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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 68.67
Today, environmental security is a socially compelling issue. As a historian, the author shows that the connection between environment and security did not originate with the end of the Cold War. Rather, environmental concerns related to security policy were already evident in 1970. Then as now, international environmental problems that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
We have only one earth, and how we choose to live in it matters. This highly readable and challenging text sets out some important topical issues that tells us we are not making a very good job of it. From the tropical rainforests to the teeming cities of the developing world and the energy hungry nations of Europe and North America, One World for... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02
Substantially updated for the second edition, this engaging and innovative introduction to the environment and society uses key theoretical approaches to explore familiar objects. Features substantial revisions and updates for the second edition, including new chapters on E waste, mosquitoes and uranium, improved maps and graphics, new... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 95.15
Computational intelligence techniques have enjoyed growing interest in recent decades among the earth and environmental science research communities for their powerful ability to solve and understand various complex problems and develop novel approaches toward a sustainable earth. This book compiles a collection of recent developments and rigorous... more...
- Floris Books 2014; US$ 11.99
Our modern patterns of thinking and learning are all based on observing a world of 'things', which we think of as separate building blocks. This worldview allows us to count and measure objects without their having any innate value; it provides neat definitions and a sense of control over life. However, this approach also sets humans apart from each... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 73.00 US$ 63.27
Identifying efficient solutions to protect coastal regions from marine pollution requires expertise from a range of specialties and strategic approaches. This book gathers information on the impact of oil spills at a coastal level from different experts’ points of view, identifying synergies between domains such as mathematics, numerical modeling,... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
Some resource-rich developing countries are in the process of harnessing immense mining resources towards inclusive growth and prosperity. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 4.43
Was sind Nanopartikel? Was macht Nanopartikel so besonders? Antworten auf diese Fragen gibt dieses Essential, eine prägnante Einführung zu den Eigenschaften, zur Systematik und zu Anwendungen von Nanopartikeln in wässrigen Systemen. Der Fokus liegt auf dem Verhalten und der instrumentellen Analytik von Nanopartikeln im Wasser. Dabei wird ihre Relevanz... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67
This thoroughly revised and updated third edition focuses on the utilization of sustainable energy and mitigating climate change, serving as an introduction to physics in the context of societal problems. A distinguishing feature of the text is the discussion of spectroscopy and spectroscopic methods as a crucial means to quantitatively analyze and... more...