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- Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00
Complexity is an intrinsic property of natural systems. In the oceanic system, it is linked to many interactions with the atmosphere, geosphere and biosphere with which it exchanges energy and matter. Complexity of the ocean system has, at different spatial and temporal scales, hydrodynamic mechanisms of these exchanges and dynamics of elements... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00
Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results... more...
- World Health Organization 2004; US$ 135.00
Environmental mycobacteria can be found in diverse environments around the world and most appear to exhibit a saprophytic lifestyle. However, some have the ability to infect animals, birds and humans, and have evolved mechanisms by which they can invade and grow within host cells: the pathogenic environmental mycobacteria (PEM). Although the diseases... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 109.00
?There is more than enough water in the world for domestic purposes, for agriculture and for industry. (?) In short, scarcity is manufactured through political processes and institutions (?). ? (United Nations Human Development Report 2006: 3) Water scarcity, water crisis, water wars ? since the beginning of the 1990s these terms have appeared again... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 29.95
As an essential resource, water has been the object of warfare, political wrangling, and individual and corporate abuse. It has also become an object of commodification, with multinational corporations vying for water supply contracts in many countries. In Precious Commodity, Martin V. Melosi examines water resources in the United States and addresses... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This popular and widely used text has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include new chapters which reflect the growth in awareness of the problems of environmental pollution, the importance of environmental protection, and the vital role of water in the developing countries. Also covers the basic characteristics of waters and wastewaters, relevant... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00
Le dernier rapport du Programme commun OMS/UNICEF de suivi de l'approvisionnement en eau et de l'assainissement (JMP), intitul "Progr s en mati re d'assainissement et d'alimentation en eau - rapport 2010" pr sente les estimations les plus r centes sur l'alimentation en eau et l'assainissement ainsi que les incidences... more...
- World Health Organization 2014; US$ 36.00
This 2014 update report of the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation known as the JMP is split in three sections. The first section presents the status of and trends in access to improved drinking water sources and sanitation. The second section provides a snapshot of inequalities in access to improved drinking water... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00
This report describes the status and trends with respect to the use of safe drinking water and basic sanitation and progress made towards the MDG drinking water and sanitation target. As the world approaches 2015, it becomes increasingly important to identify those who are left behind and to focus on the challenges of addressing their needs. This report... more...