The election of President Obama in 2008 and the apparent decline of American power in the world has rekindled an old and important debate. Is the United States exceptional in its values and institutions, as well as in the role that it is destined to play in world affairs? In this book, Stephen...
Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge
Graphics Interface 2012 was held at York University in Toronto, May 28–30, 2012, and was the 38th Graphics Interface conference. This volume is the proceedings of the oldest regularly scheduled conference in the field of computer graphics, interactive systems, and human-computer interaction. Papers...
Published July 15th 2012 by A K Peters/CRC Press
This volume gathers high-quality papers from the 37th Graphics Interface conference. These peer-reviewed papers cover advances in interactive systems, human computer interaction, and graphics. Topics include shading and rendering, geometric modeling and meshing, simulation, image-based rendering,...
Published September 1st 2011 by A K Peters/CRC Press
The Soft Path Approach to Water Management
Based on the 'soft path' approach to the energy sector, a transition is now under way to a soft path for water. This approach starts by ensuring that ecosystem needs for water are satisfied and then undertakes a radical approach to reducing human uses of water by economic and social incentives,...
Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge
The Marcell Experimental Forest (MEF) in Minnesota serves as a living laboratory and provides scientists with a fundamental understanding of peatland hydrology, acid rain impacts, nutrient and carbon cycling, trace gas emissions, and controls on mercury transport in boreal watersheds. Its important...
Published February 21st 2011 by CRC Press