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- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 159.00
Brings together the visions and contributions of highly esteemed thinkers on this subject (such as Herman E. Daly, Ernst-Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Mikhail Gorbachev, Dennis Meadows and others) Fundamentally rethinks sustainability in the context of rapid global change Criticise and questions the concept of sustainability Offers New Dimensions... 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...
- SPB Academic Publishing BV 2002; US$ 36.00
Wetlands Lost The 1,879 thousand hectares of coastal wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) comprise 58% of the U.S. coastal wetland total (Turner and Gosselink 1975). These wetlands occur in every GOM state, although two-thirds of the GOM total are in Louisiana, and are typically associated with estuaries, bays, rivers, and the lee-side of barrier islands.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 200.00
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$ 359.00
The integration of the Web and Multimedia technologies with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) has lead to the development of new forms of multimedia geo-representations. This book serves as a collection of multi-disciplinary contributions related to Geographic Hypermedia and highlights the technological aspects of GIS. more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00
Environmental Science is one of the most important areas of research and study in present time and its application in every aspect of life has also increased . Keeping this in view, almost all Indian Universities have introduced it as a compulsory course. This book is intended to suit the needs of graduate and postgraduate students pursuing environmental... 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...