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- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.00
The expected time of impact, also known as the mean first passage time (MFPT) to reach failure, is a critical metric in the management of natural disasters. The complexity of the dynamics governing natural disasters lead to stochastic behaviour. This book shows that state transitions of many such systems translate into random walks on their... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00
This volume provides an overviewof the determinants of the release of and exposure to airborne nanoparticles. Whetherintentionally manufactured or unintentionally generated during industrial processes,the release of nanoparticles can result in significant worker exposure, whichmust be dealt with adequately by means of dedicated risk assessments to... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 124.00
Provides a benchmark study of southern African landscape evolution during the Quaternary, for researchers, professionals and policymakers. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00
?"Alfred Russel Wallace- His Predecessors and Successors. Naturalists, Explorers and Field Scientists in South-east Asia and Australasia. An International Conference" will be the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of studies on Alfred Russel Wallace and other natural historians, past and present,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95
Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in support of life on Earth and the importance of governance for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to underdevelopment and climatic factors, this work aims... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals in the field of disaster studies has never been accurately examined or comprehensively modelled. This kind of study is vital for planning policy and emergency responses and assessing individual and community vulnerability, resilience and sustainability as... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "On n'a pas oublié les débats passionnés, les discussions orageuses, qu'a soulevés, dans le public et dans la presse, la question des Eaux de Paris. Tout récemment encore, M. Robinet, le savant rapporteur du projet de dérivation des sources de la Dhuis, adressait, sous le couvert anodin d'une Lettre à un conseiller d'État, une vigoureuse... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 170.00
Nanomaterials for Wastewater Remediation introduces techniques for nanoparticle formation and their benefits in environmental cleanup, as well as their recent advances and applications in wastewater treatment. The book follows a sequential approach for the treatment of wastewater, presenting state-of-the-art techniques for the characterization... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 260.00
This book brings together the latest developments in chemically bonded phosphate ceramics (CBPCs), including several novel ceramics, from US Federal Laboratories such as Argonne, Oak Ridge, and Brookhaven National Laboratories, as well as Russian and Ukrainian nuclear institutes. Coupled with further advances in their use as biomaterials, these materials... more...