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Revival: Safe Drinking Water Act (1989)

1st Edition

Edward J. Calabrese
February 20, 2019

This new book covers drinking water regulations such as disinfectant by-products, synthetic organics, inorganic chemicals, microbiological contaminants, volatile organic chemicals, radionuclides, fluoride, toxicological approaches to setting new national drinking water regulations, and...

Translation and the Sustainable Development Goals: Cultural Contexts in China and Japan

1st Edition

Meng Ji, Chris G. Pope
February 19, 2019

This book offers insight into the use of empirical diffusionist models for analysis of cross-cultural and cross-national communication, translation and adaptation of the United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The book looks at three social analytical instruments of particular...

Human Heat Stress

1st Edition

Ken Parsons
February 18, 2019

Thousands of people continue to die from heat. Heat illnesses and advice for preventing heat casualties at work, during heatwaves, sport and the effects of global warming are described. A new perspective on thermoregulation integrates physiological and psychophysical regulated variables. Heat...

Behavior of Lizards: Evolutionary and Mechanistic Perspectives

1st Edition

Vincent Bels, Anthony Russell
February 14, 2019

Key features: Presents a contemporary snapshot of the mechanisms underlying the evolution and adaptation of behavior Explores how genetics, epigenetics, development, and environment shape behavior   Discusses a broad range of behavioral repertoires and responses, including those related to...

Human Resources and Change Management for Safety Professionals

1st Edition

Thomas D. Schneid, Shelby L. Schneid
February 13, 2019

The goal of this book is to prepare safety and health professionals to recognize and address human resource issues, applicable laws and regulations, as well as change management techniques used to alter the safety culture within their operations. This book will provide awareness to avoid or address...

Fire Effects on Soil Properties

1st Edition

Paulo Pereira, Jorge Mataix-Solera, Xavier Úbeda, Guillermo Rein, Artemi Cerdà, Guillermo Rein
February 12, 2019

Wildland fires are occurring more frequently and affecting more of Earth's surface than ever before. These fires affect the properties of soils and the processes by which they form, but the nature of these impacts has not been well understood. Given that healthy soil is necessary to sustain...

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...

Sustainable Development: Environment, Energy and Water Resources

1st Edition

M. K. Ghosh Roy
February 07, 2019

The over-exploitation of the Earth’s resources has brought about an unsustainable situation where biodiversity and ecological balance are under dire threat. But the most immediate concern is global warming, caused by high anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Global warming is...

Geographical Information Science

1st Edition

Narayan Panigrahi
February 07, 2019

Over the last decade, GIS (geographical information systems) has established itself as a collaborative information processing system that is increasing in popularity. Yet this interdisciplinary field is not available to the vast community of students and academicians as a subject of study.This book...

Revival: Geochemistry and Health (1988): Proceedings of the Second International Symposium

1st Edition

J.N. Martin
February 05, 2019

This volume comprises the proceedings of a three-day meeting held at the Royal Society, London, UK on 22,23,24 April 1987. The combined second International Symposium on Geochemistry and Health and 5th European Meeting of the Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health was sponsored by the...

Atlas of Remote Sensing of the Wenchuan Earthquake

1st Edition

Guo Huadong
February 04, 2019

In May 12, 2008, the Wenchuan County earthquake caused devastating loss of human life and property. Applying all the remote sensing technology available, the Chinese Academy of Sciences immediately launched into action, making full use of its state-of-the-art facilities, remote sensing planes, and...

Lifestyle and Nature: Integrating Nature Technology to Sustainable Lifestyles

1st Edition

Ryuzo Furukawa, Yuko Suto, Emile H. Ishida, Takeshi Yamauchi
February 04, 2019

Environmental constraints are becoming increasingly severe, and now more than ever it is time that we confront head-on the change from an "underground resources" type of civilization to one with a new way of life and technology that embraces a sense of nature. To do so, we need to understand the...

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