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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 7th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  4. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. 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

  7. 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 5th 2014 by Productivity Press

  8. Modelling the Future Water Infrastructure of Cities

    By Arlex Sanchez Torres

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    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 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2013 by CRC Press