Environmental Sciences

  • Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
    Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination NEW
    Editor Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-51-1235-8
    918 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1804 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
    924 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 50173 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
    301 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11690 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
    276 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10223 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
    Herbivory
    Editor Breno Barros and Marcus E. B. Fernandes
    ISBN 978-953-51-1052-1
    76 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4314 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
    333 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15465 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 ...
  • Soil Processes and Current Trends in Quality Assessment
    Soil Processes and Current Trends in Quality Assessment
    Editor Maria C. Hernandez Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-51-1029-3
    433 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 18733 times.
    Natural processes and human activities alter the properties and quality of soils over time. Nowadays, the growing interest in soil protection prompts abundant research to estimate soil quality in wide-ranging environmental scenarios. The assessment o ...
  • Organic Pollutants - Monitoring, Risk and Treatment
    Organic Pollutants - Monitoring, Risk and Treatment
    Editor M. Nageeb Rashed
    ISBN 978-953-51-0948-8
    229 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 23077 times.
    Organic pollutants cause several environmental problems if discharged to air or water body. The occurrence of organic pollutants in the ecosystem, their risk and removal methods are very important issues .This book deals with several aspects of orga ...