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Ecological Causal Assessment

Ecological Causal Assessment

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

October 29, 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...

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...

Hazards Analysis: Reducing the Impact of Disasters, Second Edition

Hazards Analysis: Reducing the Impact of Disasters, Second Edition

John C. Pine

September 10, 2014

The impacts of natural and man-made disasters have increased exponentially over the past few decades. Moreover, with our global interconnectedness and the growing scale of disasters, today's catastrophic disasters can have regional, national, and even global economic consequences.Following in the...

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management

Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

August 08, 2014

This is the first volume of the five-volume book series “Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management”, dealing with the following topics:• types and management of environmental deterioration, particularly pollution;• environmental toxicology as a versatile tool in monitoring and risk...

Delivering Integrated Flood Risk Management: Governance for Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation - UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Delivering Integrated Flood Risk Management: Governance for Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation - UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Sebastiaan van Herk

May 14, 2014

The frequency and consequences of extreme flood events have increased rapidly worldwide in recent decades and climate change and economic growth are likely to exacerbate this trend. Flood protection measures alone cannot accommodate the future frequencies and impacts of flooding. Integrated flood...

Delivering Change: Towards Fit-for-Purpose Governance of Adaptation to Flooding and Drought, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Delivering Change: Towards Fit-for-Purpose Governance of Adaptation to Flooding and Drought, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Jeroen Rijke

May 14, 2014

This book addresses pressing challenges of policy makers, planners and project managers in the water sector to successfully implement adaptation action. Taking into account both strategic planning and implementation of adaptation projects, it provides principles and attributes that contribute to...

Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment

Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment

Colin Walker

May 07, 2014

Chemical Warfare in Nature Pesticides and other industrial chemicals are at the root of many pollution problems. In view of the toxic effects of industrial chemicals found in the water, soil, and air, Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment considers the impact of chemicals...

Physical Security and Environmental Protection

Physical Security and Environmental Protection

John Perdikaris

April 22, 2014

Manage a Hazard or Threat Effectively and Prevent It from Becoming a Disaster When disaster strikes, it can present challenges to those caught off guard, leaving them to cope with the fallout. Adopting a risk management approach to addressing threats, vulnerability, and risk assessments is...

Environmental Impact Analysis: Process and Methods

Environmental Impact Analysis: Process and Methods

James T. Maughan

December 20, 2013

There are thousands of environmental analyses prepared each year to meet the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and similar programs. Written by an expert with 35 years of experience in environmental consulting, research, and education, Environmental Impact Analysis:...

The EIS Book: Managing and Preparing Environmental Impact Statements

The EIS Book: Managing and Preparing Environmental Impact Statements

Charles H. Eccleston

December 13, 2013

Poor Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) practice leads to poorly planned projects, and ultimately poor environmental protection. Written by recognized NEPA authority Charles H. Eccleston, The EIS Book: Managing and Preparing Environmental Impact Statements supplies focused direction on preparing...

The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup, Third Edition

The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup, Third Edition

Merv Fingas

December 05, 2012

Reflecting the rapid progress in cleanup technology since the previous edition, this revised and expanded third edition of The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup covers current cleanup techniques, how oil spills are measured and detected, and the properties of the oil and its long-term fate in the...

Ecological Biomarkers: Indicators of Ecotoxicological Effects

Ecological Biomarkers: Indicators of Ecotoxicological Effects

Claude Amiard-Triquet, Jean-Claude Amiard, Philip S. Rainbow

November 26, 2012

Does a change, which affects a few biological macro-molecules, some cells, or a few individuals within a population, have any ecological significance that would allow the prediction of deleterious effects at higher levels of biological organization, namely the population, community, and ultimately...