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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 163.00
The Upper Adriatic Sea basin comprises a very precarious coastal environment subject to continuous changes which prove appreciable not only over the geological scale but also in historical and modern times. According to some Authors the Venice Lagoon was formed 2000-3000 years ago, and other lagoons (e. g. the Grado Lagoon in the northernmost part... more...
- Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; US$ 35.00
Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by protecting landscapes and seascapes in response to threats posed by climate change. The book begins with an introductory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95
The Hydrology of the UK assesses the changing hydrology of the UK, focusing on key issues that affect the fundamental hydrological processes and have important implications for water resource management, flood risk and environmental quality. The bookis divided into 3 sections: Section 1 examines the causes of change to the hydrology of the UK, including... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 89.00
Um Fließgewässer den Nutzungsansprüchen des Menschen anzupassen, sind unzählige Baumaßnahmen erforderlich. Um die Auswirkungen wasserbaulicher Aktivitäten auf die in Fließgewässern lebenden Tiere zu untersuchen, wurde die Ethohydraulik entwickelt. Sie beruht auf der Ethologie (Erforschung des Verhaltens von Tieren) und der Hydraulik (Lehre von den... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 99.00
Environmental isotope and nuclear techniques provide unmatched insights into the processes governing the water cycle and its variability under past and present climates. This monograph is recommended to advanced students and specialists and presents historical perspective, state of the art applications and new developments of isotopes in hydrology,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00
The tropical estuarine systems of Mexico and Central America are an important part of the region´s coastlines; for example Mexico alone possesses more than 770 thousand hectares of mangroves, as well as the largest estuarine mangrove complex on the American Pacific (Marismas Nacionales), yet is one of the poorest studied areas in the world. This is... more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00
Highlighting its definitions and causes, this review synthesizes the most recent scientific results in relation to specific eutrophication issues. Other topics discussed include nutrient loads, cycling and limitation, reference conditions and trend reversal. more...
- Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95
Research on reservoir sedimentation in recent years has been aimed mainly at water resources projects in developing countries. These countries, especially in Africa, often have to cope with long droughts, flash floods and severe erosion problems. Large reservoir capacities are required to capture water provided by flash floods so as to ensure the... more...
- Springer Japan 2009; US$ 269.00
Studies on organotin compounds have recently evolved, with many new findings reported. These and other findings are described and concisely summarized in this book, providing a useful reference in countries where alternative biocides are being considered. more...