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  • The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Servicesby Thomas Sikor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Humankind benefits from a multitude of resources and processes that are supplied by ecosystems, and collectively these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Interest in this topic has grown exponentially over the last decade, as biologists and economists have tried to quantify these benefits to justify management interventions. Yet, as this book... more...

  • Emissions from Continuous Combustion Systemsby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    Session I ? Modeling Continuous Combustion.- Esso Research and Engineering Company Mathematical Models of Continuous Combustion.- Current Kinetic Modeling Techniques for Continuous Flow Combustors.- Some Observations on Flows Described by Coupled Mixing and Kinetics.- General Discussion.- Session Summary.- Session II ? Pollutant Formation and Destruction... more...

  • Barcoding Natureby Claire Waterton; Rebecca Ellis; Brian Wynne

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    DNA Barcoding has been promoted since 2003 as a new, fast, digital genomics-based means of identifying natural species based on the idea that a small standard fragment of any organism?s genome (a so-called ?micro-genome?) can faithfully identify and help to classify every species on the planet. The fear that species are becoming extinct before they... more...

  • Indicators of Environmental Qualityby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    Indicators of Environmental Quality: An Overview.- Why Environmental Quality Indices?.- Uses of Environmental Indices in Policy Formulation.- Urban-Environmental Indicators in Municipal and Neighborhood Policy Planning and Decision Making.- The Uncommunicative Scientist: The Obligation of Scientists to Explain Environment to the Public.- Evaluation... more...

  • Combustion-Generated Air Pollutionby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Combustion Thermodynamics.- Combustion Rates.- Some Fundamental Aspects of Photochemistry and Photochemical Air Pollution.- Detection and Analysis of Atmospheric Pollutants.- Meteorolgy.- Chemical Analysis of Air Pollution Sources.- Vehicular Emissions and Control.- Effects of Air Pollution on Health.- Vegetation Damage from Air Pollution.- Waste Disposal.-... more...

  • Institutions, Regulatory Styles, Society and Environmental Governance in Chinaby Carlos Wing-Hung Lo; Shui-Yan Tang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    During the past three decades of rapid industrial growth, China has suffered from devastating environmental degradation. Most scholarly and popular publications have painted a rather pessimistic picture about the worrisome trend. Yet a somewhat more optimistic view has emerged in the past decade given the Chinese government?s increased commitment... more...

  • Social and Ethical Aspects of Radiation Risk Managementby Deborah Oughton; Sven Ove Hansson; M. Baxter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 225.00

    This book is the first comprehensive treatment of the major ethical and social issues resulting from the use of ionizing radiation. It covers topics such as nuclear fuel cycles, radioactive waste treatment, nuclear bomb testing, nuclear safety management, stakeholder engagement, cleanup after nuclear accidents, ecological risks from radiation, environmental... more...

  • Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin Americaby Asit K. Biswas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Definitive analyses of transboundary water management in Latin America are conspicuous by their absence. The situation is a little better for rivers compared to groundwater resources. Transboundary water management in Latin America has been evolving in a somewhat different manner compared to other continents. The book includes eight authoritative... more...

  • The Politics of Climate Changeby Paul G. Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Climate change is now a mainstream part of the international political agenda. It has become clear that it is not solely a technical issue, to be resolved by scientists, but a political issue with political implications at all levels of global governance. Indeed, some may argue that few long-term problems in international affairs are more important... more...

  • Climate Change and Political Strategyby Hugh Compston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Although the science of climate change is well-established and there are well-known policy instruments that could significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions without prohibitive economic costs, political obstacles to more determined action remain despite heightened concern among mainstream politicians and the public. This book analyses the political... more...