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GIS: An Introduction to Mapping Technologies

1st Edition

Patrick McHaffie, Sungsoon Hwang, Cassie Follett
October 11, 2018

The purpose of this textbook is to provide an accessible introduction to geotechnology for a wide range of students. The techniques and approaches to problem solving, project organization and management, and data visualization are used with the intension of introducing students to the possibility...

Determination of Target Xenobiotics and Unknown Compound Residues in Food, Environmental, and Biological Samples

1st Edition

Tomasz Tuzimski, Joseph Sherma
October 10, 2018

Xenobiotics are chemical compounds foreign to a given biological system. In animals and humans, xenobiotics include drugs, drug metabolites, and environmental pollutants. In the environment, xenobiotics include synthetic pesticides, herbicides, and industrial pollutants. Many techniques are used in...

Recent Advances in Environmental Management

1st Edition

Ram Naresh Bharagava
October 08, 2018

This book focuses on the toxicity of various organic and inorganic pollutants, their eco-toxicological effects and eco-friendly approaches for remediation of environmental pollutants. Extensive focus has been relied on the recent advances in ecofriendly approaches such as bioremediation and...

Living with the Earth, Fourth Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

4th Edition

Gary S. Moore, Kathleen A. Bell
October 05, 2018

This fully-updated new edition incorporates both the common concepts associated with environmental health along with new, emerging, and controversial issues associated with environmental threats to human health. Emphasis is placed on biological, chemical, and physical sources of pollution, and the...

Statistical Downscaling for Hydrological and Environmental Applications

1st Edition

Taesam Lee, Vijay P. Singh
October 01, 2018

This book presents statistical downscaling techniques in a practical manner so that readers can easily adopt the techniques for hydrological applications and designs in response to climate change. It also provides numerous examples and background information on reliability of impact assessments of...

Air Pollution and the Electromagnetic Phenomena as Incitants

1st Edition

William J. Rea
October 01, 2018

The field of electromagnetic sensitivity is the new epidemic of the 21st century, and can cause disease of the automatic nerve system in any part of the body. This is as a result of chemical sensitivity, in which over 80,000 chemicals are involved, resulting in innumerable combinations. A cursory...

Lifestyle and Nature:: Integrating Nature Technology to Sustainable Lifestyles

1st Edition

Ryuzo Furukawa, Yuko Suto, Emile H. Ishida, Takeshi Yamauchi
September 30, 2018

In this book, we introduce Bio-TRIZ and ontology engineering to match and find technologies needed for spiritually affluent lifestyles. This book provides many examples of Japanese cities that conducted lifestyle design projects based on nature technology. The book is a great reference for...

The Legal Aspects of Industrial Hygiene and Safety

1st Edition

Kurt W. Dreger
September 28, 2018

This book explores various legal issues that are often encountered by Industrial Hygiene and Safety managers during their careers. A description is presented of the various legal concepts and processes that often arise in the IH/S practice, including tort, contract, and administrative law. The goal...

Global Soil Security: Towards More Science-Society Interfaces: Proceedings of the Global Soil Security 2016 Conference, December 5-6, 2016, Paris, France

1st Edition

Anne Richer de Forges, Florence Carré, Alex B. McBratney, Johan Bouma, Dominique Arrouays
September 25, 2018

Global Soil Security: Towards More Science-Society Interfaces contains contributions presented at the 2nd Global Soil Security conference, held 5-6 December 2016 in Paris. These chapters focus on how to achieve soil security.  This involves scientific, economic, industrial and political...

Chemical Ecology: The Ecological Impacts of Marine Natural Products

1st Edition

Melany P. Puglisi, Mikel A. Becerro
September 24, 2018

During the past 20 years, marine chemical ecology has emerged as a respected field of study providing a better understanding of the role natural products play in organisms and their environments. Ample data in this book advocates the conservation of marine environments for future drug...

Soil and Climate

1st Edition

Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
September 20, 2018

Climate is a soil-forming factor and soil can mitigate climate change through a reduction in the emissions of greenhouse gases and sequestration of atmospheric CO2. Thus, there is a growing interest in soil management practices capable of mitigating climate change and enhancing environmental...

Shark Research: Emerging Technologies and Applications for the Field and Laboratory

1st Edition

Jeffrey C Carrier, Michael R. Heithaus, Colin A. Simpfendorfer
September 18, 2018

Over the last decade, the study of shark biology has benefited from the development, refinement, and rapid expansion of novel techniques and advances in technology. These have given new insight into the fields of shark genetics, feeding, foraging, bioenergetics, imaging, age and growth, movement,...

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