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Asymmetry in Plants: Biology of Handedness

1st Edition

Bir Bahadur, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Monoranjan Ghose, S. John Adams
April 15, 2019

Plants exhibit forms of asymmetry analogous to "handedness" in bilaterally symmetrical animals. This book explores the evolutionary significance and development of asymmetry. Examples of genetic control include the direction of tendril or stem coiling of many climbing plants; the so-called spiral...

Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges

1st Edition

Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee
April 15, 2019

This book, Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges, addresses the diverse issues of climate change and how agroforestry systems can be effectively utilized to minimize these impacts and enhance sustainability. The volume begins by describing the recent understandings of the scenario...

Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease

1st Edition

Rodolfo Saracci, David A. Savitz, Michael D. Lebowitz, Roberto Bertollini
April 15, 2019

Published in 1996: Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease is a unique resource identifying priorities for public health research in selected areas of environmental epidemiology. Drawn from the proceedings of an international workshop on this topic, the book is a compilation of the...

Human Toxicology of Pesticides

1st Edition

Fina P. Kaloyanova, M. A. El Batawi
April 14, 2019

First Published in 1991, this book conducts a systematic analysis of existing information regarding the toxicological effects of pesticides on humans. The book identifies the negative health effects related to exposure to pesticides and the biological changes required to undertake biological...

Safety and Human Resource Law for the Safety Professional

1st Edition

Thomas D. Schneid
April 02, 2019

The purpose of this text to provide a "one stop" source for safety professionals to acquire a general knowledge regarding not only the OSH Act but also laws and standards which impact the safety profession on a daily basis. The safety professional today does not work in a vacuum and decision-making...

Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation

1st Edition

Ricardo D. Lopez
March 25, 2019

Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation, brings together several key examples of the successes and the challenges that exist for environmental stakeholders trying to strike a balance between science and the societal implications of the...

Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for Python, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Morton John Canty
March 20, 2019

Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for Python, Fourth Edition, is focused on the development and implementation of statistically motivated, data-driven techniques for digital image analysis of remotely sensed imagery and it features a tight...

Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics

1st Edition

Victor Raizer
March 15, 2019

Optical Remote Sensing is one of the main technologies used in sea surface monitoring. Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics investigates and demonstrates capabilities of optical remote sensing technology for enhanced observations and detection of ocean environments. It provides extensive...

Bioremediation of Agricultural Soils

1st Edition

Juan C. Sanchez-Hernandez
March 13, 2019

The quality of agricultural soils are always under threat from chemical contaminants, which ultimately affect the productivity and safety of crops. Besides agrochemicals, a new generation of substances invades the soil through irrigation with reclaimed wastewater and pollutants of organic origin...

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Peter J. Diggle, Emanuele Giorgi
March 11, 2019

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications provides an introductory account of model-based geostatistics, its implementation in open-source software and its application in public health research. In the public health problems that are the focus of this book, the...

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,...

Green Chemistry for Environmental Sustainability

1st Edition

Sanjay K. Sharma, Ackmez Mudhoo
March 05, 2019

When the Nobel Prize Committee recognized the importance of green chemistry with its 2005 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, this relatively new science came into its own. Although no concerted agreement has been reached yet about the exact content and limits of this interdisciplinary discipline, there...

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