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Meteorology

  • Microclimate and Local Climateby Roger Barry; Peter Blanken

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    This is a comprehensive treatment for advanced students and researchers in climatology, environmental science, geography, meteorology, agricultural science, and forestry. more...

  • Sustainable Energy and the Environment: A Clean Technology Approachby N.D. Kaushika; K.S. Reddy; Kshitij Kaushik

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book emerges from the recognition that energy, environment and ecosystems are dynamically and inextricably connected. The energy environment system must be addressed in its totality, so that we can devise sustainable solutions that incorporate both economic growth and environmental conservation. No single clean energy source will sustain long-term... more...

  • Mediating Climate Changeby Julie Doyle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Climate change has been a significant area of scientific concern since the late 1970s, but has only recently entered mainstream culture and politics. However, as media coverage of climate change increases in the twenty-first century, the gap between our understanding of climate change and climate action appears to widen. In this timely book, Julie... more...

  • Climate Change Policies and Challenges in Indonesiaby Shinji Kaneko; Masato Kawanishi

    Springer Japan 2016; Not Available

    This book demonstrates the challenges and opportunities of climate change actions in developing countries and primarily focuses on case studies in Indonesia, the world?s fourth most populous country. The most important feature of the book is its examination of multiple facets of climate change issues in Indonesia, which allows readers to understand... more...

  • The Economics and Policy of Solar Photovoltaic Generationby Pere Mir-Artigues; Pablo del Río

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book provides an up-to-date, rigorous analysis of the state of the art of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation. It focuses on the economic analysis of solar PV generation technologies as well as the policies that have been devised and implemented around the globe to support it. It provides the main theoretical tools for understanding the cost of... more...

  • Basic Flight Mechanicsby Ashish Tewari

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book presents flight mechanics of aircraft, spacecraft, and rockets to technical and non-technical readers in simple terms and based purely on physical principles. Adapting an accessible and lucid writing style, the book retains the scientific authority and conceptual substance of an engineering textbook without requiring a background in physics... more...

  • Poroelasticityby Alexander H.-D. Cheng

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 229.00

    This book treats the mechanics of porous materials infiltrated with a fluid (poromechanics), focussing on its linear theory (poroelasticity). Porous materials from inanimate bodies such as sand, soil and rock, living bodies such as plant tissue, animal flesh, or man-made materials can look very different due to their different origins, but as readers... more...

  • Climate Change and Human Health Scenario in South and Southeast Asiaby Rais Akhtar

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book is the first to present a regional analysis of climate change and human health, focusing on geographically and socio-economically distinct countries of South and Southeast Asia. It has a major focus on India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal and Taiwan.  Climate change is a significant and emerging threat to human health.... more...

  • Extreme Weather, Health, and Communitiesby Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg; William A. Sprigg

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This volume presents a unique interdisciplinary approach, drawing on expertise in both the natural and social sciences. A primary goal is to present a scientific and socially integrated perspective on place-based community engagement, extreme weather, and health. Each year extreme weather is leading to natural disasters around the world... more...

  • Climate Shockby Gernot Wagner; Martin L. Weitzman; Gernot Wagner; Martin L. Weitzman

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 18.95

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 percent chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't... more...