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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Hazards Analysisby John C. Pine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    The impacts of natural and man-made disasters have increased exponentially over the past few decades. Moreover, with our global interconnectedness and the growing scale of disasters, today's catastrophic disasters can have regional, national, and even global economic consequences. Following in the tradition of the successful first edition, Hazards... more...

  • Sustainable Watershed Managementby I. Ethem Gonenc; John P. Wolflin; Rosemarie C. Russo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 189.95

    This proceedings volume contains papers and extended abstracts presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Watershed Management (SuWaMa 2014). The Conference was the second in a series of Sustainable Watershed Management Conferences. The objective of the Conference Series was to present and discuss advanced environmental models and contemporary... more...

  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regionsby Karen Chapple

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its pioneering environmental regulation, market innovation,... more...

  • Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cellsby Michael Eikerling; Andrei Kulikovsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    The book provides a systematic and profound account of scientific challenges in fuel cell research. The introductory chapters bring readers up to date on the urgency and implications of the global energy challenge, the prospects of electrochemical energy conversion technologies, and the thermodynamic and electrochemical principles underlying the operation... more...

  • Large-Scale Forest Restorationby David Lamb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation because that is the scale at which restoration is needed... more...

  • Savoring Alternative Foodby Jessica Hayes-Conroy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Advocatesáof the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" ? that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging book, the author explores the contradictions and shortcomings of alternative food activism by examining specific endeavours of the movement... more...

  • Forests and Globalizationby William Nikolakis; John Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The overarching contribution of this book isáaáreview and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world?s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).á Four key themes are addressed: the effect of globalization... more...

  • Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Managementby Bruce Prideaux

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Globally rainforests are under threat on numerous fronts, including clearing for agriculture, harvesting for timber and urban expansion. Yet they have a crucial role in biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and providing other ecosystem services. Rainforests are also attractive tourist spaces and where they have been used as a tourism... more...

  • Environmental Management:by Adrian Belcham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    Written by Adrian Belcham, author of Manual of Environmental Management , thisáis the essential guide to prepare you for the IEMA Associate Membership Exam and NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management. Through the inclusion of revision tips, exam guidance and self-test questions, this guide will consolidate your understanding of environmental... more...

  • Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practiceby Paul James

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur. Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice responds... more...