Books in category Technology & Engineering – Environmental

  • Lake Biwa Interactions between Nature and People

    Lake Biwa: Interactions between Nature and People
    Hiroya Kawanabe, Machiko Nishino, Masayoshi Maehata

    This book focuses on the long-term interactions between people and nature in and around Lake Biwa, one of the oldest lakes in the world.

  • Climate Change and Africa

    Climate Change and Africa
    Pak Sum Low

    This book presents the issues of most relevance to Africa, such as past and present climate, desertification, biomass burning and its implications for atmospheric chemistry and climate, energy generation, sea-level rise, ENSO-induced …

  • Methods for Genetic Risk Assessment

    Methods for Genetic Risk Assessment
    David Brusick

    Methods for Genetic Risk Assessment features contributions from international experts to provide a comprehensive review of the current status of genetic risk assessment.

  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Volume 208

    Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Volume 208
    Pim De Voogt

    – Perfluorinated Substances in Human Food and Other Sources of Human Exposure by Wendy D’Hollander, Pim de Voogt, Wim De Coena, and Lieven Bervoetsa.- Index.

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XXI

    Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XXI
    Douw G. Steyn, Silvia Trini Castelli

    The work will provide useful reference material for students and professors interested in air pollution modeling at the graduate level as well as researchers and professionals involved in developing and utilizing air pollution models.

  • Energieeffizenz und Erneuerbare Energien Im StĂ dtebaurecht

    Energieeffizenz und Erneuerbare Energien Im Städtebaurecht
    Stephan Mitschang

    This book grew out of the third meeting of the Platform of Experts in Planning Law held in Berlin, Germany on September 21-22, 2009. The Platform is an international group of planning experts.

  • Blackwell s Concise Encyclopedia of Environmental Management

    Blackwell’s Concise Encyclopedia of Environmental Management
    Peter P. Calow

    Around 650 key terms will be defined in language that can easily be understood by the non-expert. Key acronyms will be included. Socio/economic terms will be discussed as well as scientific terms.

  • Novel Methods for Monitoring and Managing Land and Water Resources in Siberia

    Novel Methods for Monitoring and Managing Land and Water Resources in Siberia
    Lothar Mueller, Askhad K. Sheudshen, Frank Eulenstein

    This book presents an analysis of land and water resources in Siberia, initially characterizing the landscapes, their ecosystems, crucial processes, human impacts on soil and water quality, and the status quo of available research.

  • Analysis of Enforcement According to Reach

    Analysis of Enforcement According to Reach

    In August 2004 the Nordic Council of Ministers granted funds to the Nordic Chemicals Group to start a joint Nordic project on "Analysis of the enforcement according to REACH".

  • Climate Change Impacts for the Conterminous USA

    Climate Change Impacts for the Conterminous USA
    Norman J. Rosenberg, James A. Edmonds

    This volume employs an improved Integrated Assessment methodology to analyze the impact of several climate change scenarios on agriculture, water resources, unmanaged ecosystems, irrigation, and land use in the United States, along with …

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