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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 279.00
Scientists and managers alike need timely, cost-effective, and technically appropriate fire-related information to develop functional strategies for the diverse fire communities. "Remote Sensing Modeling and Applications to Wildland Fires" addresses wildland fire management needs by presenting discussions that link ecology and the physical sciences... more...
- AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 36.99
By examining the connections among local values, material needs, and environmental management regimes, Saving Forests, Protecting People? explores that difficult terrain where culture, the environment, and social policies meet. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The destruction of the tropical forest is one of the major problems of our time. Vast areas are rapidly becoming wastelands which support only a few tough weeds, perhaps some cattle, and the farms allowed to the poor. This book provides a vision of hope: in Latin America. Africa. And South East Asia, growing numbers of people are developing techniques... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 125.00
For decades, conservation and research initiatives in tropical forests have focused almost exclusively on old-growth forests because scientists believed that these ?pristine? ecosystems housed superior levels of biodiversity. With Second Growth , Robin L. Chazdon reveals those assumptions to be largely false, bringing to the fore the previously overlooked... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 159.95
Soil is key to sustaining life—affecting air and water quality, the growth of plants and crops, and the health of the entire planet. Soil Chemistry 4e provides comprehensive coverage of the chemical interactions among organic and inorganic solids, air, water, microorganisms, and the plant roots in soil. The fourth edition of Soil Chemistry... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 107.95
Offers a practical introduction to the various basic methods of assessing the properties of soil. Each method is explained in a concise and accessible manner, providing useful guidance on how each method might be used in a practical situation. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 129.99
White (soil science, U. of Melbourne) provides basic information on soil properties and behaviors in the contexts of site selection for new vineyards, and demands placed on soils by wine production. The highly-technical reference focuses on the French concept of terroir , which can be interpreted as the interaction between soil and surrounding fact 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...