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  • The High Northby Ryszard M. Czarny

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book deals with the transformation of the Arctic from an isolated or a distant region toáa 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$ 129.00

    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...

  • Environmental Changesby CÚline Granjou

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 110.00

    This book addresses environmental changes and how they reconfigure society?s relationship to the future. It argues that Man does not build ?his future alone: instead, environmental changes are also proof of the future-making capacity of non-human beings. The author elaborates on the notion of the futures of Nature by drawing on theoretical contributions... more...

  • Geology of the Himalayan Beltby B.K. Chakrabarti

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 150.00

    Geology of the Himalayan Belt: Deformation, Metamorphism, Stratigraphy presents sophisticated metamorphic and igneous rock data across various Himalayan geographic sectors, capturing their petrography, metamorphism, structure, mineralization, and regional tectonic research. With an east-west extension of about 3000 kilometers and numerous 8000... 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...

  • 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...

  • Chrysotile Asbestosby

    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$ 29.99

    Das Buch untersucht die sich aus den Regelungen des Flurbereinigungsgesetzes ergebenden Beschrńnkungen des Grundeigentums am Ma▀stab des Eigentumsgrundrechts nach Art. 14 GG. Hierzu wird zunńchst 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...