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Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Darabaris
June 26, 2019

Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition, provides environmental industry executives, the investment community, and students a basis for measuring corporate environmental activities and standing. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the technical, cost, and regulatory issues that...

BIM and Urban Land Administration

1st Edition

Abbas Rajabifard, Behnam Atazadeh, Mohsen Kalantari
June 24, 2019

Rapid urbanization has created an unprecedented pressure on the use of land in cities around the world, resulting in physical and legal complexities. This book explains the theoretical basis and practicality of connecting urban land administration practices with the 3D digital data environment of...

Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Benjamin Alter
June 24, 2019

This book is a primer for those interested in a career in this dynamic, multidisciplinary field as well as a handy reference for practicing consultants. Combining theory and practice advice into a concise, readable format, the book is an accessible introduction to the types of projects you will...

Integrated Water Resources Management in the 21st Century: Revisiting the paradigm

1st Edition

Pedro Martinez-Santos, Maite M. Aldaya, M. Ramón Llamas
June 12, 2019

Integrated water resources management advocates a coordinated approach for managing water resources in a way that balances social and economic needs with concern for the environment. While potentially useful, integrated water management is also controversial. Supporters believe that the...

Bringing Bayesian Models to Life

1st Edition

Mevin B. Hooten, Trevor J. Hefley
June 11, 2019

Bringing Bayesian Models to Life empowers the reader to extend, enhance, and implement statistical models for ecological and environmental data analysis. We open the black box and show the reader how to connect modern statistical models to computer algorithms. These algorithms allow the user to fit...

Legal Liabilities in Safety and Loss Prevention: A Practical Guide, Third Edition

1st Edition

Thomas D. Schneid
June 10, 2019

The goal of every safety professional and safety program is to be proactive and to identify problems while complying within safety guidelines. This book clarifies basic questions about legal liability, how to minimize, prevent, and identify legal risks. Appendices, case studies, and sample forms...

Forest Biometrics with Examples in R

1st Edition

Lauri Mehtatalo, Juha Lappi
June 01, 2019

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Principles of Water Law and Administration: National and International, 3rd Edition

3rd Edition

Dante A. Caponera, Marcella Nanni
May 28, 2019

This book, which was first published in 1992 and then updated in 2007, provides a tool for dealing with the legal and institutional aspects of water resources management within national contexts and at the level of transboundary water resources. Like its two previous editions, it seeks to cover all...

Beneficial Insects

1st Edition

David V. Alford
May 23, 2019

Insects are key components of life on our planet, and their presence is essential for maintaining balanced terrestrial ecosystems. Without insects humans would struggle to survive, and on a world scale food production would be severely compromised. Many plants and animals depend directly or...

Working with Map Projections: A Guide to their Selection

1st Edition

Fritz Kessler, Sarah Battersby
May 21, 2019

A map projection fundamentally impacts the mapmaking process. Working with Map Projections: A Guide to Their Selection explains why, for any given map, there isn’t a single "best" map projection. Selecting a projection is a matter of understanding the compromises and consequences of showing a 3-D...

Resolving Environmental Conflicts: Principles and Concepts, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Chris Maser, Lynette de Silva
May 21, 2019

Resolving a conflict is based on the art of helping people, with disparate points of view, find enough common ground to ease their fears, sheath their weapons, and listen to one another for their common good, which ultimately translates into social-environmental sustainability for all generations....

Tapestry Lawns: Freed from Grass and Full of Flowers

1st Edition

Lionel Smith
May 21, 2019

Swathes of the human world are covered in ornamental grass lawns; they are the single most commonly encountered horticultural feature on the planet. Unfortunately, they are now often viewed as resource-draining green deserts due to the lack of plant and animal diversity, the need for frequent...

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