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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflictby Amanda Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing on theories of justice and fairness in environmental... more...

  • Waste-to-Energy Technologies and Global Applicationsby Efstratios N. Kalogirou

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 169.95

    Through Waste-to-Energy (WtE) technology, plants use waste as a renewable fuel to co-produce electricity, heating, and cooling for urban utilization. This professional book presents the latest developments in WtE technologies and their global applications. The first part of the book covers thermal treatment technologies, including combustion, novel... more...

  • Global Warming and Human - Nature Dimension in Northern Eurasiaby Tetsuya Hiyama; Hiroki Takakura

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book describes the current environmental changes due to global warming in northern Eurasia, especially focusing on eastern Siberia. Spring flooding, ice-jam movements, and monitoring using remote sensing are included. Additionally, current reindeer herding of indigenous peoples in Siberia and related environmental changes such as waterlogging,... more...

  • Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businessesby Joseph A. Kuzilwa; Niels Fold; Arne Henningsen; Marianne Nylandsted Larsen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Contract farming has received renewed attention recently as developing economies try to grapple with how to transform the agricultural sector and its associated value chains. This book reviews different contract arrangements and specific crops, applying both qualitative and quantitative approaches in order to capture the dynamics of the systems. ... more...

  • Absolute Riskby Ruth M. Pfeiffer; Mitchell H. Gail

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 69.95

    Absolute Risk: Methods and Applications in Clinical Management and Public Health provides theory and examples to demonstrate the importance of absolute risk in counseling patients, devising public health strategies, and clinical management. The book provides sufficient technical detail to allow statisticians, epidemiologists, and clinicians to build,... more...

  • Systems Practice: How to Actby Ray Ison

    Springer London 2017; US$ 56.32

    This book shows how to do systems thinking and translate that thinking into praxis (theory informed practical action). It will be welcomed by those managing or governing in situations of complexity and uncertainty across all domains of professional and personal life. The development of capabilities to think and act systemically is an urgent priority.... more...

  • Remote Sensing for Landscape Ecology: New Metric Indicatorsby Ricardo D. Lopez

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 129.95

    This book provides the practical basis for the use of remote sensing to accomplish landscape ecological projects, through the merging of theory and practice, with examples. This is a specialized application and both these topics have evolved rapidly in the past decade. This evolution is not in the previous edition, and indeed this update provides... more...

  • Introduction to Energy and Climateby Julie Kerr

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 129.95

    The purpose of this textbook is to provide a well-rounded working knowledge of both climate change and environmental sustainability for a wide range of students. Students will learn core concepts and methods to analyze energy and environmental impacts; will understand what is changing the earth’s climate, and what that means for life on earth now... more...

  • Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetlandby Santosh Kumar Sarkar

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide covering various aspects of trace metal contamination in abiotic and biotic matrices of an iconic Indian tropical mangrove wetland – Sundarban. Divided into nine chapters, the book begins by discussing the fundamental concepts of sources, accumulation rate and significance of trace metal speciation,... more...

  • Radiobiology and Radiation Hormesisby Charles L. Sanders

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    This book presents new information on radiobiology that more clearly refutes the linear no-threshold (LNT) assumption and supports radiation hormesis. Fresh light is cast on the mechanisms of radiation hormesis and the potential benefits of low-dose ionizing radiation in preventing and treating a wide variety of inflammatory and proliferative diseases.... more...