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- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99
Acting as the planet's air conditioner, the rainforest sucks up millions of tons of greenhouse gases and stores them safely out of the atmosphere. South America's deforestation threatens to unleash a kind of "carbon bomb" that will add to our already deteriorating climate difficulties. As he travels across Peru and Brazil, recognized South America... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 173.99
Following on from Volume 4 in this series, which looked at issues and challenges with regard to Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Volume 5 has a specific focus on Asia. Arguably among the regions of the world most vulnerable to climate change, Asia has different mechanisms for CCA and DRR activities. Synergies between... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00
Drought, floods, hurricanes, forest fires, ice storms, blackouts, dwindling fish stocks...what Canadian has not experienced one of these or more, or heard about the “greenhouse” effect, and not wondered what is happening to our climate? Yet most of us have a poor understanding of this extremely important issue, and need better, reliable... more...
- SPIE 2004; US$ 36.00
The material in this Field Guide includes a review of classical Kolmogorov turbulence theory, Gaussian-beam waves in free space, and atmospheric effects on a propagating optical wave. These atmospheric effects have great importance in a variety of applications like imaging, free space optical communications, laser radar, and remote sensing. This Guide... more...
- United Nations University Press 2010; US$ 10.00
Short quotations are often used to stimulate thought and evoke discussion. The intention of this book is no less ambitious. Drawing upon a series of quotations taken from the World Meteorological Organization-sponsored publication, Climate: Into the 21st Century, the authors set out to encourage thought and discussion on the earths climate system,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 69.99
In dem Band werden die Auswirkungen des globalen Wandels hinsichtlich der Nutzung der Ressourcen Wasser und Boden analysiert und mögliche Anpassungsstrategien diskutiert. Auch wenn diese Fragen am Beispiel der Region Berlin-Brandenburg untersucht werden, haben die Autoren ihre Analysen und Empfehlungen bewusst so ausgestaltet, dass sie auf vergleichbare... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 49.00
Understanding the dispersion and the deposition of inertial particles convected by turbulent flows is a domain of research of considerable industrial interest. Inertial particle transport and dispersion are encountered in a wide range of flow configurations, whether they are of industrial or environmental character. Conventional models for turbulent... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
This topical book the explores the global experiences of responding to climate change, with perspectives from Australia, China, the European Union, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United States, as well as the International Energy Agency. The authors, internationally recognized specialists in climate change, discuss the obstacles faced by policymakers,... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 69.99
Der Umgang mit der neuen Begrenzung von CO2-Emissionen verändert in Unternehmen die bisherigen Entscheidungskalküle, der Aufbau eines unternehmensspezifischen betrieblichen Emissionsmanagements wird notwendig. Christiane Romeo systematisiert den emissionsmanagementspezifischen Informationsbedarf und analysiert detailliert mögliche traditionelle Informationsinstrumente... more...