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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 6th 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 May 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  3. 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 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. 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 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

    Edited by Grenville Barnes, Brian Child

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Scale in Spatial Information and Analysis

    By Jingxiong Zhang, Peter Atkinson, Michael F. Goodchild

    Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for...

    Published April 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive systems (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and histories....

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Power Generation and the Environment

    By Anco S. Blazev

    Natural and man-made changes in the environment create a very complex picture. This book analyzes this picture and provides snapshots of different areas of interest and makes suggestions for future work on cleaning and stabilizing the Earth’s environment. Starting with conventional energy...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  9. Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities

    Edited by Jodi Frawley, Iain McCalman

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Research from a humanist perspective has much to offer in interrogating the social and cultural ramifications of invasion ecologies. The impossibility of securing national boundaries against accidental transfer and the unpredictable climatic changes of our time have introduced new dimensions and...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge