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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Deforestation and forest degradation have long been recognized as environmental problems, with concerns over conservation of natural habitats and biological diversity capturing both scientific and public attention. More recently, the debate over tropical forest conservation has radically shifted to the approximately fifteen percent of global greenhouse... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
Soil is the Earth's living skin. It provides anchorage for roots, holds water long enough for plants to make use of it and the nutrients that sustain life -- otherwise the Earth would be as barren as Mars. It is home to myriad micro-organisms and armies of microscopic animals as well as the familiar earthworm that accomplish biochemical transformations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 63.95
Forestry Economics introduces students and practitioners to all aspects of the management and economics of forestry. The book adopts the approach of managerial economics textbooks and applies this to the unique processes and problems faced by managers of forests. more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 16.95
Black Saturday. February 7, 2009. Roger Wood is the cop on duty at Kinglake when the most devastating fire in the nationā??s history roars through the ranges. His task is to defend his town against the colossus that threatens to destroy it. Even at the risk of his own life. Even after being told his own wife and kids are caught on the front line. more...
- Algonquin Books 2005; US$ 12.95
In The Earth Moved , Amy Stewart takes us on a journey through the underground world and introduces us to one of its most amazing denizens. The earthworm may be small, spineless, and blind, but its impact on the ecosystem is profound. It ploughs the soil, fights plant diseases, cleans up pollution, and turns ordinary dirt into fertile land. Who knew?... more...
Recommendations for Design and Analysis of Earth Structures using Geosynthetic Reinforcements - EBGEOWiley 2012; US$ 120.00
The completely revised and extended Recommendations deal with all questions relevant to the planning and dimensioning of geosynthetics-reinforced earth structures. In addition to the demands on materials and analysis principles, the applications of geosynthetics in a range of foundation systems, ground improvement measures, highways engineering projects,... more...
- Science Publishers 2011; US$ 179.95
With contributions by internationally reputed researchers in the field, this book presents the implications of the genomic revolution for conifers?promoting a better understanding of the evolution of these organisms as well as new knowledge about the molecular basis of quantitative trait variation. Both of these discoveries play important roles in... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
This compilation of techniques, methodologies and scientific data arises from a four-year Italian research project, which took place at university research stations in Turin, Piacenza, Naples and Potenza. Soil Organic Matter (SOM) represents an active and essential pool of the total organic carbon on the planet. Consequently, even small changes in... more...