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- Springer 2006; US$ 279.00
Here is a practical reference which provides common methodologies, implementation rules and evalutation criteria for researchers, policy makers and business operators in the use of environmental voluntary agreements between regulators and polluters The book takes into account the variety of forms and application situations characterizing this environmental... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Presents analyses of a number of well-known cases, from the so-called policy arrangement approach. Cases discussed range over organic farming, integrated water management, nature policy, cultural heritage policy, integrated region-oriented policy, corporate environmental management and target group policy, and more. more...
- 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...
- SPB Academic Publishing BV 2002; US$ 30.00
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 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 2006; US$ 299.00
Maritime canals dissolve natural barriers to the dispersal of marine organisms, thus providing novel opportunities for natural dispersal, as well as for shipping-mediated transport. This book assesses the impacts of the world's three principal maritime canals - the Kiel, the Panama, the Suez - as invasion corridors for alien biota. 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...