Environmental Science

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Shark Research: Emerging Technologies and Applications for the Field and Laboratory

1st Edition

Jeffrey C Carrier, Michael R. Heithaus, Colin A. Simpfendorfer
March 05, 2020

Over the last decade, the study of shark biology has benefited from the development, refinement, and rapid expansion of novel techniques and advances in technology. These have given new insight into the fields of shark genetics, feeding, foraging, bioenergetics, imaging, age and growth,...

Advanced Environmental Monitoring with Remote Sensing Time Series Data and R

1st Edition

Alexandra Gemitzi, Nikolaos Koutsias, Venkat Lakshmi
November 27, 2019

This book provides a step-by-step guide on how to use various publicly available remotely sensed time series data sources for environmental monitoring and assessment. Readers will learn how to extract valuable information on global changes from a 20-year collection of ready-to-use remotely sensed...

Watershed Hydrology, Management and Modeling

1st Edition

Abrar Yousuf, Manmohanjit Singh
November 11, 2019

The book provides a comprehensive insight into watersheds and modeling of the hydrological processes in the watersheds. It covers the concepts of watershed hydrology and watershed management in depth. The basic types, of soil erosion and its measurement and estimation of runoff and soil loss from...

Monetary Valuation of Environmental Impacts: Models and Data

1st Edition

Bengt Steen
November 11, 2019

The book is meant to improve our understanding of sustainable development of production and consumption. Monetary values of the impact of emission and resources are determined, and used in environmental management, with a focus on sustainability. Values related to cultural context are not possible...

Offshore Wind Turbines and Wave Energy Converters: Numerical and Physical Modelling

1st Edition

Constantine Michailides
November 01, 2019

The contents of the book will cover the required material for OWTs and WECs applications with focus to the needs of engineers and researchers in this field and how the aforementioned factors are appropriately addressed. Particular emphasis has been paid in the presentation of methods that should be...

Applying Ecosystem and Landscape Models in Natural Resource Management

1st Edition

Robert E. Keane
August 28, 2019

Managing today’s lands is becoming an increasingly difficult task. Complex ecological interactions across multiple spatiotemporal scales create diverse landscape responses to management actions that are often novel, counter-intuitive and unexpected. To make matters worse, exotic invasions, human...

Theory of Spatial Statistics: A Concise Introduction

1st Edition

M.N.M. van Lieshout
March 11, 2019

Theory of Spatial Statistics: A Concise Introduction presents the most  important models used in spatial statistics, including random fields and point processes, from a rigorous mathematical point of view and shows how to carry out statistical inference. It contains full proofs,...

Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure: Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment

1st Edition

Lulu Zhang, Jinhui Li, Xu Li, Jie Zhang, Hong Zhu
January 14, 2019

Rainfall-induced landslides are common around the world. With global climate change, their frequency is increasing and the consequences are becoming greater. Previous studies assess them mostly from the perspective of a single discipline—correlating landslides with rainstorms, geomorphology and...

Spatial Data Analysis in Ecology and Agriculture Using R

2nd Edition

Richard E. Plant
December 17, 2018

Key features: Unique in its combination of serving as an introduction to spatial statistics and to modeling agricultural and ecological data using R Provides exercises in each chapter to facilitate the book's use as a course textbook or for self-study Adds new material on generalized additive...

Handbook of Environmental Fluid Dynamics, Volume Two: Systems, Pollution, Modeling, and Measurements

1st Edition

Harindra Joseph Fernando
November 21, 2018

With major implications for applied physics, engineering, and the natural and social sciences, the rapidly growing area of environmental fluid dynamics focuses on the interactions of human activities, environment, and fluid motion. A landmark for the field, the two-volume Handbook of Environmental...

Agent-Based Modeling of Environmental Conflict and Cooperation

1st Edition

Todd K. BenDor, Jürgen Scheffran
October 30, 2018

Conflict is a major facet of many environmental challenges of our time. However, growing conflict complexity makes it more difficult to identify win-win strategies for sustainable conflict resolution. Innovative methods are needed to help predict, understand, and resolve conflicts in cooperative...

Statistical Downscaling for Hydrological and Environmental Applications

1st Edition

Taesam Lee, Vijay P. Singh
September 27, 2018

Global climate change is typically understood and modeled using global climate models (GCMs), but the outputs of these models in terms of hydrological variables are only available on coarse or large spatial and time scales, while finer spatial and temporal resolutions are needed to reliably assess...