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New and Published Books

  1. Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive systems (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and histories....

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Wastewater Stabilization Ponds

    By Frank R. Spellman, Joanne E. Drinan

    Ponds (lagoons) have been used for centuries with great success in the treatment of wastewater. Ponds created for treatment, known as stabilization ponds, model the physical and biochemical interactions that occur in natural ponds. Easy to build and manage, stabilization ponds can accommodate large...

    Published April 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Compendium of Bioenergy Plants

    Switchgrass

    Edited by Hong Luo, Yanqi Wu, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Compendium Of Bioenergy Plants

    This book contains the most comprehensive reviews on the latest development of switchgrass research including the agronomy of the plant, the use of endophytes and mycorrhizae for biomass production, genetics and breeding of bioenergy related traits, molecular genetics and molecular breeding,...

    Published March 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Compendium of Bioenergy Plants

    Corn

    Edited by Stephen L. Goldman, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Compendium Of Bioenergy Plants

    This book evaluates maize as a bioenergy fuel source from two perspectives. It explores whether the input energy needed to generate fuel significantly exceeded by the energy harvested. In examining this issue, the chapters provide assessments of the social, economic, and political impact on fuel...

    Published February 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao, Ran Chen

    Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development brings together 242 peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2013 International Conference on Frontiers of Energy and Environment Engineering, held in Xiamen, China, November 28-29, 2013. The main objective of this proceedings set is to take the...

    Published December 16th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. The Effects of Induced Hydraulic Fracturing on the Environment

    Commercial Demands vs. Water, Wildlife, and Human Ecosystems

    Edited by Matthew McBroom

    Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" as it is commonly known, refers to the practice of using liquids at very high pressures to fragment rock, thereby allowing natural gas to be harvested. This process increases energy resources but also has some negative environmental impacts as well. This book...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Apple Academic Press

  7. Emerging Technologies

    Socio-Behavioral Life Cycle Approaches

    Edited by Nora Savage, Michael E. Gorman, Anita Street

    Traditional Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) methodologies affect the public health and environmental impacts from a material, product, process or activity. The authors of this book suggest that a more holistic approach that incorporates societal and behavioral dimensions will create better results. They...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Pan Stanford Publishing

  8. Energy Management Reference Library CD, Fourth Edition

    By Steve Doty, Wayne C. Turner, Barney L. Capehart, William J. Kennedy, Klaus-Dieter E. Pawlik, Albert Thumann, D. Paul Mehta

    The Energy Management Reference Library CD-ROM includes 2100 pages of text, graphics, and charts and contains the following complete books: Energy Management Handbook, 8th Edition, Guide to Energy Management, 7th Edition, Solutions Manual for Guide to Energy Management, 7th Edition, and Handbook of...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Fairmont Press

  9. Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Watts

    A clear, concise discussion of today’s hottest topics in climate change, including adapting to climate change and geo-engineering to mitigate the effects of change, Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition takes on the tough questions of what to do and offers real solutions to the...

    Published March 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Encyclopedia of Environmental Management 4 Volume Set (Print Version)

    Edited by Sven Erik Jorgensen

    Winner of an Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine Encyclopedia of Environmental Management gives a comprehensive overview of environmental problems, their sources, their assessment, and their solutions. Through in-depth entries and a topical table of contents, readers will quickly...

    Published December 12th 2012 by CRC Press