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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...
- 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...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2009; US$ 360.00
The industrial minerals sector is undergoing a transformation in its operational practices as it strives to achieve both economic and environmental sustainability. New practices, such as emissions and waste reduction, improvements in processing efficiency, and value-added production across key industry sectors are emerging as a result of societal and... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 209.00
Wildland fires are becoming one of the most critical environmental factors affecting a wide range of ecosystems worldwide. In Mediterranean ecosystems (including also South-Africa, California, parts of Chile and Australia), wildland fires are recurrent phenomena every summer, following the seasonal drought. As a result of changes in traditional land... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95
There is a rapidly growing interest in, and demand for, non-timber forest products (NTFPs). They provide critical resources across the globe fulfilling nutritional, medicinal, financial and cultural needs. However, they have been largely overlooked in mainstream conservation and forestry politics. This volume explains the use and importance of certification... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 179.00
Significant advancements in the experimental analysis of soils and shales have been achieved during the last few decades. Outstanding progress in the field has led to the theoretical development of geomechanical theories and important engineering applications. This book provides the reader with an overview of recent advances in a variety of advanced... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
The Soils of Croatia is a six-chapter book detailing all aspects of Croatian soils. The book presents, in a reader friendly way, the lively history of pedology in Croatia. It explains soils as natural resources for this country and offers a detailed view on the different agricultural regions referenced in Croatia. The Soils of Croatia also... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This book is intended for students and soil scientists who want to know about the state of the art in soil sciences in Chile. The book merges a comprehensive bibliographical review of the soil surveys carried out throughout the length and breadth of Chilean territory during the past 40 years and more recent information obtained by the authors... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 42.05
Vor dem Hintergrund aktueller gesellschaftlicher Fragestellungen wie Globalisierung, Klimawandel und Finanzkrise wird vermehrt auch grundsätzliche Kritik an der Wertschöpfung von Unternehmen laut. Damit die Glaubwürdigkeit und das Vertrauen in das verantwortungsvolle Handeln von Unternehmen zurückgewonnen werden können, sind nachhaltige Geschäftsmodelle... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 49.95
Wildfires represent a growing threat to environments, to people, communities, and to societies worldwide, particularly in the United States, Southern Europe, and Australia. Recognition of this growing risk has highlighted a need to develop people's capacity to adapt to annually occurring events that could increase in frequency and severity over... more...