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  1. Thermodynamics and Ecological Modelling

    By Sven E. Jorgensen

    Series: Environmental & Ecological (Math) Modeling

    Thermodynamics is used increasingly in ecology to understand the system properties of ecosystems because it is a basic science that describes energy transformation from a holistic view. In the last decade, many contributions to ecosystem theory based on thermodynamics have been published, therefore...

    Published September 28th 2000 by CRC Press

  2. The Potential of U.S. Grazing Lands to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect

    Edited by Ronald F. Follett, John M. Kimble

    Grazing lands represent the largest and most diverse land resource-taking up over half the earth's land surface. The large area grazing land occupies, its diversity of climates and soils, and the potential to improve its use and productivity all contribute to its importance for sequestering C and...

    Published September 15th 2000 by CRC Press

  3. Floods

    Edited by Dennis J. Parker

    Floods occur in most parts of the world and range from being welcomed annual occurrences, to natural disasters which have countless physical and societal impacts. Floods presents the most comprehensive collection to date of new research, providing a rich body of theory and experience and drawing...

    Published September 14th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Geophysical & Astrophysical Convection

    Edited by Peter A Fox, Robert M. Kerr

    Series: The Fluid Mechanics of Astrophysics and Geophysics

    Geophysical and Astrophysical Convection collects important papers from an international group of the world's foremost researchers in geophysical and astrophysical convection to present a concise overview of recent thinking in the field. Topics include: Atmospheric convection, solar and stellar...

    Published August 8th 2000 by CRC Press

  5. Global Climate Change and Cold Regions Ecosystems

    Edited by John M. Kimble

    Series: Advances in Soil Science

    Global Climate Change and Cold Regions Ecosystems provides information on soil processes and the carbon cycle in cold ecoregions as well as the soil carbon pool and its fluxes in the soils of cold ecoregions. Filling a void in this area of soil science, this resource explains soil processes...

    Published June 28th 2000 by CRC Press

  6. Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons and Cylcones

    Edited by David Longshore

    Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones covers all major aspects of tropical cyclone activity. More than 200 extensively cross-referenced A-Z entries define technical terms and offer narrative accounts of history's major tropical storms. Coverage includes: meteorological terms and...

    Published May 1st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Glaciers and Environmental Change

    By Atle Nesje, Svein Olat Dahl

    Series: Key Issues in Environmental Change

    This authoritative new text provides a thorough, updated account of glaciers and ice sheets as monitors and indicators of environmental change. It examines the record of environmental change within glaciers and ice sheets, and that of past environments left by retreating glaciers. These themes are...

    Published April 28th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Ecosystem Theories and Management

    Edited by Felix Muller

    Series: Environmental & Ecological (Math) Modeling

    As part of the Environmental and Ecological Modeling Handbooks series, the Handbook of Ecosystem Theories and Management provides a comprehensive overview of ecosystem theory and the tools - ecological engineering, ecological modeling, ecotoxicology and ecological economics -to manage these...

    Published February 10th 2000 by CRC Press

  9. Management of River Basins and Dams

    The Zambezi River Basin

    Edited by M.J. Tumbare

    The Zambezi river basin is the fourth largest river basin in Africa and drains a total of some 1350.000 square km. The basin drains eight countries: Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The river flows over the famous Victoria Falls into the third...

    Published January 1st 2000 by CRC Press

  10. Global Climate Change and Tropical Ecosystems

    Edited by John M. Kimble, Bobby A. Stewart

    Tropical ecosystems - the regions between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn - play an important role in global processes, economic issues, and political concerns. In their natural state, tropical ecosystems support a large quantity of above- and below-ground biomass, and constitute a major part...

    Published December 20th 1999 by CRC Press