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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 44.99
Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
In the late 18th century explorers and scientists started venturing into the Arctic in a heroic and sometimes deadly effort to understand and unveil the secrets of the unforgiving and mysterious polar region of the high north. Despite that the Arctic was already populated mattered less for the first wave of polar researchers and explorations who nevertheless,... more...
- IOS Press 2015; US$ 247.00
Water: fascinating in all its phases, forms and states of aggregation. Without it, life as we know it would not exist on Earth, for as Paracelsus stated in the 16th century: ?water is the matrix of the world and of all its creatures?. While it may appear to be a simple molecule, there is still much about it which is not fully understood. What is notably... more...
- IOS Press 2015; US$ 94.00
Coastal zones are among the world's most densely populated and economically important areas, but these factors put pressure on the often limited available freshwater resources. Global change will undoubtedly increase this pressure through the combined effects of increased population, economic development, rising sea levels, increased evapotranspiration,... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95
The twenty-first century world faces several enormous challenges: how to mitigate climate change, meet a growing energy demand without relying on fossil fuels, and manage the escalating quantities of solid waste generated by cities around the world. This compendium volume offers a viable solution to all three: using solid waste as a renewable... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00
Management of Coking Coal Resources provides a one-stop reference that focuses on sustainable mining practices using a four-point approach that includes the economical, governmental, societal, and environmental aspects of coal exploration, coking coal mining, and steelmaking applications. This type of approach galvanizes the excavation, processing... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95
Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladesh: Vulnerability and Adaptation in Coastal Regions provides a conceptual and empirical framework for understanding the vulnerability of coastal communities in Bangladesh to multiple stressors and presents the process by which rural households adapt their livelihoods. The livelihoods of the poor people in... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82
We live in a consumer society, and over-consumption is the driving force of environmental degradation. This stark reality led Pooran Desai and Sue Riddlestone to found BioRegional Development Group. In this Briefing they show how we can meet more of our needs for wood products, paper, textiles, food and housing from local renewable and waste resources.... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82
The Natural Step framework for sustainability is unique, science-based approach developed in 1989 and refined ever since. It is a way of seeing the world that helps decision-makers put sustainable development into action. In this Schumacher Briefing, David Cook tells the story of the evolution of the organisation from its start in Sweden to the present... more...