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  • The Littoral Zoneby C.A. Cranston; Robert Zeller

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 89.60

    In this, the first collection of ecocritical essays devoted to Australian contexts and their writers, Australian and US scholars explore the transliteration of land and sea through the works of Australian authors and through their own experiences. The littoral zone is the starting point in this fresh approach to reading literature organised around... more...

  • Advances in Fluid Mechanics VIIIby M Rahman; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 462.00

    This book discusses the basic formulations of fluid mechanics and their computer modelling, as well as the relationship between experimental and analytical results. Containing papers from the Eighth International Conference on Advances in Fluid Mechanics, the book will be a seminal text to scientists, engineers and other professionals interested in... more...

  • Environmental Economics and Investment Assessment IIby K. Aravossis; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 218.00

    This book contains the edited versions of papers presented at the Third International Conference on Environmental Economics and Investment Assessment, held in Cyprus, in 2010. The conference was organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology in collaboration with the National Technical University of Athens. The current emphasis on sustainable development... more...

  • Island Sustainabilityby S. Favro; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 232.00

    Current global socio-economic trends call attention to the endangered conditions of relatively confined environments all over the world.  Many of these regions face problems of depopulation and lack of adequate infrastructures. The problems are aggravated for the case of islands, which have limited resources and few possibilities of developing... more...

  • Disaster Management and Human Health Riskby K. Duncan; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 364.00

    Recently, there has been a disturbing increase in the number of natural disasters affecting millions of people, destroying property and resulting in loss of human life. These events include major flooding, hurricanes, earthquakes and many others. Today the world faces unparalleled threats from human-made disasters that can be attributed to failure... more...

  • Environmental Toxicology IIIby C.A. Brebbia; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 158.00

    Environmental toxicology is an interdisciplinary science, which integrates biology, microbiology, chemistry, engineering, environmental sciences, ecology and other sciences. Assessment of the environmental effects of chemicals is complicated as it depends on the organisms tested and involves not only the toxicity of individual chemicals, but also their... more...

  • Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Forest Fires IIby G. Perona; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 232.00

    As in the past, future forest fire scenarios are impacted by climatic trends and changes in climatic extremes, as well as by anthropic pressure. It is to be expected that future trends, especially in the Mediterranean regions, will certainly lead to an increasing impact of human pressure on the natural environment, due to increases in tourism and to... more...

  • Boundary Elements and Other Mesh Reduction Methods XXXIIIby C.A. Brebbia; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 316.00

    The Wessex Institute of Technology has been convening conferences on the Boundary Element Method since 1978. The now-annual conference series is recognised internationally as the premiere forum for sharing the latest advances on the boundary element method and other meshless techniques and their applications, which continue to evolve and grow in importance.The... more...

  • Computational Methods in Multiphase Flow VIby A.A Mammoli; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 298.00

    Multiphase flows, which can involve compressible or incompressible linear or nonlinear fluids, are found in all areas of technology, at all length scales and flow regimes. In spite of their ubiquitousness, however multiphase flows continue to be one of the most challenging areas of computational mechanics and experimental methods, with numerous problems... more...

  • Food and Environmentby V. Popov; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 220.00

    The many advances in food production over the past century have made it possible to feed the whole of humanity. But food production and processing can have detrimental effects on the environment. Major challenges remain with industrial-scale farming. Higher productivity and larger volumes should not come at the expense of product quality or animal... more...