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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
These Proceedings consider all aspects of the environmental problems facing the world today - scientific, social, economic, philosophical and historical. Many of the discussions which followed paper presentations are included in the text. Along with scientific discussions of solutions to particular problems, the book argues for a new approach to thought... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 31.95
The State of the Environment is the annual report of the United Nations that contains the current state of the environment and the biosphere as well as certain important environmental issues. The monograph also discusses social and economic issues and their implication to the environment. The book covers environmental concerns - air and atmospheric... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 93.95
Science for Better Environment: Proceedings of the International Congress on the Human Environment (HESC) focuses on the applications of science in health, human settlements, and protection of the environment. The selection first offers information on the background of HESC, including human settlements and habitat, environment and development, natural... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 4.50
Die geotechnischen Aufgaben betreffen Baugrunduntersuchungen und rechnerische Nachweise. Die Norm unterscheidet drei Kategorien. Für jede Bauaufgabe müssen Schichtgrenzen, Einschlüsse und Kennwerte von Boden und Fels sowie die Grundwasserverhältnisse bekannt sein. Je nach Kategorie unterscheiden sich Art und Umfang der erforderlichen geotechnischen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Experiments in geoengineering ? intentionally manipulating the Earth?s climate to reduce global warming ? have become the focus of a vital debate about responsible science and innovation. Drawing on three years of sociological research working with scientists on?one of the world?s first major geoengineering projects, this?book examines the politics... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 199.95
Communication of risks within a transparent and accountable framework is essential in view of increasing mobility and the complexity of the modern society and the field of geotechnical engineering does not form an exception. As a result, modern risk assessment and management are required in all aspects of geotechnical issues, such as planning, design,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 66.95
The Twyford Down story is set in a political and historical framework in order to examine the key issues affecting road planning and environmental protection: the system of route selection; Crown development; government agents, NGOs and locally elected authorities; conservation legislation; subsidiarity; lobbying techniques; and the role of the press.... more...
- World Health Organization 2001; US$ 35.00
The continuing expansion of motorized transport in Europe today raises crucial questions about the efficiency and the environmental, health and social implications of land-use and transport policies. The challenge is to promote healthy and sustainable transport alternatives to prevent the negative effects of transport systems on human health. This... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00
This book explores the role of institutions in policy-making and the states, role in promotion of technology, focusing on, environmental technology development. Case studies include wind power diffusion in the UK and Germany, waste recycling in a variety of countries, and green automobile technology in the US and Japan. more...