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  • Climate in Contextby Adam Parris; Gregg Garfin

    Wiley 2016; US$ 132.50

    This book provides concrete guidance for organizations and individuals who want to develop research projects, initiatives, interdisciplinary research teams, and programs at the science-society interface. It will be an invaluable source for a wide range researchers and professionals who need a state-of-the-art synthesis of practices to foster the co-production... more...

  • Die Wege von Staubby Christian Rüger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 44.99

    Wieviel Staub verträgt die Lunge? Wie erkennt man einen Hotspot? Welche hygienischen Maßnahmen sind notwendig? Diese und viele andere Fragen beantwortet der Autor, indem er zunächst die physikalischen Grundlagen der Luftbewegung, der Entstehung von Staub und der Staubbindung darstellt. Er beschreibt beispielsweise die Entstehungsmechanismen von Fein-... more...

  • Shallow Geophysical Mass Flows down Arbitrary Topographyby Ioana Luca; Yih-Chin Tai; Chih-Yu Kuo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book lays a foundation for formulating depth-averaged equations describing shallow geophysical mass flows - landslides, avalanches or debris flows. Offering detailed derivation of model equations, its stimulating examples show how the models are applied. more...

  • Ground Engineering - Principles and Practices for Underground Coal Miningby J.M. Galvin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book teaches readers ground engineering principles and related mining and risk management practices associated with underground coal mining. It establishes the basic elements of risk management and the fundamental principles of ground behaviour and then applies these to the essential building blocks of any underground coal mining system, comprising... more...

  • Basics of Marine and Estuarine Ecologyby Abhijit Mitra; Sufia Zaman

    Springer India 2016; US$ 279.00

    The book presents recent research on marine ecology in different parts of the world. It aims to shed light on relevant topics for budding marine ecologists. The ?blue soup? of Planet Earth, which comprises both biotic and abiotic components, is essential to keeping the wheel of civilization running. Four major ecosystem service categories have been... more...

  • Legal Methods of Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Chinese Water Managementby Xiangbai He

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book addresses why, whether and how the existing legal framework on water management in China could make climate change adaptation a mainstream issue. The book uses a table to illustrate the distinctions and similarities between IWRM and water-centered adaptation to analyze the possibilities of mainstreaming adaptation. The new water-planning... more...

  • Hydrodynamic and Mass Transport at Freshwater Aquatic Interfacesby Pawel M. Rowinski; Andrea Marion

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book presents selected contributions of the 34th International School of Hydraulics that was held in May 2015 in Zelechów, Poland. It gives an overview about the state of the art in environmental hydraulics. A special emphasis is put upon physical, biochemical and ecological processes that act at interfaces in natural surface water bodies but... more...

  • Angewandter Straßenbauby Marc Kappel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Anschaulich werden die verschiedenen Verfahrens- und Arbeitstechniken im Straßenbau erklärt. Der Schwerpunkt liegt dabei auf dem Einsatz von Straßenfertigern im Oberbau. Es wird systematisch beschrieben, worauf es bei der Planung und Durchführung eines Straßenbauprojektes ankommt. An elf Beispielbaustellen wird mit handfesten Hinweisen und praktischen... more...

  • Ocean Conservation and Managementby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    What are the human impacts on Australia’s fragile ocean ecology and marine habitats? Which species are most at risk? How is Australia conserving its rich marine environment, including the unique Great Barrier Reef? This book presents the latest information on Australia’s ocean conservation and management approaches, fisheries and seafood... more...

  • Climate Change in Cyprusby Theodoros Zachariadis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book providesa concise overview of facts and projections aboutclimate change in Cyprus and its region until the end of the 21st century. Climate change is expected to have adverse effects in Mediterranean Europe ? the most serious compared to other European regions. Being an island state with a semi-arid climate in the Eastern Mediterranean,... more...