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Tropical Ecosystems in Australia: Responses to a Changing World

1st Edition

Dilwyn Griffiths
October 03, 2019

Over the last century, the world has lived through changes more rapid than those experienced at any other time in human history, leading to pressing environmental problems and demands on the world’s finite resources. Nowhere is this more evident than across the world’s warm belt; a region likely to...

Building Earth Observation Cameras

1st Edition

George Joseph
October 02, 2019

A System Engineer’s Guide to Building an Earth Observation Camera Building Earth Observation Cameras discusses the science and technology of building an electro-optical imaging system for a space platform from concept to space qualification and in-orbit evaluation. The book provides a broad...

Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach

1st Edition

V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman
October 02, 2019

Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the first book to focus on agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented process. Using a combined theoretical and practical approach, this collection of work from pioneers in the subject along...

Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations: How and Why GIS Should be Used in the Public Sector

1st Edition

Nicolas A. Valcik
October 01, 2019

This book shows how Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) can be used for operations management in public institutions. It covers theory and practical applications, ranging from tracking public health trends to mapping transportation routes to charting the safest handling of hazardous materials....

Selenium Research for Environment and Human Health: Perspectives, Technologies and Advancements: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health (ICSEHH 2019), October 27-30, 2019, Yangling, Xi'an, China

1st Edition

Gary Bañuelos, Zhi-Qing Lin, Dongli Liang, Xue-bin Yin
October 01, 2019

The biological importance of selenium has been firmly established by scientists for its intricate roles in various biochemical and physiological mechanisms related to animal and human health. To evaluate different facets of selenium in today’s complex environment and to provide a worldwide platform...

Computer Vision-Based Agriculture Engineering

1st Edition

Han Zhongzhi
September 30, 2019

In recent years, computer vision is a fast-growing technique of agricultural engineering, especially in quality detection of agricultural products and food safety testing. It can provide objective, rapid, non-contact and non-destructive methods by extracting quantitative information from digital...

Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future

1st Edition

Susan Krumdieck
September 30, 2019

Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for organizations,...

Marine Eutrophication: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Michael Karydis, Dimitra Kitsiou
September 23, 2019

Marine eutrophication has been recognized as a global problem with adverse effects on ecosystem’s health and the economies of coastal states. Most conventions regarding marine environmental protection of Regional Seas have given priority to eutrophication and relevant management practices. This...

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...

Biocontrol of Plant Diseases by Bacillus subtilis: Basic and Practical Applications

1st Edition

Makoto Shoda
September 23, 2019

Plant diseases are a serious threat to food production. This unique volume provides the fundamental knowledge and practical use of B.subtilis as a promising biocontrol agent. In order to replace chemical pesticides, one possibility is microbial pesticides using safe microbes. Bacillus subtilis is...

Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment

1st Edition

Peter M. Chapman, William J. Adams, Marjorie Brooks, Charles G. Delos, Samuel N. Luoma, William A. Maher, Harry M. Ohlendorf, Theresa S. Presser, Patrick Shaw
September 19, 2019

Based on the work and contributions of 46 scientists, managers, and policymakers, Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment documents the state of the science and explores how to use this information when assessing and managing the environmental effects of Se. A focused...

Corporate Environmental Management

1st Edition

John Darabaris
September 19, 2019

Establish an effective environmental performance program in your organization Providing an authoritative guideto managers responsible for their corporation’s environmental performance, Corporate Environmental Management details how to effectively develop, implement, and assess a sophisticated...

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