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Forthcoming Natural Hazards & Risk Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans

    A Global Perspective

    By Chris Maser

    Series: Social Environmental Sustainability

    Written by Chris Maser, one of the architects of the sustainability movement, Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective explores a critical number of the myriad aspects that comprise the great, reciprocal feedback loops between the mountain peaks, the deep sea, and everywhere in...

    To Be Published October 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

    Edited by Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and...

    To Be Published October 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems

    Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization

    By Robert J. Livingston

    Series: CRC Marine Science

    Produced by a Leading Aquatic Scientist A narrative account of how estuaries around the world are being altered by human forces and human-induced global climate changes, Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization chronicles a...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Ecological Causal Assessment

    Edited by Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II

    Series: Environmental Assessment and Management

    This book is for scientists and engineers who are involved or may become involved with a causal investigation of an undesirable ecological effect. The book provides a deeper understanding of different philosophical and analytical approaches, and of cognitive tendencies that can lead to errors....

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Long-Term Community Recovery from Natural Disasters

    By Lucy A. Arendt, Daniel J Alesch

    After a natural disaster, rebuilding the physical artifact of the community is necessary, but not alone sufficient for long-term community recovery. This book addresses the need to understand how communities develop and/or decay after an extreme natural hazard event. It focuses on how these events...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. 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...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Series: Energy and the Environment

    This book outlines the environmental implications of several renewable energy sources, including solar, wind, hydro, tidal, biomass, and geothermal. Each comes with its own unique benefits as well as downsides. For example, impacts might include sensitive land use concerns, animal habitat...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by CRC Press

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

    By Yasir Salih Ahmed Ali

    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...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. 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...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment

    A Practical Approach, Second Edition

    By Nicholas J. Bahr

    This book provides a comprehensive and easily accessible guide on how to build safety into products as well as into industrial processes. Using a systems approach, the book covers the best system safety techniques used in various industries, types of hazard analyses, safety checklists and other...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by CRC Press