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  1. Ectomycorrhizal Symbioses in Tropical and Neotropical Forests

    Edited by Amadou M. Bâ, Krista L. McGuire, Abdala G. Diédhiou

    Ectomycorrhizal symbiosis plays a major role in biodiversity and stability of ecosystems in tropical forests. It is a research imperative in tropical and neotropical forest ecosystems because they contain ecologically and economically important tree species. This book provides an overview of the...

    Published February 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Green Power

    Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation

    Edited by Joao Neiva de Figueiredo, Mauro F. Guillén

    Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Productivity Press

  3. Modelling the Future Water Infrastructure of Cities

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Arlex Sanchez Torres

    Many cities around the world are facing considerable pressure to cope with urban development, sustaining economic growth and providing basic living conditions. Urban infrastructure is aging and uncontrolled urbanization leads to considerable pressure on economic resources. Hence there is a need for...

    Published February 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao, Ran Chen

    Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development brings together 242 peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2013 International Conference on Frontiers of Energy and Environment Engineering, held in Xiamen, China, November 28-29, 2013. The main objective of this proceedings set is to take the...

    Published December 16th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Thermal Use of Shallow Groundwater

    By Fritz Stauffer, Peter Bayer, Philipp Blum, Nelson Molina Giraldo, Wolfgang Kinzelbach

    The thermal use of the shallow subsurface is increasingly being promoted and implemented as one of many promising measures for saving energy. A series of questions arises concerning the design and management of underground and groundwater heat extraction systems, such as the sharing of the thermal...

    Published December 11th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Handbook of Mathematics and Statistics for the Environment

    By Frank R. Spellman, Nancy E. Whiting

    A thorough revision of the previous "Environmental Engineer’s Mathematics Handbook," this book offers readers an unusual approach to presenting environmental math concepts, emphasizing the relationship between the principles in natural processes and environmental processes. It integrates the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Women, Livestock Ownership and Markets

    Bridging the Gender Gap in Eastern and Southern Africa

    Edited by Jemimah Njuki, Pascal C. Sanginga

    This book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Network Economics of Marine Ecosystems and their Exploitation

    By Christian Mullon

    This book addresses the question of the double exposure of marine ecosystems, i.e. to both global climate changes and economic globalization. This book contains a short, but self sufficient mathematical introduction, the formalization in the context of Network economics of global commodity chains,...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Water Tech

    A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector

    By William Sarni, Tamin Pechet

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world. In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge