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  1. Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Approaches from the Nordic Countries, EU and USA

    Edited by Nicolas de Sadeleer

    From fisheries to persistent organic pollutants to climate change itself, no other environmental principle in environmental law has produced as much controversy as the precautionary principle. Unlike a preventive approach in which action is taken provided that the threats to the environment are...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Trust in Cooperative Risk Management

    Uncertainty and Scepticism in the Public Mind

    By Timothy C. Earle

    Edited by Michael Siegrist, Heinz Gutscher

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world?s leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk management and communication. Drawing on a wide...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Natural History of Earth

    Debating Long-Term Change in the Geosphere and Biosphere

    By Richard John Huggett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    Using a broad selection of classic and current sources, The Natural History of the Earth probes selected discussions within biology, climatology, geology, and geomorphology and explores a selection of debates about Earth and life history, considering their origins and their present state-of-play....

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. One Century of the Discovery of Arsenicosis in Latin America (1914-2014) As2014

    Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, May 11-16, 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Edited by Marta I. Litter, Hugo B. Nicolli, J. Martin Meichtry, N. Quici, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya, Ravi Naidu

    Series: Arsenic in the Environment - Proceedings

    Arsenic has been an issue of concern since decades because of the serious incidence on human health coming from ingestion of water with small amounts of arsenic for prolonged periods. The presence of Arsenic in water, intended for drinking, has caused the spread of arsenicosis, a set of signs and...

    Published April 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Delivering Change

    Towards Fit-for-Purpose Governance of Adaptation to Flooding and Drought, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Jeroen Rijke

    This book addresses pressing challenges of policy makers, planners and project managers in the water sector to successfully implement adaptation action. Taking into account both strategic planning and implementation of adaptation projects, it provides principles and attributes that contribute to...

    Published April 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Delivering Integrated Flood Risk Management

    Governance for Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation - UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Sebastiaan van Herk

    The frequency and consequences of extreme flood events have increased rapidly worldwide in recent decades and climate change and economic growth are likely to exacerbate this trend. Flood protection measures alone cannot accommodate the future frequencies and impacts of flooding. Integrated flood...

    Published March 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Manual of Soil Laboratory Testing

    Volume III: Effective Stress Tests, Third Edition

    By K. H. Head, Roger Epps

    This volume provides a comprehensive working manual for the laboratory testing of soils for civil engineers. It is an essential practical handbook for all who are engaged in laboratory testing of soils as well as being of great value to professional engineers, consultants, academics and students in...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Whittles Publishing

  8. The Future of Helium as a Natural Resource

    Edited by William J. Nuttall, Richard Clarke, Bartek Glowacki

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The book reveals the changing dynamics of the helium industry on both the supply-side and the demand-side. The helium industry has a long-term future and this important gas will have a role to play for many decades to come. Major new users of helium are expected to enter the market, especially in...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Engineering Hydrology (Three-Volume Set)

    Edited by Saeid Eslamian

    While most books examine only the classical aspects of hydrology, this three-volume set covers multiple aspects of hydrology, and includes contributions from experts from more than 30 countries. It examines new approaches, addresses growing concerns about hydrological and ecological connectivity,...

    Published March 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Handbook of Engineering Hydrology

    Fundamentals and Applications

    Edited by Saeid Eslamian

    While most books only examine the classical aspects of hydrology, the three-volume set covers multiple aspects of hydrology, and includes contributions from experts from more than 30 countries. It examines new approaches, addresses growing concerns about hydrological and ecological connectivity,...

    Published March 20th 2014 by CRC Press