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  • 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 Jørgensen

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 89.95

    Global Ecology focuses on the perception of the biosphere or the ecosphere as a unified cooperative system with numerous synergistic effects, which describe the distinctive properties of this sphere. This book is subdivided into five parts dealing with diverse aspects in global ecology. The first part of the book provides comprehensive description... 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...

  • Environmental Indicatorsby Robert H. Armon; Osmo Hänninen

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 229.00

    Environmental indicators are the first line of warning against hazards caused by humans or nature catastrophes to prevent diseases and death of living organisms. The present book covers a large variety of environmental indicators from physical-chemistry through economical, bioinformatics, electromagnetic irradiation and health aspects, all dealing... more...

  • Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessmentby Achim Roeder; Joachim Hill

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 172.95

    Land degradation and desertification are amongst the most severe threats to human welfare and the environment, as they affect the livelihoods of some 2 billion people in the world?s drylands, and they are directly connected to pressing global environmental problems, such as the loss of biological diversity or global climate change. Strategies to combat... more...

  • The Vulnerable Planetby John Bellamy Foster

    Monthly Review Press 1999; US$ 12.75

    From reviews of the first edition (1994): "Extraordinarily well written . . . " --Contemporary Sociology "A readable chronicle aimed at a general audience . . . Graceful and accessible . . . " --Dollars and Sense "Has the potential to be a political bombshell in radical circles around the world." --Environmental Action The Vulnerable... 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...

  • Australian Soil and Land Survey Field Handbookby National Committee on Soil and Terrain

    CSIRO Publishing 2009; US$ 52.95

    Specifies methods, standards and terminology used in soil and land survey investigations. more...