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- IOS Press 2006; US$ 204.00
Autonomy and adaptivity are key aspects of truly intelligent artificial systems, dating from the first IAS conference in 1989. The goal of IAS-9 is to lay out scientific ideas and design principles for artificial systems. This work contains papers that cover both the applied and the theoretical aspects of intelligent autonomous systems. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.95
For decades now we have wasted and mismanaged the world?s water supplies. Today, 27 countries are short of water, a quarter of the world?s population has no safe water, 46 per cent have no proper sanitation and each year four million children die of water-borne diseases. As most of the world?s major river systems cross several national boundaries,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 97.95
This book presents the basics of the non-invasive geophysical method for groundwater investigation, called Magnetic Resonance Sounding (MRS) or Surface Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (SNMR), and its practical application to the problems of groundwater localization and aquifer characterization. The method is based on the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 265.00
This volume concentrates on research information on the beneficial effects of nitrates and their fate in the environment. Adopting an integrated approach it covers the agricultural, environmental and medical aspects of this emotive topic. In addition, there is an extensive description of the biochemistry of nitrates in plants, animals and humans including... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 83.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 195. Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise presents an overview of some of the significant work that was conducted in immediate response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. It includes studies... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00
Los servicios adecuados de agua, saneamiento, higiene y disposicion de residuos en las escuelas tienen varios efectos positivos y contribuyen a reducir la carga de las enfermedades en los alumnos, el personal y sus familias. Tales intervenciones tambien brindan oportunidades para una mayor igualdad de genero en el acceso a la educacion, y crean oportunidades... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 100.00
Good governance and efficiency in decision making by governmental authorities are increasingly dependent upon mutual trust and confidence between those authorities and the public. This workshop provided an opportunity to exchange information and views on how national nuclear regulatory organisations can improve their interface with the public. more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 105.00
This report addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices for coordinating water policy across ministries, between levels of government, and across local actors at subnational level. Based on a methodological framework, it assesses the main coordination gaps in terms of policymaking,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 84.00
The report provides evidence-based assessment and policy recommendations in support of Mexicos water reform. It analyses implementation bottlenecks and identifies good practices in four key areas considered as essential drivers for change in the water sector of Mexico: multi-level and river basin governance; economic efficiency and financial... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 42.00
This report sets out the challenge for freshwater in a changing climate and provides policy guidance on how to navigate this new "waterscape". It highlights the range of expected changes in the water cycle and the challenge of making practical, on-site adaptation decisions for water. It offers policymakers a risk-based approach to better... more...