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  • Erdmessung und Satellitengeodäsieby Reiner Rummel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 54.33

    Das  Handbuch der Geodäsie  ist ein hochwertiges, wissenschaftlich fundiertes Werk über die Geodäsie unserer Zeit und bietet anhand von in sechs Bänden zusammengestellten Einzelthemen ein repräsentatives Gesamtbild des Fachgebiets. Satelliten führten zu einer Revolution in der Geodäsie. Erst mit Hilfe von Satelliten wurde die Erdmessung... more...

  • Fundamentals of Boundary-Layer Meteorologyby Xuhui Lee

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 78.77

    This textbook introduces a set of fundamental equations that govern the conservation of mass (dry air, water vapor, trace gas), momentum and energy in the lower atmosphere. Simplifications of each of these equations are made in the context of boundary-layer processes. Extended from these equations the author then discusses a key set of issues, including... more...

  • Darwin's Walk and The Last Waveby Richard Krooth

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 99.00

    This book describes the reasons humankind may be facing its last moments on Planet Earth. The author follows the trajectory of the evolution of humans and how it has had a widespread effect on Earth’s environment. The book concludes with a look into what the future may hold for humans. more...

  • Global Warming and Human - Nature Dimension in Northern Eurasiaby Tetsuya Hiyama; Hiroki Takakura

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 117.57

    This book describes the current environmental changes due to global warming in northern Eurasia, especially focusing on eastern Siberia. Spring flooding, ice-jam movements, and monitoring using remote sensing are included. Additionally, current reindeer herding of indigenous peoples in Siberia and related environmental changes such as waterlogging,... more...

  • Air and Waterby René Moreau

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 41.14

    Air and water are so familiar that we all think we know them. Yet how difficult it remains to predict their behavior, with so many questions butting against the limits of our knowledge. How are cyclones, tornadoes, thunderstorms, tsunamis or floods generated — sometimes causing devastation and death? What will the weather be tomorrow, next week, next... more...

  • Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetlandby Santosh Kumar Sarkar

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 117.57

    This book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide covering various aspects of trace metal contamination in abiotic and biotic matrices of an iconic Indian tropical mangrove wetland – Sundarban. Divided into nine chapters, the book begins by discussing the fundamental concepts of sources, accumulation rate and significance of trace metal speciation,... more...

  • Adaptive Governance of Disasterby Margot A. Hurlbert

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.57

    This book provides a comparative analysis of policy instruments designed to respond to climate change, drought and floods in connection with agricultural producers and their communities in four case study areas: Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada; Coquimbo, Chile; and Mendoza, Argentina. Assessed from the standpoint of effectiveness and adaptive governance,... more...

  • Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issuesby Indrajit Pal; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 152.84

    This book provides an analytical discussion of the status of disaster risk reduction and governance in an Indian context, drawing examples and lessons from the output of the national and regional level programs and projects and from other relevant experiences in the country. Different types of disasters faced by Indian states are covered, including... more...

  • Science and Geopolitics of The White Worldby Prem Shankar Goel; Rasik Ravindra; Sulagna Chattopadhyay

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 176.35

    This book brings together thirteen selected papers presented in the Third International Seminar on Science and Geopolitics of Arctic-Antarctic-Himalaya, held in India in September 2015. The papers and have been grouped according to the Seminar’s three main themes: a) Geopolitics of the Polar Regions, b) Global Climate Change and Polar Regions, and... more...

  • Arctic Euphoria and International High North Politicsby Geir Hønneland

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 50.55

    This pivot describes the ups and downs of Norwegian High North politics since the end of the Cold War. It considers how political interest in the Arctic has been growing rapidly in the international community as states stake their claim to areas of the continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean, and focuses on Russia’s actions, as the Arctic state with... more...