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Safety Law: Legal Aspects in Occupational Safety and Health

Thomas D. Schneid
June 04, 2018

For new and entry level safety professionals who don't have a clue regarding the legalities involved in the safety and health profession. This book is designed for those in the profession with limited knowledge of legal aspects impacting the function of their jobs.The book starts off with a review...

Atmospheric Aerosols: Characteristics and Radiative Effects

S Ramachandran
June 01, 2018

This book includes basic knowledge and understanding on the characteristics of aerosols over the continent and oceanic regions, their composition, residence times, sinks and size distributions, and their effects in the radiative transfer and climate of Earth....

Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena

Michael J. Hambrey, Jürg C. Alean
June 01, 2018

Considering that glaciers and ice sheets cover about 10% of the Earth’s land surface in a world where human civilization is increasingly impacted by the effects of changing glacial activity, Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena presents itself as an indispensable guide for students, professionals, and...

West Southwest: Vertebrate Life in Southern California

Gregory K. Pregill
June 01, 2018

West Southwest: Vertebrate Life in Southern California celebrates an amazingly diverse fauna with description, evolutionary background, geographic insight, and ecological detail. Southern California is a vast region of very different habitats – all with an abundance of unique species of plants and...

Ecotoxicology: Perspectives on Key Issues

Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis, Thiago Estevam Parente
May 18, 2018

This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view...

Remote Sensing and Cognition: Human Factors in Image Interpretation

Raechel A. White, Arzu Coltekin, Robert R. Hoffman
May 08, 2018

Human factors play a critical role in the design and interpretation of remotely sensed imagery for all Earth sciences. This book will bring together current topics widely recognized and addressed regarding human cognition in geographic imagery, especially remote sensing imagery with complex data....

Geospatial Applications for Natural Resources Management

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,...

Radar Hydrology: Principles, Models, and Applications

Yang Hong, Jonathan J. Gourley
April 30, 2018

Radar Hydrology: Principles, Models, and Applications provides graduate students, operational forecasters, and researchers with a theoretical framework and practical knowledge of radar precipitation estimation. The only text on the market solely devoted to radar hydrology, this comprehensive...

Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

Efstathios E. Michaelides
April 30, 2018

Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text...

Modelling Interactions Between Vector-Borne Diseases and Environment Using GIS

Hassan M. Khormi, Lalit Kumar
April 30, 2018

Master GIS Applications on Modelling and Mapping the Risks of Diseases Infections transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks, triatomine bugs, sandflies, and black flies cause significant rates of death and disease, especially in developing countries. Why are certain places more susceptible to vector-borne...

Remote Sensing Time Series Image Processing

Qihao Weng
April 26, 2018

Driven by the societal needs and improvements in sensor technology and image processing techniques, remote sensing has become an essential tool for understanding the Earth and managing Human-Earth interactions. Time series image analysis is emerging as a new direction in remote sensing. Methods and...

Advances and Trends in Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics: Proceedings of the 10th International Scientific and Professional Conference on Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (GCG 2017), October 10-13, 2017, Demänovská Dolina, Low Tatras, Slovakia

Soňa Molčíková, Viera Hurčíková, Vladislava Zelizňaková, Peter Blišt'an
April 23, 2018

The International Scientific and Professional Conference on Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics 2017 (GCG 2017) was organized under the auspices of the Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies, Technical University of Košice (SK), Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice...

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