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  • Estuarine Ecohydrologyby Eric Wolanski; Michael Elliott

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 101.00

    Estuarine Ecohydrology, Second Edition, provides an ecohydrology viewpoint of an estuary as an ecosystem by focusing on its principal components, the river, the estuarine waters, the sediment, the nutrients, the wetlands, the oceanic influence, and the aquatic food web, as well as models of the health of an estuary ecosystem. Estuaries, the... more...

  • Vertical Reefsby Mary Katherine Wicksten

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available

    On a clear night, the bright lights of oil platforms sparkle in the Gulf of Mexico. Thousands of these platforms off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana play an important role in the lives of underwater species who find food, shelter, and permanent homes in the ecosystem created by these big, three-dimensional structures standing on the flat sea floor.... more...

  • Toward a Unified Ecologyby Timothy F. H. Allen; Thomas W. Hoekstra

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    The first edition of Toward a Unified Ecology was ahead of its time, and in this equally groundbreaking text, the authors present a new synthesis of their core ideas on evaluating communities, organisms, populations, biomes, models, and management. The book places greater emphasis on post-normal critiques, cognizant of ever-present observer values... more...

  • The Labour, Human Health and Environmental Dimensions of E.waste Management in Chinaby ILO

    International Labour Office 2015; US$ 20.00

    This publication examines the labour, human health and environmental dimensions of e-waste management in China, analyzing both the formal and informal sectors. It identifies the needs for synergizing policies and measures concerning environmental pollution control and labour protection in e-waste management. more...

  • Freshwater Algae of North Americaby John D. Wehr; Robert G. Sheath; J. Patrick Kociolek

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 180.00

    Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification, Second Edition is an authoritative and practical treatise on the classification, biodiversity, and ecology of all known genera of freshwater algae from North America. The book provides essential taxonomic and ecological information about one of the most diverse and ubiquitous groups... more...

  • Understanding Complex Ecosystem Dynamicsby William S. Yackinous

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 139.00

    Understanding Complex Ecosystem Dynamics: A Systems and Engineering Perspective takes a fresh, interdisciplinary perspective on complex system dynamics, beginning with a discussion of relevant systems and engineering skills and practices, including an explanation of the systems approach and its major elements. From this perspective, the author formulates... more...

  • A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of Americaby Frank N. Egerton

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is the largest professional society devoted to the science of ecology. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America tells the story of ESA?s humble beginnings, growing from approximately 100 founding members and a modest publication of a few pages to... more...

  • Texas Riparian Areasby Nicole A. Davis; Thomas B. Hardy; Mark Wentzel; Jonathan Phillips; John Jacob; Jacquelyn Duke; Stephan A. Nelle

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available

    Riparian areas?transitional zones between the aquatic environments of streams, rivers, and lakes and the terrestrial environments on and alongside their banks?are special places. They provide almost two hundred thousand miles of connections through which the waters of Texas flow. Keeping the water flowing, in as natural a way as possible, is key to... more...

  • SEAFLOOR OBSERVATORIESby Paolo Favali; Laura Beranzoli; Angelo De Santis

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 169.99

    This book addresses the important and apparently simple question: "How can continuous and reliable monitoring at the seafloor by means of seafloor observatories extend exploration and improve knowledge of our planet?" more...

  • Birds, Bees and Educated Fleasby Bruce Montague

    John Blake 2015; US$ 9.99

    An amusing A to Z of the courtship and mating habits of animals?including Homo sapiens "Birds do it, bees do it, Even educated fleas do it." So wrote Cole Porter in his famous song from 1928, "Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love." To which Bruce Montague, author of this enlightening and amusing collection, silently replied, "Yes, but how do they... more...