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  • Assessment of Effects of Chemical Contaminants in Dredged Material on Marine Ecosystems and Human Healthby C.A. Schipper

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    Explores the applicability of bioassays and bioindicators as tools for evaluating the effects of dredged sediments on the marine ecosystem. This study analyses the application of bioassays and develops a rationale for their inclusion in hazard, risk and impact assessment of dredged sediments. more...

  • Towards Sustainable Development 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00

    This publication includes key environmental indicators endorsed by OECD Environment Ministers and the broader OECD Core Set of environmental indicators.   It contributes to measuring environmental performance and progress towards sustainable development. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, waste or water... more...

  • OECD Environmental Outlookby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 126.00

    The OECD Environmental Outlook provides projections to 2020 of environmental pressures from key economic sectors (agriculture, forestry, fishery, transport, energy and selected industry sectors) and changes in the state of the environment for selected environmental issues (freshwater, biodiversity, climate change, air quality and waste). Cross-sectoral... more...

  • Global Ecologyby Sven Erik Jřrgensen

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 89.95

    Written by one of the most distinguished and best-known ecologists, this book deals with the ecology of planet earth, focusing on its ecological components, the biosphere, and one of the most important environmental issues facing us today ? climate change. It is based on content from the well-respected Encyclopedia of Ecology (published in 2008),... more...

  • Regenerative Sustainable Development of Universities and Citiesby A. König

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Now that the Earth has reached the limits of its biophysical carrying capacity, we have to change technologies, social practices and social norms relating to material production and consumption to ensure that we do not further jeopardize the functioning of our planet's life support systems. Through research, education and civic engagement, universities... more...

  • Environment at a Glance 2013by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 33.00

    This book includes key environmental indicators endorsed by OECD Environment Ministers and major environmental indicators from the OECD Core Set. These indicators reflect environmental progress made since the early 1990s and thus contribute to measuring environmental performance. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity,... more...

  • Advances in Air Pollution Modeling for Environmental Securityby István Faragó; Krassimir Georgiev; Ágnes Havasi

    Springer 2006; US$ 159.00

    The protection of our environment is one of the major problems in society. More and more important physical and chemical mechanisms are to be added to the air pollution models. Moreover, reliable and robust control strategies for keeping pollution caused by harmful compounds under certain safe levels have to be developed and used in a routine way.... more...

  • Environment at a Glanceby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 49.00

    This book includes key environmental indicators endorsed by OECD Environment Ministers and major environmental indicators from the OECD Core Set. These indicators reflect environmental progress made since the early 1990s and thus contribute to measuring environmental performance. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity,... more...

  • Acid Atmospheric Deposition and its Effects on Terrestrial Ecosystems in The Netherlandsby G.J. Heij; J.W. Erisman

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 415.00

    The book begins with an overview of the research topics which were addressed in the three different phases of the Dutch Priority Program on Acidification (DPPA), executed between 1985 and 1994. This chapter is followed by a chapter which deals with the emissions of acidifying substances, the concentrations and the deposition to forest and nature conservation... more...

  • Environmental Crisesby Hans von Storch; Richard Tol; Gotz Floser

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    Studies the science of analyzing, assessing and anticipating environmental change. This book considers issues such as: observational evidence, statistical analysis and dynamic modeling as well as visioning of not-implausible changes in the environment, the changing public perception of the environment, functions of the environment and its use. more...