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The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition

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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...

Integrating Scale in Remote Sensing and GIS

Dale A. Quattrochi, Elizabeth Wentz, Nina Siu-Ngan Lam, Charles W. Emerson
January 19, 2017

This book is the most comprehensive documentation of the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place in integrating scale in remote sensing and GIS. It presents new developments in the overall concept of scale within the purview of the "science of scale" for multispatial,...

The Fungal Community: Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition

John Dighton, James F. White
January 19, 2017

"…a number of chapters provide excellent summaries of the modern methods available for studying fungal ecology, along with those more traditional methods that are still extremely valuable…overall it is a hugely valuable compendium of fungal ecology research. It is a must for the library shelf." -...

Handbook of Australasian Biogeography

Malte C. Ebach
January 18, 2017

The Handbook of Australasian Biogeography is the most comprehensive overview of the biogeography of Australasian plants, fungi and animal taxa in a single volume. This volume is unique in its coverage of marine, freshwater, terrestrial, and subterranean taxa. It is an essential publication for...

Animal Movement: Statistical Models for Telemetry Data

Mevin B. Hooten, Devin S. Johnson, Brett T. McClintock, Juan M. Morales
January 17, 2017

The study of animal movement has always been a key element in ecological science, because it is inherently linked to critical processes that scale from individuals to populations and communities to ecosystems. Rapid improvements in biotelemetry data collection and processing technology have given...

Climate Change and the Oceanic Carbon Cycle: Variables and Consequences

Isabel Ferrera
January 11, 2017

This valuable compendium provides an overview of the variables and consequences of oceanic carbon cycling in the context of climate change. The chapters highlight the importance of marine plankton in carbon processing as well as the effects of rising CO2 and temperature in their functioning....

Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability

Gloria I. Guzman Casado, Manuel Gonzalez de Molina
December 28, 2016

Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective and goes beyond the conventional analysis of the efficient use of energy. The book...

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...

Petrology of Polygenic Mafic-Ultramafic Massifs of the East Sakhalin Ophiolite Association

Felix P. Lesnov
December 22, 2016

The monograph is concerned with results of studies of petrology of mafic-ultramafic massifs as part of the East Sakhalin ophiolite association. It generalizes and interprets a large body of data (mainly original data) on geology, petrography, petrochemistry, and geochemistry of rocks; mineralogy...

Geoinformatics for Marine and Coastal Management

Darius Bartlett, Louis Celliers
December 20, 2016

Geoinformatics for Marine and Coastal Management provides a timely and valuable assessment of the current state of the art geoinformatics tools and methods for the management of marine systems. This book focuses on the cutting-edge coverage of a wide spectrum of activities and topics such as...

Managing Boreal Forests in the Context of Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Climate Change Mitigation

Seppo Kellomaki
December 20, 2016

In many places in the world, forests dominate landscapes and provide various products. Future climate change could profoundly alter the productivity of forest ecosystems and species composition. Until now, climate impact research has primarily focused on the likely impacts of rise in temperature,...

Urban Land Use: Community-Based Planning

Kimberly Etingoff
December 20, 2016

This compendium volume, Urban Land Use: Community-Based Planning, covers a range of land use planning and community engagement issues. Part I explores the connections between land use decisions and consequences for urban residents, particularly in the areas of health and health equity. The chapters...

The Science of Ethanol

Walter E. Goldstein
December 15, 2016

This book covers all facets involving the production and use of ethanol. Topics include the optimization of raw materials, energy, capital, process model-based computer control, and human resources to produce ethanol. It compares and contrasts processes to prepare ethanol using biotechnology...

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