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North America's Natural Wonders: Canadian Rockies, California, The Southwest, Great Basin, Tetons-Yellowstone Country

1st Edition

Gary Prost
March 04, 2020

Written by a career geologist with decades of experience in the field, North America’s Natural Wonders provides everything the reader needs to understand the landscape. It guides readers through the most iconic, geologically significant scenery in North America, points out features of interest,...

North America's Natural Wonders: Appalachians, Colorado Rockies, Austin-Big Bend Country, Sierra Madre

1st Edition

Gary Prost
March 04, 2020

Written by a career geologist with decades of experience in the field, North America’s Natural Wonders guides readers through the most iconic, geologically significant scenery in North America, points out features of interest, explains what they are seeing, and describes how these features came to...

Introduction to Sustainability for Engineers

1st Edition

Toolseeram Ramjeawon
February 28, 2020

Introduction to Sustainability for Engineers aims to incorporate sustainability into curricula for undergraduate engineering students. The book starts with an introduction to the concept of sustainability, outlining core principles for sustainable development to guide engineering practice and...

A Blue Carbon Primer: The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

1st Edition

Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler
February 26, 2020

Key features: Captures the historic context and recent developments in science and policy arenas that address the potential for coastal wetlands to be considered as significant contributors to carbon sequestration Links multiple levels of science (biogeochemistry, geomorphology, paleoclimate, etc.)...

Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience

1st Edition

Noureddine Benkeblia
February 25, 2020

Presenting an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change, this book looks at the impact of our changing climate on crop production and agroecosystems, reporting on how plants will cope with these changes, and how we can mitigate these negative impacts to ensure...

Monitoring the Health of Populations by Tracking Disease Outbreaks: Saving Humanity from the Next Plague

1st Edition

Steven E Rigdon, Ronald D. Fricker, Jr.
February 21, 2020

Today the citizens of developed countries have never experienced a large-scale disease outbreak like the plague that could sweep through communities with impunity killing millions. One reason is the success of the public health community, including epidemiologists and biostatisticians, in tracking...

Climate Change and Agroforestry Systems: Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies

1st Edition

Abhishek Raj, Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee
February 21, 2020

This new volume addresses the burning issues of the impact of climate change, the alteration of environmental quality, and subsequent mitigation and adaptation strategies through various agroecosystem practices, primarily in agroforestry. The book discusses in depth the impact of climate change on...

Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Emilio Chuvieco
February 05, 2020

Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition, is a definitive guide to remote sensing systems that focuses on satellite-based remote sensing tools and methods for space-based Earth observation (EO). It presents the advantages of using remote sensing data for...

Introduction to Web Mapping

1st Edition

Michael Dorman
February 04, 2020

A web map is an interactive display of geographic information, in the form of a web page, that you can use to tell stories and answer questions. Web maps have numerous advantages over traditional mapping techniques, such as the ability to display up-to-date or even real-time information, easy...

Environmental Plant Physiology: Botanical Strategies for a Climate Smart Planet

1st Edition

Vir Singh
February 03, 2020

Magnitude and quality of life as well as sustainable human progress inescapably depend on the state of our environment. The environment, in essence, is a common resource of all the living organisms in the biosphere as well as a vivacious basis of the evolution of life on Earth. A sustainable future...

Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Soil and Water Management

1st Edition

Zied Haj-Amor, Salem Bouri
February 03, 2020

Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Soil and Water Management discusses the latest approaches for monitoring soil and water degradation in coastal regions under current climate conditions as well as potential further changes in the future. It presents an overview of climate change impacts on soil and...

Marine Biofouling: Colonization Processes and Defenses

1st Edition

Alexander I. Railkin
January 29, 2020

Recent instances of bioinvasion, such as the emergence of the zebra mussel in the American Great Lakes, generated a demand among marine biologists and ecologists for groundbreaking new references that detail how organisms colonize hard substrates, and how to prevent damaging biomass...

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