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Insects and Society

1st Edition

Timothy D. Schowalter
December 16, 2019

"Insects are the most species-rich and important organisms on earth, and that’s why there are many university courses dedicated to the topic of Insects and Society. But, surprisingly, this is the first textbook specifically created for those courses. The content in this textbook is not only ideal...

SAR Image Interpretation for Various Land Covers: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

Elizabeth L. Simms
December 16, 2019

This full color book is a comprehensive visual reference for the interpretation of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images with examples of how technological specifications may affect interpretation solutions. It contains a summary review of image acquisition parameters of consequence on the visual...

Coastal Zone Management Handbook

1st Edition

John R. Clark
December 13, 2019

Coastal Zone Management Handbook comprises the first complete manual on coastal resource planning and management technology. Written by an international consultant, this handbook reflects a global perspective on the natural resources, sensitivities, economics, development, productivity, and...

Enterprise GIS: Concepts and Applications

1st Edition

John R. Woodard
December 11, 2019

This book defines and discusses how the field of Enterprise Architecture (EA) can be incorporated into the design of Enterprise Geographic Information Systems (EGIS). The objective of EA is to develop a strategic plan that structures an organization’s resources (data, information, people, and...

Smart Geospatial Practices and Applications in Local Government: An Altogether Different Language

1st Edition

David A. Holdstock
December 09, 2019

The demand on local government to do more with less by improving operations, increasing productivity, and making better and more informed decisions increases constantly. On a departmental level Geographic Information Systems are helping meet this demand but the majority of local government...

Green and Smart Technologies for Smart Cities

1st Edition

Pradeep Tomar, Gurjit Kaur
December 09, 2019

The book starts with an overview of the role of cities in climate change and environmental pollution worldwide, followed by the concept description of smart cities and their expected features, focusing on green technology innovation. This book explores the energy management strategies required to...

Red Snapper Biology in a Changing World

1st Edition

Stephen T. Szedlmayer, Stephen A. Bortone
December 05, 2019

Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus, is an important commercial and recreational fish species and there has been much interest in maintaining its status among a variety of scientific, social and economic levels. Stocks are influenced by varying environmental conditions, changing fishing effort and...

Sustainable Development, Leadership, and Innovations

1st Edition

Dalia Streimikiene, Asta Mikalauskiene, Remigijus Ciegis
December 05, 2019

This book deals with the main challenges of sustainable development and the role of sustainable business and corporate social responsibility in implementing these challenges through sustainable leadership and innovations. It includes the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of...

Tropical Wetlands - Innovation in Mapping and Management: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Tropical Wetlands: Innovation in Mapping and Management, October 19-20, 2018, Banjarmasin, Indonesia

1st Edition

Yiyi Sulaeman, Laura Poggio, Budiman Minasny, Dedi Nursyamsi
December 04, 2019

This book contains papers presented at the International Workshop on Tropical Wetlands, held in Banjarmasin, Indonesia. This workshop discussed wetland mapping and characterization as well as wetland management for sustainable agriculture. This volume contains selected papers on tropical wetlands,...

Sustainable and Economic Waste Management: Resource Recovery Techniques

1st Edition

Hossain Md Anawar, Vladimir Strezov, Abhilash
December 02, 2019

This book compiles research findings directly related to sustainable and economic waste management and resource recovery. Mining wastes and municipal, urban, domestic, industrial and agricultural wastes and effluents—which contain persistent organic contaminants, nanoparticle organic chemicals,...

Atmospheric Research in Antarctica: Present Status and Thrust Areas in Climate Change

1st Edition

Neloy Khare
December 02, 2019

Atmospheric Research in Antarctica: Present Status and Thrust Areas in Climate Change represents a panoramic view of the developments in the field of Antarctic atmospheric sciences and meteorology broadly covering geomagnetism and aeronomy, middle atmospheric studies and global and climate change...

Human Thermal Comfort

1st Edition

Ken Parsons
December 02, 2019

Thermal comfort is a desirable state familiar to all people. Providing inspirational indoor and outdoor environments that provide thermal comfort, in the context of energy use and climate change, is a challenge for the 21st century. This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of...

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