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  1. Negotiating Environment and Science

    An Insider's View of International Agreements, from Driftnets to the Space Station

    By Richard J. Smith

    In this thought-provoking new book, career U.S. State Department negotiator Richard J. Smith offers readers unprecedented access to the details about some of the most complex and politically charged international agreements of the late and immediate post Cold War era. During his nine years as...

    Published March 1st 2012 by RFF Press

  2. Risk Analysis and Human Behavior

    By Baruch Fischhoff

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    The articles collected here are foundational contributions to integrating behavioural research and risk analysis. They include seminal articles on three essential challenges. One is ensuring effective two-way communication between technical experts and the lay public, so that risk analyses address...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Judgment and Decision Making

    By Baruch Fischhoff

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Behavioral decision research offers a distinctive approach to understanding and improving decision making. It combines theory and method from multiple disciples (psychology, economics, statistics, decision theory, management science). It employs both empirical methods, to study how decisions are...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Toxicology

    Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants, Third Edition

    By Ming-Ho Yu, Humio Tsunoda, Masashi Tsunoda

    Human survival depends on the availability of clean air, water, and food and on the welfare of plants and animals. However, anthropogenic and naturally occurring chemicals can cause adverse effects on living organisms and ecological processes. Environmental Toxicology: Biological and Health Effects...

    Published November 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis

    Environmental Applications and Case Studies

    By Igor Linkov, Emily Moberg

    Series: Environmental Assessment and Management

    Environmental management is often complicated and multidisciplinary and the issues that arise can be difficult to solve analytically. Often, decision makers take ad hoc approaches, which may result in the ignoring of important stakeholder opinions or decision criteria. Multi-criteria decision...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Remote Sensing of the Mine Environment

    By H. ┼×ebnem Düzgün, Nuray Demirel

    A guide for students and professionals, this introductory course book covers the basic principles of remote sensing and its applications in mine environment monitoring. Building from a reader’s basic knowledge of mine monitoring, it teaches how to implement remote sensing techniques and how to...

    Published August 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Chemicals, Environment, Health

    A Global Management Perspective

    Edited by Philip Wexler, Jan van der Kolk, Asish Mohapatra, Ravi Agarwal

    The past 40 years have seen a phenomenal growth in globally oriented public and private initiatives related to chemical and environmental issues. The groundbreaking 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm was the event responsible for initiating framework for...

    Published August 8th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Flood Hazards

    Impacts and Responses for the Built Environment

    Edited by Jessica Lamond, Colin Booth, Felix Hammond, David Proverbs

    A 360-degree view of the response to flood risk As major flooding events around the world show, the impact of flooding on the built environment can cause widespread chaos. These flood events form part of a wider pattern of increasing flood frequency coupled with increased vulnerability of the...

    Published July 27th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Environmental Impact Assessment Methodologies

    2nd Edition

    By Y. Anjaneyulu, Valli Manickam

    This Second Edition of Environmental Impact Assessment Methodologies covers basic concepts and important methodologies. It details the prediction and assessment of impacts on soil and groundwater management, surface water management, biological environment, air environment, the impact of noise...

    Published July 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Asbestos

    Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, and Health Effects, Second Edition

    Edited by Ronald F. Dodson, Samuel P. Hammar

    The first edition of Asbestos: Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, and Health Effects received critical acclaim due to the interdisciplinary nature of its content. Editors Ronald Dodson and Samuel Hammar have carefully kept this popular focus while updating and expanding the topics covered in the first...

    Published June 14th 2011 by CRC Press