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Environmental Science

  • A Good That Transcendsby Eric T. Freyfogle

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    Since the birth of the modern environmental movement in the 1970s, the United States has witnessed dramatic shifts in social equality, ecological viewpoints, and environmental policy. With these changes has also come an increased popular resistance to environmental reform, but, as Eric T. Freyfogle reveals in this book, that resistance has far deeper... more...

  • A Land of Milk and Honey?by Avril Bell; Vivienne Elizabeth; Tracey McIntosh; Matt Wynyard

    Auckland University Press 2017; US$ 46.99

    Since colonisation, New Zealand has been mythologised as a ?land of milk and honey?? a promised land of natural abundance and endless opportunity. In the twenty-first century, the country has become literally a land of milk and honey as agricultural exports from such commodities dominate the national economy. But does New Zealand live up to its promise?... more...

  • Storm Chaserby Mike Olbinski

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.42

    My storm chasing/interest in photography began back around the time my daughter was born (2008) and I started chasing storms about 7 years ago. It's hard to describe why I'm drawn to weather and storms, it's just what I've known my whole life. When I was little I would watch storms with my dad on the patio and grew up learning about them. It wasn't... more...

  • Regulation of the Natural Gas Producing Industryby Keith C. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 155.00

    Originally published in 1972, Regulation of the Natural Gas Producing Industry combines several papers prepared for a seminar in Washington D.C in 1970.The purpose of this seminar was to exchange views between specialists on the issues related to regulation natural gas production. As such these papers explore issues such as producer price regulations,... more...

  • The Economics of National Forest Managementby Marion Clawson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1976, this title concentrates upon the management of national forests. Using the best data available, Marion Clawson considers all outputs of the national forests and all costs of national forest management to analyse forests from an economics perspective.  The Economics of National Forest Management  is ideal for policy makers,... more...

  • Reform as Reorganizationby Royce Hanson; Julius Margolis; Melvin R. Levin; William Letwin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    As the fourth report in a series on the Governance of Metropolitan Areas, Reform as Reorganization explores the welfare and development of metropolitan America in terms of political reorganization. Originally published in 1974, this study reflects on metropolitan problems and governmental structure to provide some new options for policy makers and... more...

  • U.S. Interests and Global Natural Resourcesby Emery. N. Castle; Kent. A Price

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1983, U.S. Interests and Global Natural Resources explores the links between foreign policy and the global distribution of natural resources paying particular attention to the U.S. This collection of essays delves into the importance of factors such as differing economic development and political hostility could have on the... more...

  • Energy Price Shocks and Macroeconomic Performanceby Douglas R. Bohi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The oil price shocks of the 1970?s led to severe recessions in the 1980?s in the United States. Originally published in 1989 in the aftermath, Bohi attempts to show both how energy prices can cause a decline in output and employment and to explore important other factors which led to the recessions using the US, United Kingdom, Japan and Germany as... more...

  • Pollutant Dispersion in Built Environmentby Tingzhen Ming; Chong Peng; Tingrui Gong; Zhengtong Li

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 81.73

    This book discusses energy transfer, fluid flow and pollution in built environments. It provides a comprehensive overview of the highly detailed fundamental theories as well as the technologies used and the application of heat and mass transfer and fluid flow in built environments, with a focus on the mathematical models and computational and experimental... more...

  • Sol-Gel Materials for Energy, Environment and Electronic Applicationsby Suresh C. Pillai; Sarah Hehir

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 137.99

    This volume provides expert coverage of the state-of-the-art in sol-gel materials for functional applications in energy, environment and electronics. The use of sol-gel technology has become a hotbed for cutting edge developments in many fields due to the accessibility of advanced materials through low energy processes. The book offers a broad view... more...