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- IOS Press 2009; US$ 189.00
These proceedings cover 84 papers, presented earlier at the ?Remote Sensing for a Changing Europe? symposium held in Istanbul, Turkey (2-7 June 2008). Technical presentations were on all fields of geoinformation and remote sensing, but especially on the following topics: geoinformation and remote sensing, new sensors and instruments, image processing... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 276.00
This heavily-illustrated book on research results on landslide disaster mitigation in Three Gorges Reservoir consists of three parts: Regional properties of landslides in this area; case studies for typical landslides; new methodologies applied in this area. more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99
Air pollution in Tehran has become a major problem in recent years, due to the geographical position of the town, industries, and traffic. Most private and public vehicles are old and have no emission control systems. The Municipality of Tehran and the Department of Environment have started several actions to reduce pollution, with communication activities... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of Environmentalism is a paperback edition of the Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism. It strategically skips across issues, concepts, time, organizations, and cultures, not with any pretense of producing a definitive dictionary but rather with the aim of producing an inclusive, wide-ranging, and global history of environmentalism.... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 167.95 US$ 145.56
Meeting the needs of upper level students, this book treats global environmental problems as complex issues with a network of human and biophysical causes. Each chapter interlinks human demands on the Earth's resources to natural biophysical change - not simply a 'cause and effect' treatment of global issues and environmental change Includes coverage... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 144.00 US$ 125.28
In order to preserve this world for future generations, we must strive for sustainable development a development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising options and resources for future generations to meet their own needs. However, some scientists suspect that recent large floods, heat waves and drought in Central... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 193.00
The environment inflames passions in people on all points of the political spectrum. Controversies over such issues as the rise of cancer in industrialized countries, climate change, and urban sprawl have skyrocketed as we recognize the impact that humans have on the environment. Many people become immersed in these controversies at a local level... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 292.00
This expansive encyclopedia breaks new ground, giving definition and focus to an urgent and much-talked-about topic that is extraordinarily wide ranging and all too often misunderstood. As the first major reference work in its field, the three comprehensive volumes span the entire scope of sustainability from ecological concepts to financial concerns... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 138.52
Sustainable Production Consumption Systems brings together a set of designed case studies intended to provide a more in-depth understanding of challenges and opportunities in bringing knowledge and actions closer together for the sustainable management of specific production and consumption systems. The case study approach enabled researchers to engage... more...