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Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition

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Al Iannuzzi
August 17, 2017

Written by a renowned sustainability expert, Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition makes the case for why the people and the planet need products to be made in a different, more sustainable way. The growth of the global middle class, with an additional 3 bi...

Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management

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Jingxin Wang
September 1, 2017

Due to the complexity of operational forestry problems, computing applications are becoming pervasive in all aspects of forest and natural resource management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to computers and their applications in forest and natural resource management and is designe...

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Fundamentals and Practices

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Ruiliang Pu
August 21, 2017

Advanced imaging spectral technology and hyperspectral analysis techniques for multiple applications are the key features of the book. This book will present in one volume complete solutions from concepts, fundamentals, and methods of acquisition of hyperspectral data to analyses and applications of...

Micropollutants in Large Lakes: From Potential Pollution Sources to Risk Assessments

Nathalie Chevre
June 18, 2018

Scientists, regulators, and the general public are now more and more aware of the chemicals present in surface waters worldwide. Agrochemicals, such as herbicides or insecticides, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics can be detected at low to medium concentrations in seas, groundwaters and rivers. Among...

Artificial or Constructed Wetlands: A Suitable Technology for Sustainable Water Management

María del Carmen Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazúa, Amado Enrique Navarro-Frómeta, Josep M. Bayona
June 15, 2018

Artificial or constructed wetlands are an emerging technology particularly for tropical areas with water scarcity. For big cities, the sustainable management of water resources taking into account proper use is always challenging. The book presents case studies illustrating the above. As plants and...

Environmental Arsenic in a Changing World: Proceedings of the 7th International Congress and Exhibition on Arsenic in the Environment (AS 2018), July 1-6, 2018, Beijing, P.R. China

Yongguan Zhu, Huaming Guo, Prosun Bhattacharya, Arslan Ahmad, Jochen Bundschuh, Ravi Naidu
June 15, 2018

The Congress "Arsenic in the Environment" offers an international, multi- and interdisciplinary discussion platform for research and innovation aimed towards a holistic solution to the problem posed by the environmental toxin arsenic, with considerable societal impact. The congress has focused on...

Ecological Strategies of Aquatic Insects

Charles W. Heckman
June 11, 2018

This book recounts the habits of many interesting and unusual exceptions to the rule that insects are typically terrestrial forms of life. It examines the different ways that groups of species have developed modes of existence in or on the surface of water, and gives reasons why the gross...

Air Pollution and Freshwater Ecosystems: Sampling, Analysis, and Quality Assurance

Timothy J Sullivan, Alan T. Herlihy, James R. Webb
June 08, 2018

A practical book for professionals who rely on water quality data for decision making, this book is based on three decades experience of three highly published water and watershed resource professionals. It focuses on the analysis of air pollution sensitive waters and the consequent effects...

Safety Law: Legal Aspects in Occupational Safety and Health

Thomas D. Schneid
June 04, 2018

For new and entry level safety professionals who don't have a clue regarding the legalities involved in the safety and health profession. This book is designed for those in the profession with limited knowledge of legal aspects impacting the function of their jobs.The book starts off with a review...

Atmospheric Aerosols: Characteristics and Radiative Effects

S Ramachandran
June 01, 2018

This book includes basic knowledge and understanding on the characteristics of aerosols over the continent and oceanic regions, their composition, residence times, sinks and size distributions, and their effects in the radiative transfer and climate of Earth....

Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena

Michael J. Hambrey, Jürg C. Alean
June 01, 2018

Considering that glaciers and ice sheets cover about 10% of the Earth’s land surface in a world where human civilization is increasingly impacted by the effects of changing glacial activity, Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena presents itself as an indispensable guide for students, professionals, and...

West Southwest: Vertebrate Life in the Southern California Environs

Gregory K. Pregill
June 01, 2018

West Southwest: Vertebrate Life in Southern California celebrates an amazingly diverse fauna with description, evolutionary background, geographic insight, and ecological detail. Southern California is a vast region of very different habitats – all with an abundance of unique species of plants and...

Ecotoxicology: Perspectives on Key Issues

Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis, Thiago Estevam Parente
May 18, 2018

This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view...

Remote Sensing and Cognition: Human Factors in Image Interpretation

Raechel A. White, Arzu Coltekin, Robert R. Hoffman
May 08, 2018

Human factors play a critical role in the design and interpretation of remotely sensed imagery for all Earth sciences. This book will bring together current topics widely recognized and addressed regarding human cognition in geographic imagery, especially remote sensing imagery with complex data....

Geospatial Applications for Natural Resources Management

Chander Kumar Singh
May 07, 2018

This book will present new research regarding the interdisciplinary applications of spatial information sciences for identification, assessment, monitoring, and modeling issues related to natural resources and environmental management. It will focus on the creation, collection, storage, processing,...

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