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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Environmental Economicsby Shunsuke Managi; Koichi Kuriyama

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    This book aids those concerned about environmental issues to firmly grasp relevant analytical methods and to comprehend the thought process behind environmental economics. It does so by drawing from specific environmental issues and at the same time providing commentary that facilitates understanding. This text contains in-depth explanations necessary... more...

  • Hydrodynamic Control of Wave Energy Devicesby Umesh A. Korde; John Ringwood

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 100.00 US$ 82.00

    For researchers and practitioners, an accessible and integrated treatment of hydrodynamic control of wave energy devices. more...

  • Environment and Earth Observationby Sugata Hazra; Anirban Mukhopadhyay; Asim Ratan Ghosh; D. Mitra; V. K. Dadhwal

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book presents relevant and contemporary research on the remote sensing of landscapes, agriculture & forestry, geomorphology, coasts & oceans, natural hazards and wild habitats. It highlights the application of remote sensing in understanding natural processes and oceanic features, as well as in creating mapping inventories of water resources... more...

  • Marine Pollution and Microbial Remediationby Milind Mohan Naik; Santosh Kumar Dubey

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 146.01

    Marine environment is the largest habitat covering approximately 70% of the total earth surface. Oceans are the main regulatory agent of earth?s climate and harbour a huge diversity of living organisms. Marine environment provide a unique ecological niche to different microbes which play a significant role in nutrient recycling as well as various environmental... more...

  • Goal and Scope Definition in Life Cycle Assessmentby Mary Ann Curran

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book describes the importance of the goal and scope phase for the entire LCA study. In this first phase of the LCA framework (ISO standardized), the purpose of the assessment is defined and decisions are made about the details of the industrial system being studied and how the study will be conducted. Selecting impact categories, category indicators,... more...

  • Geobiotechnological Solutions to Anthropogenic Disturbancesby Mark Anglin Harris

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.71

    This book offers a problem-and-solution approach to environmental remediation in mining, including the environmentally sustainable utilization of waste materials from the mining industry. It largely comprises articles published in Springer journals, which have been thoroughly revised and expanded. With supplementary data and illustrations, it discusses... more...

  • Urban Food Planningby Rositsa T. Ilieva

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This highly original work examines the rise of the urban food planning movement in the Global North and provides insights into the new relationship between cities and food which has started developing over the past decade. It sheds light on cities as new spaces for food system innovation and on food as a tool for sustainable urban development. Drawing... more...

  • Water and Rural Communitiesby Lia Bryant; with Jodie George

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in Western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within multiple and multiscalar institutional frameworks involved with the social,... more...

  • Explaining Risk Analysisby Michael R Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Risk analysis is not a narrowly defined set of applications. Rather, it is widely used to assess and manage a plethora of hazards that threaten dire implications. However, too few people actually understand what risk analysis can help us accomplish and, even among experts, knowledge is often limited to one or two applications. Explaining Risk Analysis... more...

  • Surviving the 21st Centuryby Julian Cribb

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 33.69

    The book explores the central question facing humanity today: how can we best survive the ten great existential challenges that are now coming together to confront us? Besides describing these challenges from the latest scientific perspectives, it also outlines and integrates the solutions, both at global and individual level and concludes optimistically. This... more...