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  • Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management in Mediterranean Countriesby Ioannis M. Dokas; Narjès Bellamine-Ben Saoud; Julie Dugdale; Paloma Díaz

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.78

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management in Mediterranean Countries, ISCRAM-med 2017, held in Xanthi, Greece, in October 2017. ISCRAM-med conferences aim to enhance the collaboration and solidarity between Mediterranean countries in issues related... more...

  • Citizen Scienceby Caren Cooper

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2017; US$ 12.49

    Do you think you need a degree in science to contribute to important scientific discoveries? Think again. All around the world, from Britain to Australia, in fields ranging from astronomy to zoology, millions of ordinary people take part in the scientific process. Working in conjunction with scientists in pursuit of information, innovation and discovery,... more...

  • How Evolution Explains Everything About Lifeby New Scientist

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 15.99

    How did we get here? All cultures have a creation story, but a little over 150 years ago Charles Darwin introduced a revolutionary new one. We, and all living things, exist because of the action of evolution on the first simple life form and its descendants. We now know that it has taken 3.8 billions of years of work by the forces of evolution to... more...

  • Tamedby Alice Roberts

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19

    **‘A masterpiece of evocative scientific storytelling.’ BRIAN COX** The extraordinary story of the species that became our allies. For hundreds of thousands of years, our ancestors depended on wild plants and animals for survival. They were hunter-gatherers, consummate foraging experts, taking the world as they found it. Then a revolution occurred... more...

  • On Sympathetic Groundsby Naomi Greyser

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 64.99

    On Sympathetic Grounds lays out sympathy's vital place in shaping North America. Naomi Greyser intersperses theoretical reflection on the affective production of space with analysis of vales of tears, heart-rending oratory, and emplotment of narrative and land in work by Sojourner Truth, Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins, Nathaniel Hawthorne and others. more...

  • Soil Pollutionby Armando C. Duarte; Anabela Cachada; Teresa A. P. Rocha-Santos

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    Soil Pollution: From Monitoring to Remediation provides comprehensive information on soil pollution, including causes, distribution, transport, the transformation and fate of pollutants in soil, and metabolite accumulation. The book covers organic, inorganic and nanoparticle pollutants and methodologies for their monitoring. Features a critical... more...

  • Sustainable Heavy Metal Remediationby Eldon R. Rene; Erkan Sahinkaya; Alison Lewis; Piet N.L. Lens

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 153.54

    This book presents an assortment of case-studies pertaining to the use of sustainable technologies for heavy metal removal and recovery from mining and metallurgical wastes, construction and demolition wastes, spent catalysts and electronic wastes.  Wastewaters from diverse industrial and mining activities have caused pollution problems, but... more...

  • Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asiaby Rajib Shaw; Koichi Shiwaku; Takako Izumi

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 99.95

    Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia: Potentials and Challenges provides both a local and global perspective on how to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Topics demonstrate the advancement of scientific research as it applies to early warning systems, including identifying risk and the strengthening... more...

  • Arctic Summer College Yearbookby Brendan O'Donnell; Max Gruenig; Arne Riedel

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 153.54

    This book highlights both the diversity of perspectives and approaches to Arctic research and the inherent interdisciplinary nature of studying and understanding this incomparable region. The chapters are divided into four liberally-defined sections to provide space for dynamic interpretation and dialogue in search of sustainable solutions to the... more...

  • Advances in Nonlinear Geosciencesby Anastasios A. Tsonis

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 200.79

    Advances in Nonlinear Geosciences is a set of contributions from the participants of “30 Years of Nonlinear Dynamics” held July 3-8, 2016 in Rhodes, Greece as part of the Aegean Conferences, as well as from several other experts in the field who could not attend the meeting. The volume brings together up-to-date research from the atmospheric sciences,... more...