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Earth Sciences

  • Handbook of Cucurbitsby Mohammad Pessarakli

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 279.95

    The Handbook of Cucurbits: Growth, Cultural Practices, and Physiology contains information on cultural practices, nutrition, and physiological processes of cucurbits under both normal and stressful conditions. It presents the history and importance of cucurbit crop production as well as exhaustive information on growth responses of cucurbits to... more...

  • Ground Engineering - Principles and Practices for Underground Coal Miningby J.M. Galvin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book teaches readers ground engineering principles and related mining and risk management practices associated with underground coal mining. It establishes the basic elements of risk management and the fundamental principles of ground behaviour and then applies these to the essential building blocks of any underground coal mining system, comprising... more...

  • Advanced Treatment Technologies for Urban Wastewater Reuseby Despo Fatta-Kassinos; Dionysios D. Dionysiou; Klaus Kümmerer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00

    This volume offers a detailed overview of currently applied and testedwastewater treatment technologies and the integration of advanced processes toremove trace organic contaminants and microorganisms. It discusses thepotential of enhanced biological treatment to produce effluent suitable forreuse, new processes for urban wastewater disinfection and... more...

  • Being a Beastby Charles Foster

    Profile Books 2016; US$ 17.31

    Charles Foster wanted to know what it was like to be a beast: a badger, an otter, a deer, a fox, a swift. What it was really like. And through knowing what it was like he wanted to get down and grapple with the beast in us all. So he tried it out; he lived life as a badger for six weeks, sleeping in a dirt hole and eating earthworms, he came face... more...

  • Wastewater Reuse and Current Challengesby Despo Fatta-Kassinos; Dionysios D. Dionysiou; Klaus Kümmerer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00

    This volume discusses the current challenges related to the reuse ofwastewater. It reviews the analytical methodologies for evaluating emerging contaminantsand their transformation products, the sensitivity of various bioassays forassessing the biological effects of treated wastewater, and the bioavailabilityand uptake of organic contaminants during... more...

  • Hydrodynamic and Mass Transport at Freshwater Aquatic Interfacesby Pawel M. Rowinski; Andrea Marion

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book presents selected contributions of the 34th International School of Hydraulics that was held in May 2015 in Zelechów, Poland. It gives an overview about the state of the art in environmental hydraulics. A special emphasis is put upon physical, biochemical and ecological processes that act at interfaces in natural surface water bodies but... more...

  • Sources and Transport of Inorganic Carbon in the Unsaturated Zone of Karstby Simone Milanolo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book combines field, laboratory and modelling methods to identify, characterize and quantify sources and fluxes within and between the different compartments: water, rock and air.  Inorganic carbon plays an important role in shaping karst features. In the unsaturated zone, the percolating water consumes soil-derived carbon dioxide while... more...

  • Advances in Hydroscienceby Ven Te Chow

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Hydroscience, Volume 8, provides an overview of the state of knowledge in hydroscience. The book contains six chapters and opens with a study on seiches-a phenomenon that frequently occurs in large enclosed bodies of water and that can result in serious destruction of shore structures and bring sudden death to innocent swimmers. This phenomenon... more...

  • Advances in Irrigationby Daniel Hillel

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Irrigation, Volume 3 covers state-of-the-art reviews of topics related to the rapidly advancing theory and practice of irrigation. The book presents articles on the design development and evaluation of the first- and second-generation traveling trickle irrigation system and the management and control options for efficient irrigation and... more...

  • Geomagnetismby John A. Jacobs

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Geomagnetism, Volume 4 focuses on the processes, methodologies, technologies, and approaches involved in geomagnetism, including electric fields, solar wind plasma, pulsations, and gravity waves. The selection first offers information on solar wind, magnetosphere, and the magnetopause of the Earth. Discussions focus on magnetopause structure and transfer... more...