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Our collection of 82 books.

  • Water Quality
    Water Quality
    Edited by Hlanganani Tutu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2882-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2881-6,
    426 pages, January, 2017
    As concerns increase over the scarcity of water resources and the role of anthropogenic activities, water quality is evermore important. Activities ranging from agriculture to mining have had a bearing on the quality of water that they impact. Severa ...
  • Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions
    Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2816-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2815-1,
    354 pages, December, 2016
    This edited book, Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions, is intended to provide an overview on the different environmental consequences of our anthropogenic activities, which has introduced a large number of xenobiotics that ...
  • Air Quality - Measurement and Modeling
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    Edited by Philip Sallis
    ISBN 978-953-51-2765-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2764-2,
    194 pages, December, 2016
    Addressing the matter of air quality in a collection of focused scientific topic chapters is timely as a contribution to the international discussion and challenges of global warming and climate change. This book engages with the debate by considerin ...
  • Tropical Forests - The Challenges of Maintaining Ecosystem Services while Managing the Landscape
    Tropical Forests - The Challenges of Maintaining Ecosystem Services while Managing the Landscape badge
    Edited by Juan A. Blanco, Shih-Chieh Chang and Yueh-Hsin Lo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2759-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2758-1,
    136 pages, November, 2016
    Large regions of the planet have been transformed from their natural composition into different human-made landscapes (farmlands, forest plantations, pastures, etc.). Such process, called land use change, is one of the major components of the current ...
  • Management of Hazardous Wastes
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    Edited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh and Rehab O. Abdel Rahman
    ISBN 978-953-51-2617-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2616-4,
    184 pages, October, 2016
    Rapid trend of industry and high technological progress are the main sources of the accumulation of hazardous wastes. Recently, nuclear applications have been rapidly developed, and several nuclear power plants have been started to work throughout th ...
  • Tsunami
    Tsunami
    Edited by Mohammad Mokhtari
    ISBN 978-953-51-2677-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2676-8,
    172 pages, October, 2016
    This book is a collection of contribution from experts involved in tsunami study for the purpose of covering its different aspects from generation to warning system to be applied in tsunami risk reduction. The presented chapters have been peer review ...
  • Sustainable Urbanization
    Sustainable Urbanization
    Edited by Mustafa Ergen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2653-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2652-2,
    342 pages, September, 2016
    The rapid urbanization that began with industrialization has begun to cause many problems. New approaches are emerging today to minimize these problems and make urban areas more livable. These problems include insufficient social facilities in urban ...
  • Greenhouse Gases - Selected Case Studies
    Greenhouse Gases - Selected Case Studies
    Edited by Andrew J. Manning
    ISBN 978-953-51-2683-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2682-9,
    88 pages, September, 2016
    Greenhouse Gases - Selected Case Studies, is a book which covers a range of topics. The long term effective management of the natural environment, requires a detailed understanding of greenhouse gases. This has both environmental and economic implica ...