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  1. Space-time Variation of Hydrological Processes and Water Resources in Rwanda

    Focus on the Migina Catchment, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Omar Munyaneza

    Presenting the hydrological research carried out in the Migina catchment (260 km2), Southern Rwanda with the objective to explore the hydrological trends and climate linkages for catchments in Rwanda (26,338 km2), and to contribute to the understanding of dominant hydrological process interactions....

    Published June 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources (Online)

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    Maintenance of clean air and water and preservation of land resources and native biodiversity are among the major challenges that society is facing for sustainability of all well-being on Earth. The volumes of this encyclopedia will provide a suite of the most current state of the art comprehensive...

    Published June 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Food Security, Food Prices and Climate Variability

    By Molly E. Brown

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    The agriculture system is under pressure to increase production every year as global population expands and more people move from a diet mostly made up of grains, to one with more meat, dairy and processed foods. This book uses a decade of primary research to examine how weather and...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Global Urban Monitoring and Assessment through Earth Observation

    Edited by Qihao Weng

    Series: Remote Sensing Applications Series

    Cities and towns are the original producers of many of the global environmental problems related to waste disposal, air and water pollution. There is a rapidly growing need for technologies that will enable monitoring of the world’s natural resources and urban assets, and managing exposure to...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Sharks: Conservation, Governance and Management

    Edited by Erika J. Techera, Natalie Klein

    This book explores the global conservation and management of sharks. There has been a rapid decline in populations of many shark species, while new science has emerged of the critical role they play in marine ecosystems. However, the authors show that conservation law and policy have been slow...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress

    An Environmental History

    By Cameron Muir

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Food and the global agricultural system has become one of the defining public concerns of the twenty-first century. Ecological disorder and inequity is at the heart of our food system. This thoughtful and confronting book tells the story of how the development of modern agriculture promised...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Prioritizing Policies

    By Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Juha Siikamäki, Daniel Velez-Lopez

    Series: Environment for Development

    Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is exceptionally biodiverse. It contains about half of the world’s remaining tropical forests, nearly one-fifth of its coastal habitats, and some of its most productive agricultural and marine areas. But agriculture, fishing and other human...

    Published May 20th 2014 by RFF Press

  8. Rural Wealth Creation

    Edited by John L. Pender, Bruce A. Weber, Thomas G. Johnson, J. Matthew Fannin

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    This book investigates the role of wealth in achieving sustainable rural economic development. The authors define wealth as all assets net of liabilities that can contribute to well-being, and they provide examples of many forms of capital – physical, financial, human, natural, social, and others....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mathematical Techniques in GIS, Second Edition

    By Peter Dale

    Explaining the fundamentals that support the manipulation and display of geographic information, this book focuses on basic mathematical techniques and reviews the characteristics of geographic information. The new edition contains end-of-chapter summaries, thorough revisions to every chapter,...

    Published May 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Peanuts

    Edited by Nalini Mallikarjuna, Rajeev K. Varshney

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Peanut, an amphidiploid, is an important food and oil crop and has an interesting evolutionary history. This book provides a glimpse of the advances in genetic resources and genomics research of peanut made during the last decade. It contains an overview of germplasm, advances in genetic and...

    Published May 15th 2014 by CRC Press