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  1. Chemical Property Estimation

    Theory and Application

    By Edward Baum

    Our world is widely contaminated with damaging chemicals, and companies create thousands of new, potentially dangerous chemicals each year. Due to the difficulty and expense of obtaining accurate measurements and the unreliability of reported values, we know surprisingly little about the properties...

    Published December 29th 1997 by CRC Press

  2. Economics of Carbon Sequestration in Forestry

    By Terry J. Logan

    Since the 1992 Earth Summit, there have been increased efforts on an international scale to address global climate change. Reducing the increased levels of CO2 and other "greenhouse gases," which are believed to be contributing to this climatic change, will require major effort on the part of the...

    Published December 29th 1997 by CRC Press

  3. Greenhouses

    Advanced Technology for Protected Horticulture

    By Joe J. Hanan

    A greenhouse provides an essential means of livelihood to its owner and must be economically practical for the particular climate in which it stands. Greenhouses: Advanced Technology for Protected Horticulture addresses the major environmental factors of light, temperature, water, nutrition, and...

    Published December 29th 1997 by CRC Press

  4. Handbook of Estimation Methods in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Chemistry

    By Sven E. Jorgensen, B. Halling Sorensen, Henrik Mahler

    Series: Environmental & Ecological (Math) Modeling

    Slightly more than 100,000 chemicals are produced in such an amount that they are threatening to the environment. These include common chemicals such as household cleaners, detergents, cosmetics, medicines, and pesticides. The Handbook of Estimation Methods in Ecotoxicology and Environmental...

    Published December 29th 1997 by CRC Press

  5. Dictionary of Environmentally Important Chemicals

    By David C. Ayres, Desmond G. Hellier

    A quick reference for information on chemicals of environmental importance, this dictionary has been carefully compiled and designed to make it useful for students. About 600 substances are covered in alphabetically arranged entries: these include some 70 pesticides. Entries vary in detail...

    Published December 18th 1997 by CRC Press

  6. Ecosystems

    A Functional Approach

    By Gordon Dickinson, Kevin Murphy

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Ecosystems introduces the basic concepts and processes in the ecosystem and explores its role in solving environmental problems. Examining the development of the ecosystem concept, the book explains how ecosystems function and analyzes the complex interactions between life and its physical...

    Published November 27th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Chemical Analysis

    By S. Mitra, B.B. Kebbekus

    The study of the environment requires the reliable and accurate measurement of extremely small quantities of chemicals and the ability to determine if they are pollutants or naturally occurring species. Historically, a "dilute and disperse" method of waste disposal has been accepted; yet as we...

    Published November 27th 1997 by CRC Press

  8. Forest Products Biotechnology

    Edited by Alan Bruce, John Palfreyman

    Industries are developing radical, new biotechnology processes to expand and develop their range of products that originate from the world's forests. As a result of the growing understanding of the process involved, biotechnology is also helping reduce any adverse impact on the environment.; This...

    Published November 27th 1997 by CRC Press

  9. Southern Forested Wetlands

    Ecology and Management

    By Michael G. Messina, William H. Conner

    New information on managing forested wetlands is often developed in isolation of other activities occurring in the region. Although many excellent texts exist on the ecology of southern forested wetlands none present both the ecological and management aspects of these important ecosystems. Compiled...

    Published November 11th 1997 by CRC Press

  10. Agricultural Biotechnology

    By Arie Altman

    Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment

    This work integrates basic biotechnological methodologies with up-to-date agricultural practices, offering solutions to specific agricultural needs and problems from plant and crop yield to animal husbandry. It presents and evaluates the limitations of classical methodologies and the potential of...

    Published November 6th 1997 by CRC Press