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Recommendations for Design and Analysis of Earth Structures using Geosynthetic Reinforcements - EBGEOWiley 2012; US$ 128.00 US$ 110.93
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 108.95 US$ 94.42
Die 11. Auflage "EAU 2012" ber?cksichtigt die kurz vor der bauaufsichtlichen Einf?hrung stehende neue Normengeneration, bestehend aus Eurocode 7, zugeh?rigen nationalen Anwendungsdokumenten und erg?nzenden nationalen Regelungen (DIN 1054:2010). In Einzelf?llen werden Teilsicherheitsbeiwerte aufgrund von Praxiserfahrungen abweichend festgelegt. Der... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95
Soils represent the result of a complex set of interacting processes and are an integral component of the environment. Yet soils remain the most undervalued and misused of the Earth's resources. This work examines the fundamental importance of soils. Combining practical analysis and interpretation with a theoretical approach, the authors discuss the... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 231.00
Industries are developing radical, new biotechnology processes to expand and develop their range of products that originate from the world's forests. As a result of the growing understanding of the process involved, biotechnology is also helping reduce any adverse impact on the environment.; This book presents a review of specialist research directed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 79.95
This study reviews how West African deforestation is represented and the evidence which informs deforestation orthodoxy. On a country by country basis (covering Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin), and using historical and social anthropological evidence the authors evaluate this orthodox critically. Reframing Deforestation... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 220.00
While the commitment to protect and restore forest ecosystems has become a policy goal in many countries since the Rio Conference, there is still no general consensus on what constitutes restoration. This authoritative reference presents the best practices for fostering increased sustainability, enhancing biodiversity, and repairing ecosystem functions... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 89.95
Traditionally the study of chemical principles as they relate to soil has been limited to the field of agronomics. Soil and Water Chemistry: An Integrative Approach , stands alone because it balances agricultural and environmental perspectives in its analysis of the chemical properties and processes that affect organic and inorganic soil substances.... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 309.00
This handbook offers effective strategies to modify and adjust crop production processes to decrease the toxicity of soil contaminants, balance soil pH, improve root growth and nutrient uptake, and increase agricultural yield. The Handbook of Soil Acidity provides methods to, measure soil acidity, determine the major causes of soil acidification,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 115.00
An economic analysis of the costs and benefits of deforestation in the Amazon. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00
Tropical forests are disappearing at an unaltered pace, giving way to alternative land uses. This book gives an economic perspective on deforestation. Following a survey of different deforestation definitions, theories and empirical evidence, a case-study of Ecuador provides a versatile historical picture of factors affecting forest loss throughout... more...