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  • Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin Americaby Asit K. Biswas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Definitive analyses of transboundary water management in Latin America are conspicuous by their absence. The situation is a little better for rivers compared to groundwater resources. Transboundary water management in Latin America has been evolving in a somewhat different manner compared to other continents. The book includes eight authoritative... more...

  • The EcoEdgeby Esther Charlesworth; Rob Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material from a range of internationally renowned authors. Each practical case study has addressed issues and then offered solutions to implement... more...

  • Spatial Agency: Other Ways of Doing Architectureby Nishat Awan; Tatjana Schneider; Jeremy Till

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book offers the first comprehensive overview of alternative approaches to architectural practice. At a time when many commentators are noting that alternative and richer approaches to architectural practice are required if the profession is to flourish, this book provides multiple examples from across the globe of how this has been achieved... more...

  • Complex Oceanographic Research on the Black Seaby Eremeev

    CRC Press 1992; US$ 132.95

    This book contains articles by oceanographic researchers from the (former) USSR and presents new data on various aspects of the Black Sea. The topics include Black Sea thermohaline, hydrochemical and optical structures, the dynamics of the Main Black Sea current and deep layers, wave phenomena in shelf areas and modelling of complex marine systems.... more...

  • The Selective Environmentby Dean Hawkes; with Jane McDonald; Koen Steemers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.95

    The complex art of architecture embraces all of the concerns of the world's cultures. It meets the fundamental needs for shelter from the elements, but, almost from its origins, has acquired other purposes and meanings. The Selective Environment is an approach to environmentally responsive architectural design that seeks to make connections between... more...

  • The Frackersby Gregory Zuckerman

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 15.98

    The Frackers by Gregory Zuckerman, bestselling author of The Greatest Trade Ever , tells the untold story of the tycoons behind the US fracking controversy. Things looked grim for American energy in 2006. Oil production was in steep decline and natural gas was hard to find. The Iraq War threatened the nation's already tenuous relations with the... more...

  • Ecology and Experienceby Richard J. Borden; Darron Collins

    North Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    A philosophical and narrative memoir, Ecology and Experience is a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden?s life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology?a story of life wrapped in a life story. Borden shows that attempts to bridge the mental and environmental arenas are uncertain,... more...

  • Air Pollution and Human Healthby Lester B. Lave; Eugene P. Seskin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Upon competition of a ten year research project which analyzes the effect of air pollution and death rates in US cities, Lester B. Lave and Eugene P. Seskin conclude that the mortality rate in the US could shrink by seven percent with a similar if not greater decline in disease incidence if industries followed EPA regulations in cutting back on certain... more...

  • Interbasin Transfers of Waterby Charles W. Howe; K. William Easter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Howe and Easter analyze existing evidence on direct and indirect benefits attributable to water, as well as the potential costs of interbasin transfers, and examine feasibility of alternatives. Originally published in 1971 more...

  • Enforcing Pollution Control Lawsby Clifford S. Russell; Winston Harrington; William J. Vaughn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Economic models are used to show the extent of the difficulties involved in monitoring and enforcing pollution control laws on a continual basis. The authors make several recommendations for policy change. They also show that high rates of compliance can be achieved within tight budget constraints.Originally published in 1986 more...