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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Environmental Policy is Social Policy ? Social Policy is Environmental Policyby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 129.00

    Increases the awareness that environmental policy has social policy type outcomes and is of direct relevance to social policy Lays a foundation for reorganizing and merging social and environmental policy administrations Provides a trans disciplinary approach and pursues to influence and advance the discourse on sustainability more...

  • Energy Applications of Biomassby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    The National Meeting on Biomass R&D for Energy Applications was supported by the Council of Biomass Energy Technology Sponsors (CBETS) and was organized and hosted by the Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI). The Biomass Energy Research Association (BERA) provided technical assistance. CBETS was founded on July 14, 1983, as a forum for communication... more...

  • The Effects of Air Pollution on Cultural Heritageby

    Springer US 2009; US$ 169.00

    Combines the results of recent research with practical information for environmental managers Provides an important reference manual for researchers, policy makers, economists and historic building managers working in the field of cultural heritage materials and their damage due to air pollution more...

  • On Locationby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 129.00

    Includes numerous case studies from around the world, including several chapters on Middle Eastern heritage sites Concentrates on the changing nature of cities Explores the relationship between architecture, urban planning, and people from an anthropological perspective more...

  • Neighbourhood Structure and Health Promotionby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 209.00

    The only book on neigbourhood structure and health focusing on health behavior and lifestyle: physical activity, smoking Provides examples from Europe in this area of research Provides information on new and innovative methods and techniques to study and analyze neighborhood structure, including GIS, multilevel modeling more...

  • Food Security in Australiaby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 179.00

    Novel exploration of food security in a developed nation, pertaining to problems faced by a growing population and resource management challenges Discusses how food security is related to technical, social, and moral issues in a society Multi-disciplinary team of authors illustrates the complexity of food security more...

  • Advances in Land Remote Sensingby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 279.00

    Comprehensive reviews of the state-of-the-art land remote sensing Bridging the research areas from system development to modelling, inversion and application Summarizes past achievements and provides an outlook to the future more...

  • Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environmentsby

    Springer London 2013; US$ 229.00

    Provides a sound understanding of key subjects required for the design and management of modern built environments to meet carbon emission reduction targets Contains numerous tables, graphs and pictures Includes best practice case studies more...

  • Water Purification Using Heat Pumpsby F A Holland *Decd*; C.L. Heard; F.A. Holland; S. Santoyo; J. Siqueiros

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 220.00

    This book is the result of a long-term co-operative research and professional development programme between the Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE), Mexico, and the University of Salford, UK. It provides the design basis for the fabrication of small and large scale commercial absorption heat pump systems, and includes a comprehensive treatment... more...

  • Subprime Citiesby Manuel B. Aalbers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95

    Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets presents a collection of works from social scientists that offer insights into mortgage markets and the causes, effects, and aftermath of the recent 'subprime' mortgage crisis. Provides an even-handed and detailed analysis of mortgage markets and the recent housing crisis Features... more...