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  • Transition Curves for Highway Geometric Designby Andrzej Kobryn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 81.38

    This book provide s concise descriptions of the various solutions of transition curves, which can be used in geometric design of roads and highways. It presents mathematical methods and curvature functions for defining transition curves.  more...

  • Sustainable Building and Built Environments to Mitigate Climate Change in the Tropicsby Tri Harso Karyono; Robert Vale; Brenda Vale

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.69

    This book offers a selection of the best papers presented during the International conference on Mitigating and Adapting Built Environments for Climate Change in the Tropics, held at Tanri Abeng University (TAU), Jakarta, Indonesia, March 2015.  The book is divided into four main parts. The first part deals with the general issue of climate... more...

  • Temporal Climatology and Anomalous Weather Analysisby Weihong Qian

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 95.12

    By breaking down atmospheric variables into temporal climatologies and anomalies, this book demonstrates that all weather extremes and climatic events are directly associated with the anomaly component of atmospheric motion. We can use the anomaly-based synoptic chart and dynamical parameters to objectively describe these extremes and events. The... more...

  • Hurricanes and Climate Changeby Jennifer M. Collins; Kevin Walsh

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.69

    This book provides research that shows tropical cyclones are more powerful than in the past with the most dramatic increases occurring over the North Atlantic and with the strongest hurricanes. Although such increases are correlated with warming oceans and are consistent with the thermodynamic theory of hurricane intensity, there remains... more...

  • Storm Chaserby Mike Olbinski

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.60

    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...

  • Micrometeorologyby Thomas Foken

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 79.26

    Translated from German third edition, this volume presents, with selected examples, the basics of micrometeorology applied to a broad spectrum of disciplines. It covers vital topics such as fluxes between the atmosphere and the underlying surface. more...

  • Biodiversity and Evolution of Parasitic Life in the Southern Oceanby Sven Klimpel; Thomas Kuhn; Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 137.40

    The Southern Oceans including Antarctic regions are peculiar and very sensitive water biotopes, where animal life and species interrelations are only poorly investigated. Especially the influence of parasites on their host species needs intensive consideration in times of global warming and worldwide pollution. Both factors may influence the finely... more...

  • Ecological Liberation Theologyby William Holden; Kathleen Nadeau; Emma Porio

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.44

     Climate change-related effects and aftermaths of natural disasters, such as Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, have wreaked havoc on local peoples? lives and livelihoods, especially in impoverished coastal communities. This book looks at local-level responses to the effects of climate change from the perspective of ecological theology and feminism,... more...

  • Summary and Analysis of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural Historyby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of  The Sixth Extinction tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Elizabeth Kolbert?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and analysis of The Sixth... more...

  • Meteorology of Tropical West Africaby Douglas J. Parker; Mariane Diop-Kane

    Wiley 2017; US$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    Meteorology of tropical West Africa: the Forecasters? Handbook presents the science and practice of weather forecasting for an important region of the tropics. Connecting basic theory with forecasting practice, the book provides a unique training volume for operational weather forecasters, and is also suitable for students of tropical meteorology.... more...