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  1. Refining the Committee Approach and Uncertainty Prediction in Hydrological Modelling

    By Nagendra Kayastha

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Due to the complexity of hydrological systems a single model may be unable to capture the full range of a catchment response and accurately predict the stream flows. A solution could be in the use of several specialized models organized in the so-called committees. Refining the committee approach...

    Published January 4th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Geotherapy

    Innovative Methods of Soil Fertility Restoration, Carbon Sequestration, and Reversing CO2 Increase

    Edited by Thomas J. Goreau, Ronal W. Larson, Joanna Campe

    A Practical, Get-Your-Hands-in-the-Soil Manual Global climate change, increasing pollution, and continued rapid population growth is wreaking havoc on the planet. Stabilizing the environment at safe levels requires a large-scale restoration of damaged ecosystems. Geotherapy: Innovative Methods of...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Impact of Global Changes on Mountains

    Responses and Adaptation

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Axel Borsdorf, Jürgen Breuste, Prakash Chandra Tiwari, Flavia Witkowski Frangetto

    Mountain regions encompass nearly 24 percent of the total land surface of the earth and are home to approximately 12 percent of the world’s population. Their ecosystems play a critical role in sustaining human life both in the highlands and the lowlands. During recent years, resource use in high...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology

    The Science of Pollution, Fourth Edition

    By Michael C. Newman

    An integrated analysis exploring current and relevant concepts, Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology: The Science of Pollution, Fourth Edition extends the dialogue further from the previous editions and beyond conventional ecosystems. It explores landscape, regional, and biospheric topics, communicating...

    Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas

    Their Ecology and Biodiversity

    By Edward J. Petuch, Robert F. Myers

    Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas: Their Ecology and Biodiversity is the first comprehensive overview of the ecology and biodiversity of the phylum Mollusca in the area of Florida extending from the Dry Tortugas and Ten Thousand Islands in the west to Palm Beach in the...

    Published December 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment

    A Practical Approach, Second Edition

    By Nicholas J. Bahr

    We all know that safety should be an integral part of the systems that we build and operate. The public demands that they are protected from accidents, yet industry and government do not always know how to reach this common goal. This book gives engineers and managers working in companies and...

    Published December 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. The Impact of Soil Erosion in the Upper Blue Nile on Downstream Reservoir Sedimentation

    By Yasir Salih Ahmed Ali

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Population growth in the Blue Nile Basin has led to fast land-use changes from forest to agricultural land, which resulted in speeding up the soil erosion processes producing highly negative impacts on the local soil fertility and agricultural productivity. The eroded sediment is transported...

    Published December 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Series: Energy and the Environment

    Renewable Energy Has a Good Side and a Bad Side… Evaluate Both All energy sources affect the environment in which we live. While fossil fuels may essentially do more harm, renewable energy sources can also pose a threat to the environment. Allowing for the various renewable energy sources: solar,...

    Published December 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean

    Processes and Perspectives from the Past and Present

    By John B. Thornes, John Wainwright

    The Mediterranean has been subject to changing human settlement and land use patterns for millennia, and has a history of human exploitation in an inherently unstable landscape. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean reviews both physical and social aspects of this region, in relation to its...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge