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  • The Give and Take of Sustainabilityby Michelle Hegmon

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    In this book, ethnographical and archaeological perspectives on tradeoffs help the reader to think about hard choices, and how to make better decisions today and tomorrow. more...

  • Genetics of Scots Pineby M. Giertych; C. Mátyás

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    Since the Scots pine species is most important in Eurasia, it was considered necessary to involve authors from as many countries as was possible including Eastern Europe and U.S.S.R. During the 18th IUFRO World Congress in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, in September 1986, details were worked out for the contents of this book. This book is a truly international... more...

  • Study Week on a Modern Approach to the Protection of the Environmentby G. B. Marini-Bettňlo

    Elsevier Science 2017; 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...

  • Seismic Wave Propagation in the Earthby A. Hanyga

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    This volume contains an extensive presentation of the theory, phenomenology and interpretation of seismic waves produced by natural and artificial sources. Each theoretical topic discussed in the book is presented in a self-contained and mathematically rigorous form, yet without excessive demands on the reader's mathematical background. It is the... more...

  • Planning for Engineers and Surveyorsby F. D. Hobbs; J. F. Doling

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Planning for Engineers and Surveyors provides an understanding of the land use and transport planning context in which the work of engineers and surveyors was carried out. It attempts to explain what the planners of land use and transport did and why. It describes the problems which planners face, the reasons why they emerged, the techniques used to... more...

  • Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sitesby WILLIAM F. MARTIN

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    The second edition of this book brings together a wide range of occupational safety and health recommendations and practices directly applying to hazardous waste site clean ups. In addition to providing the most current information on maximum protection for clean up personnel, this book is a practical authoritative guide for those involved in clean... more...

  • Habitat: Human Settlements in an Urban Ageby Angus M. Gunn

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Habitat: Human Settlements in an Urban Age discusses the man-made environment and its physical setting, focusing on the urban slums of the world and rural hinterlands that caused the slums. Each chapter of this book deals with a specific issue, and the study of each issue is concluded with three questions?one answerable from the text, a second raising... more...

  • Natural Hazards in Australasiaby James Goff; Chris de Freitas

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00

    A textbook designed for students taking a course in Natural Hazards with an Australasian focus and context. more...

  • Savannas: A Very Short Introductionby Peter A. Furley

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99

    Due to pressures on land for development, savannas are at the forefront of research and conservation concerns. Here, Peter A. Furley describes the range of ecosystems encompassed in the savanna landscape; their rich wildlife; their impact on humans and their evolution; and the approaches to their conservation and management. more...

  • Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicalsby Adam D. K. Abelkop; John D. Graham; Todd V. Royer

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    Developed from the efforts of a multiyear, international project examining how persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals are evaluated and managed, Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices focuses on improving the processes that govern PBTs. Incorporating science and policy literature?as... more...