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  • The Scramble for the Polesby Klaus Dodds; Mark Nuttall

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    In August 2007 a Russian flag was planted under the North Pole during a scientific expedition triggering speculation about a new scramble for resources beneath the thawing ice. But is there really a global grab for Polar territory and resources? Or are these activities vastly exaggerated? In this rich and wide-ranging book, Klaus Dodds and Mark... more...

  • The High Northby Ryszard M. Czarny

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 92.34

    This book deals with the transformation of the Arctic from an isolated or a distant region to a member of the global community, vulnerable to global changes, and an area frequently in the very center of the world?s attention. Increased global interest is a potential source of tensions between the need for exploration or exploitation, and the requirements... more...

  • Environmental Migration and Social Inequalityby Robert McLeman; Jeanette Schade; Thomas Faist

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 92.34

    This book presents contributions from leading international scholars on how environmental migration is both a cause and an outcome of social and economic inequality. It describes recent theoretical, methodological, empirical, and legal developments in the dynamic field of environmental migration research, and includes original research on environmental... more...

  • Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Securityby Omkar

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 125.00

    Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security explores the broad range of opportunity and challenges afforded by Integrated Pest Management systems. The book focuses on the insect resistance that has developed as a result of pest control chemicals, and how new methods of environmentally complementary pest control can be used to suppress harmful... more...

  • Biomass Supply Chains for Bioenergy and Biorefiningby Jens Holm-Nielsen; Ehiaze Augustine Ehimen

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 300.00

    Biomass Supply Chains for Bioenergy and Biorefining highlights the emergence of energy generation through the use of biomass and the ways it is becoming more widely used. The supply chains that produce the feedstocks, harvest, transport, store, and prepare them for combustion or refinement into other forms of fuel are long and complex, often differing... more...

  • Cloud Computing in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciencesby Tiffany C Vance; Nazila Merati; Chaowei Yang; May Yuan

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 120.00

    Cloud Computing in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences provides the latest information on this relatively new platform for scientific computing, which has great possibilities and challenges, including pricing and deployments costs and applications that are often presented as primarily business oriented. In addition, scientific users may be very familiar... more...

  • Chrysotile Asbestosby WHO

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 24.00

    Many countries have already taken action at a national level to prohibitthe use of all forms of asbestos to limit exposure and so control prevent and ultimately eliminate asbestos-related diseases fromwhich at least 107 000 people die each year globally. However thereare other countries that for a range of reasons have yet to act in thesame manner.... more...

  • Die Flurbereinigung vor dem Hintergrund des Art. 14 GGby Martin Seuffert

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 8.92

    Das Buch untersucht die sich aus den Regelungen des Flurbereinigungsgesetzes ergebenden Beschränkungen des Grundeigentums am Maßstab des Eigentumsgrundrechts nach Art. 14 GG. Hierzu wird zunächst die Frage beantwortet, ob die Flurbereinigung als Enteignung oder als Inhaltsbestimmung des Eigentums zu qualifizieren ist. Darauf aufbauend wird anhand der... more...

  • Rural Water Systems for Multiple Uses and Livelihood Securityby M. Dinesh Kumar; Yusuf Kabir; A. J. James

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 79.95

    Rural Water Systems for Multiple Uses and Livelihood Security covers the technological, institutional, and policy choices for building rural water supply systems that are sustainable from physical, economic, and ecological points-of-view in developing countries. While there is abundant theoretical discourse on designing village water supply schemes... more...

  • Plastics Waste Managementby Muralisrinivasan Natamai Subramanian

    Smithers Rapra 2016; US$ 130.00

    This book details the utilisation of a wide range of plastics waste in terms of optimising the processing and disposal of polymers, which plays an important role in the success of the plastics industry. In addition, the environmental impact of the plastics industry is also discussed. Several thousands of compounds are associated with polymers in the... more...