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Ecological Causal Assessment

Ecological Causal Assessment

Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II

October 30, 2014

Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the...

Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

October 29, 2014

Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and...

Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America

Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America

J. Brian Alford, Mark S. Peterson, Christopher C. Green

October 29, 2014

At an increasingly global scale, aquatic scientists are heavily entrenched in understanding the fate of marine ecosystems in the face of human-altered environments. Oil spill disasters, especially large-scale ones like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy, have left uncertain and indelible marks on...

Planetary Geodesy and Remote Sensing

Planetary Geodesy and Remote Sensing

Shuanggen Jin

October 22, 2014

Although lunar exploration began in the 1960s, the moon and other planets have many long-standing, unanswered questions about planetary environments, origin, formation and evolution, magnetization of crustal rocks, internal structure, and possible life. However, with the recent development of...

Introduction to Ecological Sampling

Introduction to Ecological Sampling

Bryan F.J. Manly, Jorge A. Navarro Alberto

October 20, 2014

An Easy-to-Understand Treatment of Ecological Sampling Methods and Data Analysis Including only the necessary mathematical derivations, Introduction to Ecological Sampling shows how to use sampling procedures for ecological and environmental studies. It incorporates both traditional sampling...

Process Modelling and Simulation in Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Process Modelling and Simulation in Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Ashok Kumar Verma

October 17, 2014

The use of simulation plays a vital part in developing an integrated approach to process design. By helping save time and money before the actual trial of a concept, this practice can assist with troubleshooting, design, control, revamping, and more. Process Modelling and Simulation in Chemical,...

Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective

Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective

Chris Maser

October 14, 2014

Written by Chris Maser, one of the architects of the sustainability movement, Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective explores a critical number of the myriad aspects that comprise the great, reciprocal feedback loops between the mountain peaks, the deep sea, and everywhere in...

Reversibility of Chronic Disease and Hypersensitivity, Volume 3: Clinical Environmental Manifestations of the Neurocardiovascular Systems

Reversibility of Chronic Disease and Hypersensitivity, Volume 3: Clinical Environmental Manifestations of the Neurocardiovascular Systems

William J. Rea, Kalpana Patel

September 26, 2014

Encyclopedic in scope, Reversibility of Chronic Degenerative Disease and Hypersensitivity, Volume 3: Environmental Manifestations of the Neurocardiovascular Systems draws deeply from clinical histories of thousands of patients. It focuses on clinical syndromes within the musculoskeletal,...

Marine Algae: Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Environmental Assessment, and Biotechnology

Marine Algae: Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Environmental Assessment, and Biotechnology

Leonel Pereira, Joao Magalhaes Neto

September 26, 2014

This book is divided into three thematic areas. The first covers a revision of the taxonomy of algae, based on the algae portal, as well as the general aspects of biology and the methodologies used in this branch of marine biology. The second subject area focuses on the use of algae in...

Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Edition

Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Edition

Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue

September 25, 2014

In the seven years since the publication of the first edition of Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, the combination of population growth and increased exploitation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources has added increased stresses on the quality and health of the...

Manual of Environmental Management

Manual of Environmental Management

Adrian Belcham

September 24, 2014

Manual of Environmental Management is a practical guide for those involved in the control and reduction of environmental impacts in organisations. This comprehensive and practical guide takes you through the main environmental challenges organisations face and the improvement strategies used...