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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...

Image Processing and Data Analysis with ERDAS IMAGINE®

1st Edition

Stacy A.C. Nelson, Siamak Khorram
October 18, 2018

Globally, a wide variety of organizations rely on ERDAS IMAGINE® daily, including local, state and national mapping agencies, transportation departments, defense organizations, engineering and utility companies and many more. ERDAS IMAGINE® is a powerful software package used to collect, process,...

Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management

1st Edition

R. S. Dwivedi
October 17, 2018

Land degradation is caused by multiple forces, including extreme weather conditions particularly drought, and human activities that pollute or degrade the quality of soils and land utility negatively affecting food production, livelihoods, and the production and provision of other ecosystem goods...

Lifestyle and Nature:: Integrating Nature Technology to Sustainable Lifestyles

1st Edition

Ryuzo Furukawa, Yuko Suto, Emile H. Ishida, Takeshi Yamauchi
September 30, 2018

In this book, we introduce Bio-TRIZ and ontology engineering to match and find technologies needed for spiritually affluent lifestyles. This book provides many examples of Japanese cities that conducted lifestyle design projects based on nature technology. The book is a great reference for...

Soil and Climate

1st Edition

Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
September 20, 2018

Climate is a soil-forming factor and soil can mitigate climate change through a reduction in the emissions of greenhouse gases and sequestration of atmospheric CO2. Thus, there is a growing interest in soil management practices capable of mitigating climate change and enhancing environmental...

Lake Governance

1st Edition

Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg
September 13, 2018

The Lake Governance book will focus on comparative analysis of governance structures by examining policy, legal and institutional structures of current transboundary commissions to develop a common framework for good governance of transboundary lakes. Cooperation among nations sharing natural...

Climate Change Governance and Adaptation: Case Studies from South Asia

1st Edition

Anamika Barua, Vishal Narain, Sumit Vij
September 04, 2018

Climate change in this book is seen not only as an environmental problem but as a societal challenge too and as such discusses the governance issues from an interdisciplinary approach and across different scales: local, state, and national. Drawing governance lessons from case studies across South...

Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia: Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities

1st Edition

Jeremy Russell-Smith, Glenn James, Howard Pedersen, Kamaljit K. Sangha
August 22, 2018

Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia sets out a vision for developing North Australia based on a culturally appropriate and ecologically sustainable land sector economy. This vision supports both Indigenous cultural responsibilities and aspirations, as well as enhancing...

Constructability: A Tool for Project Management

1st Edition

Sharmin Khan
August 14, 2018

This book focuses on Constructability, a project management tool and its effectiveness in promotion of sustainable development and architecture. Constructability concentrates on the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, engineering, procurement and field operations to...

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

1st Edition

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...

Geospatial Applications for Natural Resources Management

1st Edition

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,...

Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate

1st Edition

Kathleen A. Miller, Alan F. Hamlet, Douglas S. Kenney, Kelly T. Redmond
March 29, 2018

Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate addresses the current challenges facing western water planners and policy makers in the United States and considers strategies for managing water resources and related risks in the future. Written by highly-regarded experts in the...

Soil Nitrogen Uses and Environmental Impacts

1st Edition

Rattan Lal, B.A. Stewart
March 23, 2018

Nitrogen (N) is potentially one of the most complex elements on the Earth. It is necessary for all biological activity, but creates negative impacts on water and air quality. There is a balancing act between deficiency and surplus and the forms of N available further complicate our understanding of...

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