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Environmental Science

  • Soil and Environmental Chemistryby William F. Bleam

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 94.95

    Soil and Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition, offers a holistic, practical approach to the application of environmental chemistry to soil science that includes over 100 spreadsheet files that supplement the text as a means of migrating problem-solving from calculator-based to spreadsheet-based. With an expanded set of problems and solutions... more...

  • Rise Up - with Wings Like Eaglesby Chris Sunderland

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99

    Discover inner strength and wisdom to transform our relationship with the Earth. more...

  • The Wood for the Treesby Richard Fortey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.95

    From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant "biography" of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence A few years ago, award-winning scientist Richard Fortey purchased four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England. The Wood for the Trees... more...

  • Energy Poverty in Eastern Europeby Stefan Buzar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    One of the consequences of the post-socialist transformation of Eastern and Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union is the emergence of energy poverty, a condition where households are living in inadequately heated homes. This book provides the first full-length examination of the causes, consequences and patterns of energy poverty in former Communist... more...

  • Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Futureby Noor Amila Wan Abdullah Zawawi

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 219.95

    Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Future contains the papers presented at the 3rd International Conference on Civil, Offshore & Environmental Engineering (ICCOEE2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 15-17 August 2016), under the banner of World Engineering, Science & Technology Congress (ESTCON2016). The ICCOEE series of conferences started in Kuala... more...

  • Rare Earth Elements in Human and Environmental Healthby Giovanni Pagano

    Pan Stanford Publishing 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book presents the multifaceted aspects of rare earth elements (REEs), focusing on both their potential benefits and adverse health effects. The adverse impacts of REEs on human and environmental health raise a growing concern not only in the scientific community but also among a number of stakeholders, potentially including students, media workers,... more...

  • The Institutionalisation of Disaster Risk Reductionby Gideon van Riet

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 70.00

    The past three decades have seen a global shift in disaster management from an event driven response to a ?could-be? risk management approach. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has become entrenched as a dominant paradigm within the field of disaster management. More than a decade after adopting DRR legislation in South Africa there remains a dearth... more...

  • Sustainable Hydraulics in the Era of Global Changeby Sébastien Erpicum; Benjamin Dewals; Pierre Archambeau; Michel Pirotton

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 309.95

    In an increasingly urbanized world, water systems must be designed and operated according to innovative standards in terms of climate adaptation, resource efficiency, sustainability and resilience. This grand challenge triggers unprecedented questions for hydro-environment research and engineering. Shifts in paradigms are urgently needed in the way... more...

  • Hydrology and Water Resource Systems Analysisby Maria A. Mimikou; Evangelos A. Baltas; Vassilios A. Tsihrintzis

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 69.95

    Hydrology and water resources analysis can be looked at together, but this is the only book which presents the relevant material and which bridges the gap between scientific processes and applications in one text. New methods and programs for solving hydrological problems are outlined in a concise and readily accessible form. Hydrology and Water... more...

  • Airborne Occupational Hazards in Sewer Systemsby Amy Forsgren; Kristina Brinck

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    Sewer systems fall into the category "out of sight, out of mind" ? they seldom excite interest. But when things go wrong with the air in the sewer system, they go very wrong. Consequences can be dramatic and devastating: sewer workers killed instantly by poisonous gas when they lift a sewer lid, or entire suburban blocks levelled by explosions. This... more...