and Effects of Sediment-Bound Chemicals in Aquatic Systemsby Kenneth L. Dickson; Alan W. Maki; William A. Brungs

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Fate and Effects of Sediment-Bound Chemicals in Aquatic Systems presents the proceedings of the Sixth Pellston Workshop, held in Florissant, Colorado on August 12-17, 1984. This book presents the development of scientific inquiry of hazards to the aquatic environment. Organized into 27 chapters, this compilation of papers begins with an overview of... more...

  • Food Webs (MPB-50)by Kevin S. McCann

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 52.00

    Human impacts are dramatically altering our natural ecosystems but the exact repercussions on ecological sustainability and function remain unclear. As a result, food web theory has experienced a proliferation of research seeking to address these critical areas. Arguing that the various recent and classical food web theories can be looked at collectively... more...

  • The Functional Consequences of Biodiversityby David Tilman; Ann P. Kinzig; Stephen Pacala

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 87.00

    Does biodiversity influence how ecosystems function? Might diversity loss affect the ability of ecosystems to deliver services of benefit to humankind? Ecosystems provide food, fuel, fiber, and drinkable water, regulate local and regional climate, and recycle needed nutrients, among other things. An ecosyste's ability to sustain functioning may depend... more...