Resource Management & Sustainability

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Published:
August 22, 2014
Author(s):
William L. Weber
Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after 
Published:
August 19, 2014
Editor(s):
Kimberly Etingoff
Agriculture is one of the prime users of water, particularly in arid places with already-limited water resources, and its effects are diverse and far reaching. Providing a nuanced study of agricultural resource management, this informative book takes a four-pronged approach, covering research on: 
Published:
July 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Yeqiao Wang
The volumes of this encyclopedia will provide a suite of the most current state-of-the-art, comprehensive, and authoritative references that cover a broader spectrum of topics under the general subject areas of land, air and water. Its comprehensive assessment of the complexity of natural resources 
Published:
July 23, 2014
Author(s):
Yeqiao Wang
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 
Published:
July 23, 2014
Editor(s):
André Musy, Benoit Hingray, Cécile Picouet
This book presents the main hydrological methods and techniques used in the design and operation of hydraulic projects and the management of water resources and associated natural risks. It covers the key topics of water resources engineering, from the estimation of runoff volumes and unit 
Published:
July 17, 2014
Editor(s):
Stephen A. Bortone, Ph.D.
Interrelationships Between Corals and Fisheries is derived from a workshop held by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council in Tampa, Florida in May 2013, where world authorities came together to discuss the current problems in managing tropical fisheries and offered suggestions for future 
Published:
July 10, 2014
Editor(s):
Victor Roy Squires, Hugh Martin Milner, Katherine Anne Daniell
Worldwide development of agriculture and industry creates burgeoning demands on natural resources. Management of the rivers and the surrounding landscape is one of the important tasks for today and for the foreseeable future. Lessons learned from centuries of management (and mismanagement) have 
Published:
July 08, 2014
Editor(s):
Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka
While strides are being made in the research and development of environmentally acceptable and more sustainable alternative fuels—including efforts to reduce emissions of air pollutants associated with combustion processes from electric power generation and vehicular transportation—fossil fuel 
Published:
May 22, 2014
Editor(s):
Sangam Shrestha, Mukand S. Babel, Vishnu Prasad Pandey
  Covering all of the various aspects of water and climate change, Climate Change and Water Resources presents the principles of climate change science and its effects on earth’s water supply. Utilizing the knowledge and expertise from well-known experts in the field, the text provides a 
Published:
April 21, 2014
Editor(s):
G. Jock Churchman, Edward R. Landa
The largest part of the world’s food comes from its soils, either directly from plants, or via animals fed on pastures and crops. Thus, it is necessary to maintain, and if possible, improve the quality—and hence good health—of soils, while enabling them to support the growing world population. The 

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