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- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00
Aims to provide an in-depth perspective on special topics in Global Environmental Change in relation to Human Security. This book gives an overview on the Joint Projects of the four International Global Change Programmes and on research efforts in Germany. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 269.00
Describes what is known about the Earth System and the impact of changes caused by humans. This book considers the consequences of these changes with respect to the stability of the Earth System and the well-being of humankind; as well as exploring future paths towards Earth System science in support of global sustainability. more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 195.00
From an environmental point of view, mountains are particularly sensitive and important for monitoring the state of health of our planet. Only through distribution of meteoclimatic and atmospheric composition monitoring points in mountain regions, coupled with modelling simulations, will we be able to thoroughly analyze complex pollutant transport... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 51.00
Construction plans for the reroute of Highway 55 through south Minneapolis sparked an environmental movement that pitted activists against public authorities in one of the most dramatic episodes in the city?s history. Fueled by idealism and anger, a diverse coalition of Native Americans, neighborhood residents, and young anarchists banded together... more...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 155.00
The aim of this book is to encourage integration of the natural and social sciences with the policy and design-making community, and thereby develop a deeper understanding of complex environmental problems. Its fundamental themes are: ? integrated modeling and assessment ? complex, adaptive, hierarchical systems ? ecosystem services ? science... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 189.00
???The Environmental Movement in Ireland??? examines key themes in Irish environmental politics, including the main components that have come to define such events, and incidents of environmental collective action in this country during forty years of growth and development. The author analyses the mobilisation and framing processes undertaken in these... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 179.00
Global Change is increasingly considered a critical topic in environmental research. Remote sensing methods provide a relevant tool to monitor global variables, since they offer a systematic coverage of the Earth Surface, at different spatial, spectral and temporal resolutions. The data provided by Earth Observation Satellites are being operationally... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 279.00
The increasing complexity of societal change in response to the new global economy requires an enhanced capacity for scientific assessment and monitoring, particularly of critical infrastructure such as ports and harbors. Public pressure for decision transparency in government and corporations drives the need for a new framework for thinking about... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 70.00
What are the impacts on environmental effectiveness and economic efficiency of using an instrument mix, rather than a single instrument, to address a given environmental problem? What are the main arguments for using such instrument mixes, and are the instrument mixes currently in use actually well designed in response to these arguments?... more...
- Europa Law Publishing 2004; US$ 102.00
Dr. Ludwig Krämer, born 1939, retired from the European Commission in August 2004. Judge at the Landgericht in Kiel, he joined the European Commission in 1972, where he started his career dealing with consumer protection issues in the Competition Directorate-General. He successfully combined his profession as an official of the European Commission... more...