Environmental Sciences

  • Storage Stability of Fuels
    Storage Stability of Fuels
    Editor Krzysztof Biernat
    ISBN 978-953-51-1734-6
    276 pages, February, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 658 times.
    This book presents an analysis of the results of studies of motor fuels ageing, conducted in laboratory and model conditions, in terms of building a system operating on-line, allowing continuous assessment of the operational usability of gasoline and ...
  • Biodiversity - The Dynamic Balance of the Planet
    Biodiversity - The Dynamic Balance of the Planet
    Editor Oscar Grillo
    ISBN 978-953-51-1315-7
    378 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 8316 times.
    The current world biodiversity consists of an inestimable amount of living forms, that at all levels, from genes to biomes, from individuals to populations, from species to communities, are in constant pursuit of the best strategies to react to the n ...
  • Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
    Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
    Editor Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-51-1235-8
    918 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 20330 times.
    Soil is an irreplaceable resource that sustains life on the planet, challenged by food and energy demands of an increasing population. Therefore, soil contamination constitutes a critical issue to be addressed if we are to secure the life quality of ...
  • Advances in Landscape Architecture
    Advances in Landscape Architecture
    Editor Murat Özyavuz
    ISBN 978-953-51-1167-2
    938 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 89437 times.
    Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor and public spaces to achieve environmental, socio-behavioral, and/or aesthetic outcomes. It involves the systematic investigation of existing social, ecological, and geological conditions and processes ...
  • Environmental Change and Sustainability
    Environmental Change and Sustainability
    Editor Steven Silvern and Stephen Young
    ISBN 978-953-51-1094-1
    312 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 17195 times.
    Environments around the globe are undergoing human-induced change. Human population growth, rapid urbanization, expanding global economy, and the diffusion of western consumer lifestyles are placing increasing pressure on natural and social systems. ...
  • Evapotranspiration - An Overview
    Evapotranspiration - An Overview
    Editor Stavros G. Alexandris
    ISBN 978-953-51-1115-3
    284 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 13398 times.
    Evapotranspiration - An Overview contains recent advances in the physics of evaporation and transpiration from a typical experimental site to large scale areas. It incorporates many years of authors experience with the latest research on the methods ...
  • Herbivory
    Editor Breno Barros and Marcus E. B. Fernandes
    ISBN 978-953-51-1052-1
    86 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6431 times.
    Studies of herbivory provide important insights into fundamental questions in many areas of the biological sciences. The focus on natural systems is more effective for the prediction of potential changes in ecosystems, given that agricultural systems ...
  • Current Perspectives in Contaminant Hydrology and Water Resources Sustainability
    Current Perspectives in Contaminant Hydrology and Water Resources Sustainability
    Editor Paul M. Bradley
    ISBN 978-953-51-1046-0
    342 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 21594 times.
    Human society depends on liquid freshwater resources to meet drinking, sanitation and hygiene, agriculture, and industry needs. Improved resource monitoring and better understanding of the anthropogenic threats to freshwater environments are critical ...