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The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition


Thomas E. Lodge
December 22, 2016

 "This fourth edition covers the key subjects of previous editions with major updates of the new science and understanding. If there ever was a necessary book for Everglades advocates, students, authors, members of government and their agencies, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosys...

Bioassays with Arthropods, Third Edition

Jacqueline L. Robertson, Moneen Marie Jones, Efren Olguin, Brad Alberts
June 23, 2017

Imagine a statistics book for bioassays written by a statistician. Next, imagine a statistics book for bioassays written for a layman. Bioassays with Arthropods, Third Edition offers the best of both worlds by translating the terse, precise language of the statistician into language used by the...

Sustainability: An Environmental Science Perspective

John C. Ayers
June 21, 2017

This book will present an earth science-based overview of the challenges to sustainability (climate change, energy, food, and water security, etc.) and offer potential solutions. It will show how to use footprint analysis to estimate the environmental impacts of human activities, which then allows...

Environmental and Human Health: Risk Management in Developing Countries

Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves, Mattheus F.A. Goosen, Evens Emmanuel
June 21, 2017

Many countries experience lack of harmony among economic development, environmental management and human health. As a consequence, public health, the integrity of ecosystems, and the efforts to reach environmental sustainability, have been adversely affected. The complexity, frequency and magnitude...

Ecology and Management of Blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America

George M. Linz, Michael L. Avery, Richard A. Dolbeer
June 21, 2017

The various species of new world blackbirds, often intermingled in large foraging flocks and nighttime roosts, collectively number in the hundreds of millions and are a dominant component of the natural and agricultural avifauna in North America today. Because of their abundance, conspicuous...

Elements of Industrial Hazards: Health, Safety, Environment and Loss Prevention

Ratan Raj Tatiya
June 21, 2017

An introductory course on Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) as applicable to all manufacturing and exploration engineering industries. Its first part deals with fundamentals, ecology and environmental engineering and covers air and water pollution sources, magnitude, measuring techniques...

The Global Arsenic Problem: Challenges for Safe Water Production

Nalan Kabay, Jochen Bundschuh, Bruce Hendry, Marek Bryjak, Kazuharu Yoshizuka, Prosun Bhattacharya, Suer Anac
June 21, 2017

A prevalent and increasingly important issue, arsenic removal continues to be one of the most important areas of water treatment. Conventional treatment plants may employ several methods for removing arsenic from water. Commonly used processes include oxidation, sedimentation, coagulation and...

Surveying Instruments and Technology

Leonid Nadolinets, Eugene Levin, Daulet Akhmedov
June 16, 2017

With the advent of GPS/GNSS satellite navigation systems and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) surveying profession is nowadays facing its transformative stage. Written by a team of surveying experts, Surveyor’s Instruments and Technology gives surveying students and practitioners profound...

Computer Modeling Applications for Environmental Engineers, Second Edition

Isam Mohammed Abdel-Magid Ahmed, Mohammed Isam Mohammed Abdel-Magid, Mohammed Isam Mohammed Abdel-Magid
June 15, 2017

Computer Modeling Applications for Environmental Engineers in its second edition incorporates changes and introduces new concepts using Visual Basic.NET, a programming language chosen for its ease of comprehensive usage. This book offers a complete understanding of the basic principles of...

Basic GIS Coordinates, Third Edition

Jan Van Sickle
June 14, 2017

Coordinates are integral building tools for GIS, cartography, surveying and are vital to the many applications we use today such as smart phones, car navigation systems and driverless cars. Basic GIS Coordinates, Third Edition grants readers with a solid understanding of coordinates and coordinate...

Advances in Web-based GIS, Mapping Services and Applications

Songnian Li, Suzana Dragicevic, Bert Veenendaal
June 07, 2017

Advances in Web-based GIS, Mapping Services and Applications is published as part of ISPRS WG IV/5 effort, and aims at presenting (1) Recent technological advancements, e.g., new developments under Web 2.0, map mashups, neogeography and the like; (2) Balanced theoretical discussions and technical...

Occupational Safety and Health: Fundamental Principles and Philosophies

Charles D. Reese
June 05, 2017

Most occupational safety and health books explain how to apply concepts, principles, elements, tools of prevention and develop interventions, and initiatives to mitigate occupational injuries, illnesses and deaths. This is not a how-to book. It is a book that addresses the philosophical basis for...

Green Pesticides Handbook: Essential Oils for Pest Control

Leo M.L. Nollet, Hamir Singh Rathore
June 01, 2017

Green pesticides, also called ecological pesticides, are pesticides derived from organic sources which are considered environmentally friendly and are causing less harm to human and animal health and to habitats and the ecosystem. Essential oils based insecticides started have amazing features....