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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
The Politics of Earthquake Prediction is a suspenseful account of what happens when scientists predict an enormous earthquake for a specific day--an earthquake that did not, in this instance, happen, but which, if it had, would have been one of the most destructive of our century. Working in a field where uncertainty abounds, Dr. Brian Brady of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
Calcium and magnesium are abundant in groundwater, but the role of groundwater as the essential source of these important nutrients is very often neglected. Hydrogeochemical studies have focused mainly on the distribution and behaviour of constituents that cause deterioration of water quality, such as: nitrate, nitrite or iron and manganese. Therefore,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
The significant challenges associated with managing waste continues to attract international scholarly attention. This international handbook scrutinizes both developed and developing economies. It comprises original contributions from many of the most prominent scholars researching this topic. Consisting primarily of empirical research efforts - though... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
The frequency and scale of damage inflicted by climate-relateddisasters, including floods, drought, heat waves and hurricanes, hasbeen increasing at an alarming rate. This volume provides a timely andthoughtful discussion of strategies for adaptation to climate change,which can complement mitigation strategies being developed by otherexperts throughout... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a fast-growing field of land-use planning affecting many disciplines. At present, UK Government legislation requires EIA for certain types of development. Subject to a further new European directive, an EIA will be required for all policies, plans and programmes. Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 149.95
Vertical flow constructed wetlands for wastewater and sludge treatment represent a relatively new and still growing technology. Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands is the first book to present the state-of-the-art knowledge regarding vertical flow constructed wetlands theory and applications. In this book, you will learn about vertical flow systems... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99
Life on earth will come to an end. It's just a matter of when. In this Very Short Introduction, Bill McGuire explores the many potential catastrophes facing our planet and our species in the future, and looks at both the probability of these events happening and our chances of survival. From the likely consequences of global warming to the inevitable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased domestic energy production and the production of energy... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
Coastal ecosystems make up some of the most important and endangered regions in the world. This book provides guidance on the assessment and management of environmental impacts caused by development. It is useful to ecologists, urban and regional planners, resource managers, policymakers and students. more...