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Sustainable Development Goals Connectivity Dilemma (Open Access): Land and Geospatial Information for Urban and Rural Resilience

1st Edition

Abbas Rajabifard
July 30, 2019

The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429290626, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. Large-scale migration from rural to urban areas, and between countries, affects sustainable development...

Practical Handbook of Marine Science

4th Edition

Michael J. Kennish
July 24, 2019

The heavily-revised Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Fourth Edition continues its tradition as a state-of-the-art reference that updates the field of marine science to meet the interdisciplinary research needs of physical oceanographers, marine biologists, marine chemists, and marine...

Ecotoxicology of Nanoparticles in Aquatic Systems

1st Edition

Julian Blasco, Ilaria Corsi
July 22, 2019

The use of nanoparticles in medicine, industrial, and other applications has triggered an interest in their potential. This book explores the use of nanoparticles related to their occurrence in the environment, their impact on biota in aquatic systems, application of new methodologies, and changes...

Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa

1st Edition

Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
July 18, 2019

Soil degradation is a widespread problem in Africa resulting in decreased agricultural productivity while demand for food continues to increase. Degradation is caused by accelerated erosion, acidification, contamination, depletion of soil organic matter and plant nutrients, and salinization. The...

Disease Mapping: From Foundations to Multidimensional Modeling

1st Edition

Miguel A. Martinez-Beneito, Paloma Botella-Rocamora
July 17, 2019

Disease Mapping: From Foundations to Multidimensional Modeling guides the reader from the basics of disease mapping to the most advanced topics in this field. A multidimensional framework is offered that makes possible the joint modeling of several risks patterns corresponding to combinations of...

Biogeology: Evolution in a Changing Landscape

1st Edition

Bernard Michaux
July 15, 2019

This detailed exposition gives background and context to how modern biogeography has got to where it is now. For biogeographers and other researchers interested in biodiversity and the evolution of life on islands, Biogeology: Evolution in a Changing Landscape provides an overview of a large swathe...

Industrial Hygiene Control of Airborne Chemical Hazards, Second Edition

2nd Edition

William Popendorf
July 12, 2019

Are you a practicing occupational hygienist wondering how to find a substitute organic solvent that is safer to use than the hazardous one your company is using? Chapter 6 is your resource. Are you a new hygienist looking for an alternative technology as a nonventilation substitute for an existing...

Confronting Global Climate Change: Experiments & Applications in the Tropics

1st Edition

Mark Harris
July 01, 2019

This book offers a solutions-based approach to climate change problems which potentially impinge on human beings within the tropics. It largely comprises research articles with supplementary applications and illustrations. The effects of atmospheric phenomena, energy acquisition, wind power, CO2...

Human Factors for Sustainability: Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications

1st Edition

Andrew Thatcher, Klaus J. Zink, Klaus Fischer
June 28, 2019

This book deals with the central question of how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) might contribute to solutions for the more sustainable development of our world. The contents of the book are highly compatible with the recent political agenda for sustainable development as well as with...

Cloud Computing in Remote Sensing

1st Edition

Lizhe Wang, Jining Yan, Yan Ma
June 28, 2019

This book provides the users with quick and easy data acquisition, processing, storage and product generation services. It describes the entire life cycle of remote sensing data and builds an entire high performance remote sensing data processing system framework. It also develops a series of...

Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges

1st Edition

Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee
June 28, 2019

This volume provides an abundance of valuable information on emerging eco-friendly technology and its potential role in combating climate change via agroforesty. The volume begins by describing the recent understanding of the scenario of climate change and its issues and challenges and provides an...

Soil Clays: Linking Geology, Biology, Agriculture, and the Environment

1st Edition

G. Jock Churchman, Bruce Velde
June 26, 2019

As the human population grows from seven billion toward an inevitable nine or 10 billion, the demands on the limited supply of soils will grow and intensify. Soils are essential for the sustenance of almost all plants and animals, including humans, but soils are virtually infinitely variable. Clays...

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