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Environmental Science

  • The Human Ageby Diane Ackerman

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 24.99

    As Diane Ackerman writes in her brilliant new book, The Human Age , "our relationship with nature has changed?radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced with invention. Our mistakes are legion, but our talent is immeasurable." Ackerman is justly celebrated for her unique insight into the natural world and our... more...

  • Resources, Environment and Engineeringby Liquan Xie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Resources, Environment and Engineering contains 66 technical papers from the 2014 Technical Congress on Resources, Environment and Engineering (CREE 2014, Hong Kong, 6-7 September 2014, including the 4th Technical Conference on Chemical Engineering, CCE 2014). The contributions review recent technological advances in the fields of resources and... more...

  • Global Environmental Policyby Charles H. Eccleston; Frederic March

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.95

    Environmental policy is often practiced reactively with each crisis addressed as an isolated event. Focusing on development of proactive policies, Global Environment Policy: Concepts, Principles, and Practice provides the essential scientific and socioeconomic framework for formulating pragmatic and comprehensive environmental policies. It discusses... more...

  • Sprinter and Sprummerby Timothy Entwisle

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    Sprinter and Sprummer challenges the traditional four seasons, and encourages us to think about how we view changes in our natural world. Since 1788, Australia has carried the yoke of four European seasons that make no sense in most parts of the country. We may like them for historical or cultural reasons, or because they are the same throughout the... more...

  • Handbook of Safety Assessment of Nanomaterialsby Bengt Fadeel

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 249.95

    This handbook, written by leading international experts, provides an overview of the state of the art of safety assessment of nanomaterials in context of their application in nanomedicine. The volume includes a historical perspective on the development of nanomedicine(s) and their regulation, and a personal view of the future of (nano)medicine by... more...

  • Oceanography and Marine Biologyby R.N. Hughes; D.J. Hughes; I.P. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 189.95

    Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarising the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by the late Harold Barnes fifty years ago. Its objectives... more...

  • Floodsby Dennis J. Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 1,040.00

    Floods occur in most parts of the world and range from being welcomed annual occurrences, to natural disasters which have countless physical and societal impacts. Floods presents the most comprehensive collection to date of new research, providing a rich body of theory and experience and drawing together contributions from over fifty leading international... more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Managementby Dominic Stucker; Elena Lopez-Gunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... more...

  • Nanomaterials for Environmental Protectionby Boris I. Kharisov; Oxana V. Kharissova; H. V. Rasika Dias

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book is divided into four main sections thoroughly analyzing the use of nanomaterials for water, air and soil solutions, and emphasizing environmental risks. Providing background on nanomaterials' two-decade study, it discusses the characterization and application of unconventional disinfectants, called antimicrobial nanomaterials, which fall... more...