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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Street Foodby Ryzia De Cássia Vieira Cardoso; Michèle Companion; Stefano Roberto Marras

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in developing and developed countries.  Key issues addressed... more...

  • The Great Barrier Reefby Ben Daley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world?s largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a marine park. This book provides an original account of... more...

  • Federalism of Wetlandsby Ryan W. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book investigates the consequences of redundant state and federal environmental regulations in the United States. Drawing on the most exhaustive statistical analysis of US federal wetland permits ever constructed, the book uncovers the disjointed world of wetland regulation. The author starts by examining the socioeconomic and environmental factors... more...

  • The Biosphere and the Bioregionby Cheryll Glotfelty; Eve Quesnel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Bioregionalism asks us to reimagine ourselves and the places where we live in ecological terms and to harmonize human activities with the natural systems that sustain life. As one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary environmental thought. The Biosphere and the Bioregion:... more...

  • Impact of Global Changes on Mountainsby Velma I. Grover; Axel Borsdorf; Jürgen Breuste; Prakash Chandra Tiwari; Flavia Witkowski Frangetto

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Mountain regions encompass nearly 24 percent of the total land surface of the earth and are home to approximately 12 percent of the world?s population. Their ecosystems play a critical role in sustaining human life both in the highlands and the lowlands. During recent years, resource use in high mountain areas has changed mainly in response... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Africaby Gufu Oba

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In the context of growing global concerns about climate change, this book presents a regional and sub-continental synthesis of pastoralists' responses to past environmental changes and reflects on the lessons for current and future environmental challenges. Drawing from rock art, archaeology, paleoecological data, trade, ancient hydrological... more...

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disastersby Michael R Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored in almost all the world?s most populous countries.... more...

  • Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperationby Spencer Barrett III Meredith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Twenty-five years after the Chernobyl explosion, disaster struck once more after a tsunami overwhelmed the considerable safety measures at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. However, Fukushima had put in place a solid containment structure to reduce the spread of radiation in the event of a worst-case scenario; Chernobyl did not. These two... more...

  • How Much Is Clean Air Worth?by Ari Rabl; Joseph V. Spadaro; Mike Holland

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 64.00

    Comprehensive reference on the main methodologies used to calculate the benefits of pollution control, with worked examples. more...

  • Information Needs for Water Managementby Jos G. Timmerman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also discusses general issues around the role and use of... more...