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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...

Exergetic Aspects of Renewable Energy Systems: Insights to Transportation and Energy Sector for Intelligent Communities

1st Edition

Evanthia A. Nanaki, George Xydis
August 13, 2019

Energy is essential to all human activities as well as critical to social and economic development. Sustainable energy planning encompassing the concept of smart cities has a high potential to significantly contribute to climate change mitigation. For improved energy efficiency, it is essential to...

Lessons in Environmental Microbiology

1st Edition

Roger Tim Haug
August 07, 2019

Lessons in Environmental Microbiology provides an understanding of the microbial processes used in the environmental engineering and science fields. It examines both basic theory as well as the latest advancements in practical applications, including nutrient removal and recovery, methanogenesis,...

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...

Working with Map Projections: A Guide to their Selection

1st Edition

Fritz Kessler, Sarah Battersby
May 21, 2019

A map projection fundamentally impacts the mapmaking process. Working with Map Projections: A Guide to Their Selection explains why, for any given map, there isn’t a single "best" map projection. Selecting a projection is a matter of understanding the compromises and consequences of showing a 3-D...

Handbook of Environmental and Ecological Statistics

1st Edition

Alan E. Gelfand, Montserrat Fuentes, Jennifer A. Hoeting, Richard Lyttleton Smith
February 11, 2019

This handbook focuses on the enormous literature applying statistical methodology and modelling to environmental and ecological processes. The 21st century statistics community has become increasingly interdisciplinary, bringing a large collection of modern tools to all areas of application in...

Global Biodiversity: Volume 3: Selected Countries in Africa

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
January 09, 2019

This is the third volume in the new multi-volume set, Global Biodiversity. Each volume in this series covers the biodiversity of a selection of nations in particular regions of the world. The volumes discuss and summarize the available information on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and...

Global Biodiversity: Volume 2: Selected Countries in Europe

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
January 09, 2019

This is the second volume in the new multi-volume set, Global Biodiversity.Each volume in this series covers the biodiversity of a selection of nations in particular regions of the world. The volumes discuss and summarize the available information on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and...

Global Biodiversity: Volume 1: Selected Countries in Asia

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
January 09, 2019

This is the first volume in the new multi-volume set, Global Biodiversity. Each volume in this series aims to provide insightful information on the biodiversity of selected nations in particular regions. The volumes summarize the available data on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and...

Global Biodiversity: Volume 4: Selected Countries in the Americas and Australia

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
January 09, 2019

This fourth volume in the new multi-volume set Global Biodiversity is a rich resource on the biodiversity of a selection of countries in the Americas and in Australia. Chapters explore both wild and cultivated plants, wild and domesticated animals, and the variety of microbes of the countries of...

Global Biodiversity: 4 Volume Set

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
December 20, 2018

This new four-volume set, Global Biodiversity, provides a wealth of insightful information on the biodiversity of selected nations around the world. The volumes provide informative summaries of the available data on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and domesticated animals, and microbes of the...

Living with the Earth, Fourth Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

4th Edition

Gary S. Moore, Kathleen A. Bell
October 05, 2018

Shelving Guide; Environmental Science This is a groundbreaking and innovative book now in its fourth edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for outstanding Academic Book while editions two and three became bestsellers on their own right. This fourth edition is packed with new updates on...

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