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  1. Agrometeorology in Extreme Events and Natural Disasters

    By H.P. Das

    Despite the current technological advancement, agriculture is still a vital source of livelihood. It is essentially dependent on weather and climate, and adversely affected by extreme events in this respect. Over the past few decades, extreme events such as droughts, floods, storms, tropical...

    Published May 9th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Preparing NEPA Environmental Assessments

    A User’s Guide to Best Professional Practices

    By Charles Eccleston, J. Peyton Doub

    Although upwards of 50,000 environmental assessments (EAs) are prepared annually—compared to some 500 environmental impact statements (EISs)—the focus of U.S. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations is on defining requirements for preparing EISs. Written by Charles Eccleston and J....

    Published May 7th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage

    Understanding CCS Representations, Governance and Innovation

    Edited by Nils Markusson, Simon Shackley, Benjamin Evar

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has emerged rapidly as a crucial technological option for decarbonising electricity supply and mitigating climate change. Great hopes are being pinned on this new technology but it is also facing growing scepticism and criticism. This book is the first to bring...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. A Methodology for Processing Raw LIDAR Data to Support Urban Flood Modelling Framework

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Ahmad Fikri Bin Abdullah

    The consequences of recent floods and flash floods in many parts of the world have been devastating. One way to improving flood management practice is to invest in data collection and modelling activities which enable an understanding of the functioning of a system and the selection of...

    Published April 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Principles of Ecotoxicology, Fourth Edition

    By C.H. Walker, R.M. Sibly, S.P. Hopkin, D.B. Peakall

    Cutting across traditional subject boundaries, Principles of Ecotoxicology, Fourth Edition gives readers an integrated view of ecotoxicology, from molecules to ecosystems. This new edition of a bestselling textbook continues to emphasize principles rather than practice, providing the...

    Published March 11th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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