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Environmental Science

  • Integral Ecology and Sustainable Businessby Ove Jakobsen; Laszlo Zsolnai; Manas Chatterji

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 124.95

    This collection addresses the relationship between business, the natural environment, ethics and spirituality with insights from economists, business scholars, philosophers, lawyers, theologians and practitioners globally. The contributions offer new and invigorating approaches to sustainable business practices and sustainability leadership. more...

  • Extinct Birdsby Julian P. Hume

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 57.99

    Extinct Birds was the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of the bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. It has become the standard text on this subject, covering both familiar icons of extinction as well as more obscure birds, some known from... more...

  • Land Subsidence Mitigationby Frank R. Spellman

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    This book examines the process of injecting treated wastewater into wells to replenish aquifers, and thereby slow the process of land subsidence, and help to mitigate coastal flooding. It explains how up to fifty percent of sea-level rise may be due to land subsidence, and up to fifty percent of land subsidence may be due to aquifer compaction. The... more...

  • Business Continuity Management in Constructionby Leni Sagita Riantini Supriadi; Low Sui Pheng

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 199.87

    This book provides an understanding of Business Continuity Management (BCM) implementation for local/international construction operations, with a primary focus on Indonesian construction firms as an illustrative example. It reviews the whole spectrum of work relating to organizational culture (OC) and the institutional framework (IF) as one of the... more...

  • Diverse Pedagogies of Placeby Peter Renshaw; Ron Tooth

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Diverse Pedagogies of Place presents eight original place-responsive pedagogies that address a question of paramount importance in today’s world: how do we educate the next generation of students to confront the challenges of global climate change and the on-going degradation of natural environments? Each place-responsive pedagogy is a result of innovative... more...

  • Air Pollution in Eastern Asia: An Integrated Perspectiveby Idir Bouarar; Xuemei Wang; Guy P. Brasseur

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 199.87

    This book, written by an international group of experts from China, Europe and the USA, presents a broad and comprehensive analysis of the chemical and meteorological processes responsible for the formation of air pollutants in eastern Asia, and in particular for the development of severe pollution episodes observed primarily during winter in the... more...

  • The Green Economy and the Water-Energy-Food Nexusby Robert C. Brears

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.05

    This book argues that a variety of policies will be required to create synergies between the water-energy-food nexus sectors while reducing trade-offs in the development of a green economy. Despite rising demand for water, energy and food globally, the governance of water-energy-food sectors has generally remained separate with limited attention... more...

  • Ecology of Marine Ports of the Black and Azov Sea Basinby A. K. Vinogradov; Yu. I. Bogatova; I. A. Synegub; Mariya Gelmboldt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 152.84

    This work examines the waters of marine ports as unique integrated aquatic ecosystems. It regards marine ports as entities comprising components of natural and anthropogenic origin, including pelagic, periphytal and benthal subsystems. Using selected Black and Azov Sea ports as examples, the book discusses the hydrodynamics and water exchange, which... more...

  • Advances in Renewable Energy Researchby Malgorzata Pawlowska; Artur Pawlowski

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 119.95

    Advances in Renewable Energy Research comprises papers delivered at an international workshop by authors from Poland, Germany, Ukraine, China, Japan and Taiwan. The papers discussed the development of renewable energy technologies in certain countries, with special attention deviated to the conducted scientific research. The greatest attention... more...

  • Managing Biogas Plantsby Mario Alejandro Rosato

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    This practical manual provides basic theoretical knowledge about fermentative processes, biochemical laboratory techniques, and an arsenal of practical tricks, recipes, do’s, and don’ts for the biogas plant manager. It explains why some popular tests and techniques are unreliable, how to optimize the feedstock’s cost and the energy self-consumption... more...