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  • Management of Hazardous Wastes
    Management of Hazardous Wastes NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor 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 NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor 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 NEW
    Editor 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
    Editor 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 ...
  • Lake Sciences and Climate Change
    Lake Sciences and Climate Change
    Editor M.Nageeb Rashed
    ISBN 978-953-51-2557-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2556-3,
    198 pages, August, 2016
    Lakes are highly essential for their water quality, habitat suitability, and water supply. Lakes constitute important source for aquatic life, fish, wildlife, and human, but can undergo rapid environmental changes. Most important factors that affect ...
  • Water Stress in Plants
    Water Stress in Plants
    Editor Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman, Zinnat Ara Begum and Hiroshi Hasegawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2621-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2620-1,
    126 pages, August, 2016
    Water stress in plants is caused by the water deficit, as induced possibly by drought or high soil salinity. The prime consequence of water stress in plants is the disruption in the agricultural production, resulting in food shortage. The plants, how ...
  • Groundwater - Contaminant and Resource Management
    Groundwater - Contaminant and Resource Management
    Editor Muhammad Salik Javaid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2466-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2465-8,
    200 pages, July, 2016
    Water inside the earth, the groundwater and the invisible resource is the most important source of survival of mankind on this globe. Part of the hydrological cycle between entry (percolation and recharge) and exit (natural or forced extraction and d ...
  • Landscape Ecology - The Influences of Land Use and Anthropogenic Impacts of Landscape Creation
    Landscape Ecology - The Influences of Land Use and Anthropogenic Impacts of Landscape Creation
    Editor Amjad Almusaed
    ISBN 978-953-51-2514-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2513-6,
    138 pages, July, 2016
    This book has been written to present major and efficient applications in landscape ecology, as well as to propose a solid action for this category of topics. The book aims to illustrate various treatment methods of the land-use models impact on lan ...