Environmental Sciences

  • Greenhouse Gases
    Greenhouse Gases
    Editor Bernardo Llamas Moya and Juan Pous
    ISBN 978-953-51-2273-9
    314 pages, March, 2016
    Sustainability should be a key component of every process, safeguarding resources and reserves for future generations. This book shows how a responsible use of resources is possible, offering valid technological alternatives to fight climate change. ...
  • Alternative Fuels, Technical and Environmental Conditions
    Alternative Fuels, Technical and Environmental Conditions
    Editor Krzysztof Biernat
    ISBN 978-953-51-2269-2
    190 pages, March, 2016
    The presented book provides an overview of the most widely used alternative fuels in the power supply systems in spark-ignition engines and compression-ignition engines, such as LPG, CNG and RME, including the assessment of their operational usefulne ...
  • Invertebrates - Experimental Models in Toxicity Screening
    Invertebrates - Experimental Models in Toxicity Screening
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2246-3
    126 pages, February, 2016
    This edited book, Invertebrates-Experimental Models in Toxicity Screening, is intended to provide an overview of the use of conventional and nonconventional invertebrate species as experimental models for the study of different toxicological aspects ...
  • Current Air Quality Issues
    Current Air Quality Issues
    Editor Farhad Nejadkoorki
    ISBN 978-953-51-2180-0
    654 pages, October, 2015
    Air pollution is thus far one of the key environmental issues in urban areas. Comprehensive air quality plans are required to manage air pollution for a particular area. Consequently, air should be continuously sampled, monitored, and modeled to exam ...
  • Emerging Pollutants in the Environment - Current and Further Implications
    Emerging Pollutants in the Environment - Current and Further Implications
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2160-2
    238 pages, September, 2015
    This edited book, Emerging Pollutants in the Environment Current and Further Implications, includes overviews by significant researchers on the topic of emerging pollutants toxicology, which covers the hazardous effects of common emerging xenobiotic ...
  • 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
    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 ...
  • Applied Bioremediation - Active and Passive Approaches
    Applied Bioremediation - Active and Passive Approaches
    Editor Yogesh B. Patil and Prakash Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-1200-6
    406 pages, October, 2013
    Bioremediation technologies are gaining immense credibility in the field of waste management because of their eco-compatibility nature. Biomass can interact and confront with water and soil pollutants in both active (live) as well as passive (dead) w ...
  • Management Strategies to Adapt Alpine Space Forests to Climate Change Risks
    Management Strategies to Adapt Alpine Space Forests to Climate Change Risks
    Editor Gillian Ann Cerbu, Marc Hanewinkel, Giacomo Gerosa and Robert Jandl
    ISBN 978-953-51-1194-8
    394 pages, August, 2013
    Climate scenarios suggest that current forest stands will face radically different temperature and precipitation conditions in the future. Developing future strategies for forest management in the face of uncertain and highly variable forecasts of fu ...