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Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land - Volume I

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land - Volume I

Yeqiao Wang

July 23, 2014

With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Water and Air - Vol II

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Water and Air - Vol II

Yeqiao Wang

July 23, 2014

With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Two-Volume Set (Print)

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Two-Volume Set (Print)

Yeqiao Wang

July 23, 2014

With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

Space-time Variation of Hydrological Processes and Water Resources in Rwanda: Focus on the Migina Catchment

Space-time Variation of Hydrological Processes and Water Resources in Rwanda: Focus on the Migina Catchment

Omar Munyaneza

June 07, 2014

Presenting the hydrological research carried out in the Migina catchment (260 km2), Southern Rwanda with the objective to explore the hydrological trends and climate linkages for catchments in Rwanda (26,338 km2), and to contribute to the understanding of dominant hydrological process interactions....

Power Generation and the Environment

Power Generation and the Environment

Anco S. Blazev

April 07, 2014

Natural and man-made changes in the environment create a very complex picture. This book analyzes this picture and provides snapshots of different areas of interest and makes suggestions for future work on cleaning and stabilizing the Earth’s environment. Starting with conventional energy...

Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation

Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation

Joao Neiva de Figueiredo, Mauro F. Guillén

February 05, 2014

Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the...

Modelling the Future Water Infrastructure of Cities

Modelling the Future Water Infrastructure of Cities

Arlex Sanchez Torres

February 05, 2014

Many cities around the world are facing considerable pressure to cope with urban development, sustaining economic growth and providing basic living conditions. Urban infrastructure is aging and uncontrolled urbanization leads to considerable pressure on economic resources. Hence there is a need for...

Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development

Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development

Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao, Ran Chen

December 17, 2013

Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development brings together 242 peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2013 International Conference on Frontiers of Energy and Environment Engineering, held in Xiamen, China, November 28-29, 2013. The main objective of this proceedings set is to take the...

Handbook of Mathematics and Statistics for the Environment

Handbook of Mathematics and Statistics for the Environment

Frank R. Spellman, Nancy E. Whiting

November 12, 2013

A thorough revision of the previous "Environmental Engineer’s Mathematics Handbook," this book offers readers an unusual approach to presenting environmental math concepts, emphasizing the relationship between the principles in natural processes and environmental processes. It integrates the...

Speciation Studies in Soil, Sediment and Environmental Samples

Speciation Studies in Soil, Sediment and Environmental Samples

Sezgin Bakirdere

September 26, 2013

Recent developments clearly indicate that speciation studies in biological and environmental matrices are much more important than the total element determination due to the tremendous difference in bioavailability and toxicity of various chemical forms of a particular element. Different...

Sustainable Energy Policies for Europe: Towards 100% Renewable Energy

Sustainable Energy Policies for Europe: Towards 100% Renewable Energy

Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes

September 25, 2013

The discussion about energy perspectives beyond 2020, up to 2030 and eventually 2050 has started. There seems to be a verbal consensus on the necessity of ambitious climate change mitigation policies, without a convincing perspective of the necessary policy decisions to be reached in due time....

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