eBooks Catalog - Earth and Environmental Sciences

Sustainability Practice and Education on University Campuses and Beyond

by,
Ashok Kumar

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816810847181170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-471-8, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-472-5




Campus activities for sustainable development are an effective way of learning and implementing sustainability in surrounding communit...[view complete introduction]

Petrogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Aquatic Environment: Analysis, Synthesis, Toxicity and Environmental Impact

by,
Daniela M. Pampanin

US $ 69

DOI: 10.2174/97816810842751170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-427-5, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-428-2




Although a lot is known about the influence of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) on the marine environment, there are still many...[view complete introduction]

Mechanisms of Landscape Rehabilitation and Sustainability

by,
Narcin P.-Unsal

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080516871110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-168-7, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-395-7




Mechanisms of Landscape Rehabilitation and Sustainability is based on the resul...[view complete introduction]

Flood Risk Assessment and Management

by,
Dawei Han

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080504751110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-047-5, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-555-5




Floods are devastating natural disasters with a significant impact on human life and the surrounding environent. Flood Risk Assessment...[view complete introduction]

Ecological Impacts of Toxic Chemicals

by,
Francisco Sánchez-Bayo

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080512121110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-121-2, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-663-7




Ecological Impacts of Toxic Chemicals presents a comprehensive, yet readable account of the known disturbances caused...[view complete introduction]

Groundwater Reactive Transport Models

by,
Fan Zhang

US $ 44

DOI: 10.2174/97816080530631120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-306-3, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-525-8




Ground water reactive transport models are useful to assess and quantify contaminant precipitation, absorption and migration in subsur...[view complete introduction]

Environmental Issues for the Twenty-First Century and their Impact on Human Health

by,
Richard B. Philp

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080510211120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-102-1, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-354-4




The close of the first decade of the 21st century posed additional pressing environmental issues related to human activities and their...[view complete introduction]

Handbook of Natural Zeolites

by,
Vassilis J. Inglezakis

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080526151120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-261-5, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-446-6




Handbook of Natural Zeolites provides a comprehensive and updated summary of all important aspects of natural zeolite...[view complete introduction]

Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

by,
Heriberto Cabezas

US $ 99

DOI: 10.2174/97816080510381120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-103-8, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-429-9




The concept of sustainability is inherently multi-disciplinary because it concerns a complex system having economic, technological, ec...[view complete introduction]

The Role of Place Identity in the Perception, Understanding, and Design of Built Environments

by,
Hernan Casakin

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080541381120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-413-8, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-412-1




In an era of globalization, where the progressive deterioration of local values is a dominating characteristic, identity is seen as a ...[view complete introduction]

Application of Adsorbents for Water Pollution Control

by,
Amit Bhatnagar

US $ 129

DOI: 10.2174/97816080526911120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-269-1, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-538-8




Among various water and wastewater treatment technologies, the adsorption process is considered better because of lower cost, simple d...[view complete introduction]

Populations, Biocommunities, Ecosystems: A Review of Controversies in Ecological Thinking

by,
Georgios P. Stamou

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080528061120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-280-6, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-426-8




Discussions on historical and philosophical issues in ecology have been rather limited. This volume presents an enriched and comprehen...[view complete introduction]

Separating Pro-Environment Technologies for Waste Treatment, Soil and Sediments Remediation

by,
Vincenzo Gente

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080547251120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-472-5, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-598-2




The removal of contaminants and pollutants from natural or valuable materials is a critical issue in environmental management and cons...[view complete introduction]

Advances in the Development of Cool Materials for the Built Environment

by,
Dionysia-D. Kolokotsa

US $ 79

DOI: 10.2174/97816080547181130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-471-8, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-597-5




This e-book is a suitable reference on the technical and scientific competence related to effective application and integration of coo...[view complete introduction]

The Impacts of Skiing and Related Winter Recreational Activities on Mountain Environments

by,
Christian Rixen

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080548861130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-488-6, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-632-3




This e-book reviews environmental impacts of ski tourism in mountain environments. Specifically, the book addresses skiing impacts on ...[view complete introduction]

Spatial Ecology: Patterns and Processes

by,
Vikas Rai

US $ 44

DOI: 10.2174/97816080549091130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-490-9, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-710-8




Spatial Ecology elucidates processes and mechanisms which structure dynamics of real world systems; these include lak...[view complete introduction]

Towards a Unified Soil Mechanics Theory: The Use of Effective Stresses in Unsaturated Soils

by,
Eduardo Rojas

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080573991130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-739-9, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-740-5




With the application of the effective stress concept, the strength and volumetric behavior of saturated materials was clearly understo...[view complete introduction]

Environmental Zeolites and Aqueous Media: Examples of Practical Solutions

by,
Eva Chmielewska

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080593241140101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-932-4, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-933-1





The Sun-climate Connection Over the Last Millennium: Facts and Questions

by,
Maxim Ogurtsov

US $ 89

DOI: 10.2174/97816080598051150101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-980-5, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-60805-981-2




The search for a cause of the global warming phenomenon on our planet has sparked some interest in the scientific community. The conne...[view complete introduction]

Assessment and Mitigation of Indoor Radon Problem: A Case Book for Radon Professionals

by,
Ashok Kumar

US $ 69

DOI: 10.2174/97816080598741140101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-987-4, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-990-4




Radon is a highly radioactive gas and a waste product of nuclear reactors. Radon is also carcinogenic for this reason and can be linke...[view complete introduction]

Sophie’s Cave (Germany) - a Late Pleistocene Cave Bear Den

Book Series: Famous Planet Earth Caves

Volume 1
by,
Cajus G. Diedrich

US $ 24

DOI: 10.2174/97816810800001150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-000-0, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-001-7
ISSN: 2405-7207 (Print)
ISSN: 2405-7215 (Online)




Famous Planet Earth Caves - The new series presents important caves or rock shelters in any kind of rock types all ov...[view complete introduction]

FS-S8-00001 Famous Planet Earth Caves Cajus G. Diedrich
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