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Environmental policy, general

  • Themed issue - environment 2010by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Excess sludge is an inevitable drawback of the waste-activated sludge process. Both the reduction of the amount of sludge produced and improving its dewaterability are of paramount importance. With more stringent environmental and legislative constraints, increasing sludge production and limited disposal options, new reduction alternatives have to... more...

  • Cross-border Governance and Sustainable Spatial Developmentby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 209.00

    Border regions in Central Europe undergo tremendous changes due to the enlargement of the European Union and the related processes of Europeanization, bordering and re-bordering. The book explores the consequences of these processes for cross-border governance and spatial planning in Central Europe. It combines analyses of European and national framework... more...

  • Arctic Science, International Law and Climate Changeby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 119.00

    Developments in the Arctic region are increasingly part of international discussion. The book contains a comprehensive and interdisciplinary analysis of the current problems around marine scientific research in the Arctic region. It combines scientific, legal and policy aspects. The main questions addressed are: ongoing and future Arctic marine research,... more...

  • Resettlement of Displaced Persons on the Thai-Myanmar Borderby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book is one of four volumes on a major empirical migration study by leading Thai migration specialists from Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The camps on the Thai?Myanmar border are the result of the world?s largest resettlement program. However, despite large-scale financial and human resource... more...

  • The Impact of Displaced People?s Temporary Shelters on their Surrounding Environmentby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book is one of four volumes on a major empirical migration study by leading Thai migration specialists from Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).this volume discusses the environmental impact of temporary shelters for displaced people along the Thai?Myanmar border. Of nine shelters, three were... more...

  • Risiko und Verantwortung in der modernen Gesellschaftby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99

    In der modernen Gesellschaft sind Entscheidungen, z.B. zur Umweltvorsorge für den Wassersektor, durch einerseits wachsende Risiken, andererseits diffuser werdende Verantwortlichkeiten geprägt. Die Beiträge stammen aus einer Reihe von Akademiesitzungen; sie beginnen mit einer philosophischen Begründung für die außerordentliche Rolle, die ?alles Wasser... more...

  • Pollution of the Sea - Prevention and Compensationby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 209.00

    In May 2005, the International Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs organized an international conference addressing marine pollution. At the conf- ence venue, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, academics and practitioners debated recent developments from an interdisciplinary perspective. The papers shed light upon ecological... more...

  • Geological Disposal of Carbon Dioxide and Radioactive Waste: A Comparative Assessmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 329.00

    Fossil fuels will remain the backbone of the global energy economy for the foreseeable future. The contribution of nuclear energy to the global energy supply is also expected to increase. With the pressing need to mitigate climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the fossil energy industry is exploring the possibility of carbon dioxide... more...

  • Assessing Schools for Generation R (Responsibility)by

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book includes theories, research, and practices for envisioning how science and environmental education can contribute to nuanced indicators of school achievement, with the prospect of comparing these metrics worldwide. more...

  • The Practice of Research on Migration and Mobilitiesby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    The migration process is interpreted in a different way when researchers live in so-called societies of origin, than when it is interpreted from societies of destination?even when research work is multi-situated. The localization of researchers in this field involves numerous factors that influence the modalities for conducting research. Research agendas... more...