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Environmental Science

  • Modeling of Atmospheric Chemistryby Guy P. Brasseur; Daniel J. Jacob

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 72.00

    This book presents the fundamental principles, mathematical methods and applications of atmospheric chemistry models for graduate students and researchers. more...

  • Why Environmental Policies Failby Jan Laitos

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    The real question examined by this book is not the extent of the failure of environmental policy, but exactly why did the policy fail? more...

  • Invasive Speciesby Andrew P. Robinson; Terry Walshe; Mark A. Burgman; Mike Nunn

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 40.00

    This book reviews the latest risk-based techniques to protect national interests from invasive pests and pathogens before, at and within national borders. more...

  • Genetically Modified Organisms in Developing Countriesby Ademola A. Adenle; E. Jane Morris; Denis J. Murphy

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    This book provides expertly written guidance on the regulation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in developing countries, including recommendations about risk analysis and governance. more...

  • Footprints in Paradiseby Andrea E. Murray

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 27.95

    The economic imperative of sustainable tourism development frequently shapes life on small subtropical islands. In Okinawa, ecotourism promises to provide employment for a dwindling population of rural youth while preserving the natural environment and bolstering regional pride. Footprints in Paradise explores the transformation in community and... more...

  • HAZMAT Guide for First Respondersby Michael L. Madigan

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 64.95

    The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will help to establish a well-trained professional 1st... more...

  • Scaleby Geoffrey West

    Orion 2017; US$ 31.99

    Geoffrey West's research centres on a quest to find unifying principles and patterns connecting everything, from cells and ecosystems to cities, social networks and businesses. 'An absolutely riveting read . . . groundbreaking' Marcus du Sautoy 'This book will expand your thinking from three dimensions to four' Nassim Nicholas Taleb ' Scale... more...

  • City in a Gardenby Andrew M. Busch

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 28.99

    The natural beauty of Austin, Texas, has always been central to the city's identity. From the beginning, city leaders, residents, planners, and employers consistently imagined Austin as a natural place, highlighting the region's environmental attributes as they marketed the city and planned for its growth. Yet, as Austin modernized and attracted an... more...

  • Urban Environmental Planningby Gert de Roo; Donald Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Originally published in 1997, Urban Environmental Planning provides a groundbreaking overview of innovative methods and techniques for measuring and managing the environmental effects of urban land uses on other urban activities. Fully revised and updated, this second edition brings together a team of leading environmental planners and policy makers... more...

  • Savannas and Dry Forestsby Andrea Berardi; Jay Mistry

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Parched landscapes, biodiversity loss, encroaching deserts and deforestation are some of the environmental crises taking place in tropical savannas and dry forests throughout the world. To date, much research into these regions has treated humans as 'outside' or as an 'impact' only. However, over and over again, examples show that, in fact, humans... more...