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  1. Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

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

    Focus on the Migina Catchment

    By Omar Munyaneza

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    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

  3. 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

  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, and 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. Mathematical Techniques in GIS, Second Edition

    By Peter Dale

    The second edition of a bestseller, Mathematical Techniques in GIS demystifies the mathematics used in the manipulation of spatially related data. The author takes a step-by-step approach through the basics of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus that underpin the management of...

    Published May 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Freshwater

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Freshwater is our planet’s most precious resource, and also the least conserved. Freshwater makes up only 3 percent of the total water on the planet, and yet the majority (1.9 percent) is held in a frozen state in glaciers, icebergs, and polar ice fields. This leaves approximately one-half of 1...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Mountains

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Always awe-inspiring, mountainous areas contain hundreds of millions of years of history, stretching back to the earliest continental landforms. This book shows how mountains are characterized by their distinctive geological, ecological, and biological conditions. Often, they are so large that they...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge