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  • Modeling Methods and Practices in Soil and Water Engineeringby Balram Panigrahi; Megh R. Goyal

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    This book discusses the development of useful models and their applications in soil and water engineering. It covers various modeling methods, including groundwater recharge estimation, rainfall-runoff modeling using artificial neural networks, development and application of a water balance model and a HYDRUS-2D model for cropped fields, a multi-model... more...

  • The Cultures of Marketsby Janelle Knox Hayes

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99

    Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Countries around the globe are developing emissions markets as a response to it. This book examines the cultures of these markets, arguing policy makers must include more flexibility in climate policy to allow emissions markets to be translated and transferred across regions more...

  • Soil and Water Engineeringby Balram Panigrahi; Megh R. Goyal

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 189.95

    Modeling aspects have added a new dimension in research innovations in all branches of engineering. In the field of soil and water engineering, they are increasingly used for planning, development, and management of land and water resources, including analysis of quantity and quality parameters of surface and ground water, flood forecasting and control... more...

  • Auswirkungen von Mikroplastik auf die Grünlippmuschel Perna viridisby Sinja Rist

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    SinjaRist untersucht die Auswirkungen von Mikroplastik, das in marinen Sedimentenweltweit verbreitet ist, auf die Grünlippmuschel Perna viridis. Sie zeigt, dassnach einer 6-wöchigen Exposition im Labor mit steigender Partikelzahl starkeEinschränkungen physiologischer Funktionen wie Filtration, Atmung, Bewegung undByssusproduktion sowie eine erhöhte... more...

  • Environmental Planning for Oceans and Coastsby Michelle Eva Portman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book informsenvironmental planning professionals, students and those interested in oceansand coasts from an environmental perspective about what is needed for planningand management of these unique environments. It is comprised of twelve chaptersorganized in three parts. Part I highlights the basics tenets of environmentalplanning for oceans and... more...

  • Soil Erosion and Sediment Flux in Northern Jordanby Sabine Kraushaar

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book combines new quantitative erosion measurement methods with a geochemical fingerprint and a model-based approach to measure erosion and sediment flux in the Wadi Al-Arab, a Mediterranean to semi-arid catchment in northwest Jordan. The outcomes reveal the local importance of soil erosion and sediment yield in connection with sedimentation... more...

  • The Running Hareby John Lewis-Stempel

    Transworld 2016; US$ 21.14

    The Sunday Times Bestseller. Winner of the Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015. BBC Radio 4's 'Book of the Week' Traditional ploughland is disappearing. Seven cornfield flowers have become extinct in the last twenty years. Once abundant, the corn bunting and the lapwing are on the Red List. The corncrake is all but extinct in England. And the hare is... more...

  • Sustainable Water Management in Urban Environmentsby Tamim Younos; Tammy E. Parece

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 309.00

    Thisvolume focuses on practical aspects of sustainable water management in urbanareas and presents a discussion of key concepts, methodologies, and casestudies of innovative and evolving technologies. Topics include: (1) challengesin urban water resiliency; (2) water and energy nexus; (3) integrated urbanwater management; and (4) water reuse options... more...

  • Ditch in Timeby Patricia Nelson Limerick; Jason L. Hanson

    Fulcrum Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99

    Tracing the origins and growth of the Denver Water Department, this study of water and its unique role and history in the West, as well as in the nation, raises questions about the complex relationship among cities, suburbs, and rural areas, allowing us to consider this precious resource and its past, present, and future with both optimism and realism. more...

  • Joint RES and Distribution Network Expansion Planning under a Demand Response Frameworkby Javier Contreras; Miguel Asensio; Pilar Meneses de Quevedo; Gregorio Muñoz-Delgado; Sergio Montoya-Bueno

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 79.95

    Joint RES and Distribution Network Expansion Planning under a Demand Response Framework explains the implementation of algorithms needed for joint expansion planning of distributed generation and the distribution network models. It discusses how to expand the generation and distribution network adding renewable generation, demand response, storage... more...