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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 270.00
With pressure increasing to utilise wastes and residues effectively and sustainably, the production of biogas represents one of the most important routes towards reaching national and international renewable energy targets. The biogas handbook: Science, production and applications provides a comprehensive and systematic guide to the development and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Presenting a critical evaluation of the evidence supporting claims of rupture of, or incursions into, the Neoliberal model, this book presents an informed, constructive dialogue around the thesis that we have reached some institutional and material limits. It also analyzes pragmatic responses to these critiques including policy initiatives, social... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95
From Chapter One: This book . . . begins with the ecosphere, the setting in which civilization has done its great?and terrible?deeds. Then it moves to a description of some of the damage we have done to the ecosphere?to the air, the water, the soil. However, by now such horror stories of environmental destruction are familiar, even tiresome. Much... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 255.00
The importance of local programmes in driving sustainable development has been enshrined in Local Agenda 21, arguably the most influential output of the 1992 Rio 'Earth' Summit. Its importance has been reiterated more recently by the Johannesburg Summit in 2002. Local Environmental Sustainability sets the context for local environmental sustainability... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00
This is the most comprehensive and thorough volume on the environmental aspects of energy from biofuels and biofeedstocks. Biomass is a renewable resource whose utilization has received great attention due to environmental considerations and the increasing demands of energy worldwide. Since the energy crises of the 1970s, many countries have become... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95
Pluvial flooding is defined as flooding that results from rainfall-generated overland flow, before the runoff enters any watercourse or sewer. It is usually associated with high intensity rainfall events (typically >30mm/h) but can also occur with lower intensity rainfall or melting snow where the ground is saturated, frozen, developed or... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 115.50
Water management is a key environmental issue in controlling of floods and reducing droughts. This book provides analysis of the main issues, offering solutions and describing good practice. Water Resources for the Built Environment: management issues and solutions develops an appreciation of the diverse, complex and current themes of the water... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50
Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 994.00
Containing the proceedings of the International Conference on Earth Science and Environmental Protection (ICESEP 2013), held in Kunming, China, the book brings together the work of academic scientists, leading engineers, industry researchers and scholarly students. The included papers cover research results from all aspects of Earth and Environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 262.00
It has been five years since the publication of the first edition of Microoptics Technology. In that time, optical technology has experienced an unparalleled burst of activity that has produced a body of significant real results that have advanced new materials, devices, and systems. Building on the foundation of the first edition, this comprehensive... more...