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Innovative Wind Turbines: An Illustrated Guidebook

1st Edition

Vaughn Nelson
November 28, 2019

Innovative Wind Turbines is a tribute to the inventors, entrepreneurs, researchers, and companies that through their efforts have envisioned, designed, and constructed models and prototypes for wind energy devices. There are numerous concepts and ideas on ways to convert wind energy into usable...

Sustainability and the Rights of Nature in Practice

1st Edition

Cameron La Follette, Chris Maser
October 24, 2019

Sustainability and the Rights of Nature in Practice is the much-needed complementary volume to Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction (CRC Press, May 2017). The first book laid out the international precursors for the Rights of Nature doctrine and described the changes required to...

Sustainable Energy and Environment: An Earth System Approach

1st Edition

Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Muhammad Nawaz
September 23, 2019

Here is a comprehensive introductory discussion of Earth, energy, and the environment in an integrated manner that will lead to an appreciation of our complex planet. The book looks at Earth from the perspective of a livable planet and elaborates on the surface and subsurface processes and the...

Confronting Global Climate Change: Experiments & Applications in the Tropics

1st Edition

Mark Harris
July 01, 2019

This book offers a solutions-based approach to climate change problems which potentially impinge on human beings within the tropics. It largely comprises research articles with supplementary applications and illustrations. The effects of atmospheric phenomena, energy acquisition, wind power, CO2...

Fuel Processing and Energy Utilization

1st Edition

Sonil Nanda, Prakash Kumar Sarangi, Dai-Viet N. Vo
March 01, 2019

This book provides different aspects on fuel processing and refinery for energy generation. Most updated research findings along with case studies, real scenario examples, and extensive analyses of original research work and literature reviews is included in this book....

Greening Affordable Housing: An Interactive Approach

1st Edition

Abdullateef Olanrewaju, Zalina Shari, Zhonghua Gou
February 01, 2019

Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles are still very...

Hydroinformatics: Data Integrative Approaches in Computation, Analysis, and Modeling

1st Edition

Praveen Kumar, Mike Folk, Momcilo Markus, Jay C. Alameda
January 07, 2019

Modern hydrology is more interdisciplinary than ever. Staggering amounts and varieties of information pour in from GIS and remote sensing systems every day, and this information must be collected, interpreted, and shared efficiently. Hydroinformatics: Data Integrative Approaches in Computation,...

Environmental Science: Society, Nature, and Technology

1st Edition

Takashiro Akitsu
December 13, 2018

This book presents the current aspects of environmental issues in view of chemical processes particularly with respect to two facets: social sciences along with chemistry and natural sciences. The former facet explores the environmental economics and policies along with chemical engineering or...

Constructing Metropolitan Space: Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises

1st Edition

Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye
November 09, 2018

There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a...

Desalination Project Cost Estimating and Management

1st Edition

Nikolay Voutchkov
November 06, 2018

Desalination Project Cost Estimating and Management examines the key issues associated with the estimation of costs for desalination plants. It covers all aspects of desalination project cost estimating and management: direct and indirect capital costs, fixed and variable operation and maintenance...

Iron Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Treatment

1st Edition

Marta I. Litter, Natalia Quici, Martin Meichtry
May 11, 2018

Nanotechnology has a great potential for providing efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally acceptable solutions to face the increasing requirements on quality and quantity of fresh water for industrial, agricultural, or human use. Iron nanomaterials, either zerovalent iron (nZVI) or iron...

Agricultural Drones: A Peaceful Pursuit

1st Edition

K. R. Krishna
March 28, 2018

Agricultural drones are expected to revolutionize the way we conduct agronomic procedures and maintain natural vegetation on earth. This book explores the increasing importance of the role of aerial robots in managing agricultural farms and natural resources. Agricultural Drones: A Peaceful Pursuit...

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