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  • Lacustrine Facies Analysis (Special Publication 13 of the IAS)by P. Anadon; L. L. Cabrera; K. Kelts

    Wiley 2009; US$ 85.00

    This book considers the deposition of sediments in different types of lakes and shows how changes in the lake environment can be interpreted from the sediment facies at the lake floor. Lakes are particularly sensitive to climate change and thus their sediments are accurate indicators of environmental change and palaeoclimate. This volume examines both... more...

  • Lake Baikalby K. Minoura

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 235.00

    Lake Baikal is the oldest lake and largest freshwater reservoir in the world. As a result of its exceptionally long geological history, the lake has been a theatre of evolution and speciation of organisms, and it currently harbors more species than any other lake in the world. Based on its unique nature, Lake Baikal was recently designated a World... more...

  • Lake Systems from the Ice Age to Industrial Timeby Daniel Ariztegui; Walter Wildi

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 289.00

    During the 20th century, lake research has become an internationally recognised field of scientific activity, improving our understanding on physical, chemical and biological processes, on fresh water ecology, and water resources among others. The interdisciplinary approaches mainly developed in historical research, as performed by archaeologists... more...

  • Lake Verevi, Estonia - A Highly Stratified Hypertrophic Lakeby Toomas Kõiv; Ingmar Ott

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 239.00

    The present book summarises investigations on Lake Verevi (surface 12.6 ha, mean depth 3.6 m), located in the Estonian town of Elva, initiated since 1929. The seventeen articles in this book deal with a wide range of questions, starting with a holistic overview of the ecological status, over assessments of long-term changes in biotic and abiotic conditions... more...

  • Man and Fisheries on an Amazon Frontierby M. Goulding

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 239.00

    The southwestern Amazon basin, centering on the Territory of Rondönia and the State of Acre, is symbolically if not exactly geographically, the Wild Wild West of Brazil's northern rainforest fron tier. In Brazil the name Rondönia evokes exaggerated images of lawlessness, land feuding, and indigent peasants in search of a homestead. Despite the problems... more...

  • Microbiological Methods for Assessing Soil Qualityby J. Bloem; D.W. Hopkins; A. Benedetti

    CABI 2005; US$ 120.00

    With growing concern about the protection of soil quality and biodiversity many countries have established regional and national programmes to monitor soil quality. This book reviews the theory and practice of a range of the various microbiological methods used within these programmes. more...

  • Mirror Lakeby Thomas C. Winter; Gene E. Likens

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    Lakes change constantly in response to their surrounding landscape, and their airshed. Mirror Lake, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, has been carefully researched since the 1960s. This book, edited by Thomas C. Winter and Gene E. Likens, summarizes and interprets the extensive data collected on this lake and its watershed from 1981... more...

  • River Conservation and Managementby Philip Boon; Paul Raven

    Wiley 2012; US$ 127.95

    This book is intended for those with an academic, scientific and practical interest in river conservation and management. It provides an overview of how changes in legislation, policies, institutional responsibilities, science, technology, practical techniques and public perception have influenced how rivers have been managed over the past 20 years... more...

  • Riversby Laurie Burnham

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00

    Explores how these rivers (the planet's two longest rivers, which flow through African deserts and Amazon jungles) came to exist, their place in history, what makes each unusual, and environmental challenges. more...

  • Rock Mechanics and Engineeringby C. Jaeger

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 60.00

    In this second, enlarged edition the author continues to emphasise aspects of rock mechanics. more...