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  1. Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Managing Turfgrass Pests, Second Edition

    By Thomas L. Watschke, Peter H. Dernoeden, David J. Shetlar

    Written by three of the top professionals in the turfgrass field, Managing Turfgrass Pests, Second Edition brings together hundreds of solutions and best practices to help you manage turfgrass weeds, diseases, and insects more effectively. Since the publication of the bestselling first edition,...

    Published April 16th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Reclaiming Food Security

    By Michael S. Carolan

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations – in both the present and future – the capabilities to prosper and lead long, happy, and healthy...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Solar Technologies for the 21st Century

    By Anco S. Blazev

    This book examines solar technologies, describes their properties, and evaluates the technological potential of each. It also reviews the logistics of deploying solar energy as a viable and sustainable way to solve urgent energy, environmental, and socio-economic problems. Topics discussed include...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Fairmont Press

  5. Fundamentals of Glacier Dynamics, Second Edition

    By C.J. van der Veen

    Measuring, monitoring, and modeling technologies and methods changed the field of glaciology significantly in the 14 years since the publication of the first edition of Fundamentals of Glacier Dynamics. Designed to help readers achieve the basic level of understanding required to describe and model...

    Published March 26th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Investing in Water for a Green Economy

    Services, Infrastructure, Policies and Management

    Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau

    In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world’s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Water Co-Management

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg

    Co-management is a highly dynamic, evolving, adaptive, and forward looking process. This edited volume covers theoretical background and includes supporting lessons learnt from field experiences. The book has case studies from both North and South America (co-management of fisheries,...

    Published February 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Environmental Hazards

    Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster, 6th Edition

    By Keith Smith

    The much expanded sixth edition of Environmental Hazards provides a fully up-to-date overview of all the extreme events that threaten people and what they value in the 21st century. It integrates cutting-edge material from the physical and social sciences to illustrate how natural and human systems...

    Published January 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Commodities Markets and Emissions Trading

    Towards a Low-Carbon Future

    By Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez

    Market-based solutions to environmental problems offer great promise, but require complex public policies that take into account the many institutional factors necessary for the market to work and that guard against the social forces that can derail good public policies. Using insights about...

    Published December 20th 2012 by RFF Press

  10. Hydraulic Fill Manual

    For Dredging and Reclamation Works

    Edited by Jan van 't Hoff, Art Nooy van der Kolff

    Without proper hydraulic fill and suitable specialised equipment, many major infrastructure projects such as ports, airports, roads, industrial or housing projects could not be realised. Yet comprehensive information about hydraulic fill is difficult to find. This thoroughly researched book,...

    Published December 18th 2012 by CRC Press