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  • 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 ...
  • Advances in Landscape Architecture
    Advances in Landscape Architecture
    Editor Murat Özyavuz
    ISBN 978-953-51-1167-2,
    938 pages, July, 2013
    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
    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
    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 ...
  • 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
    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 ...
  • Organic Pollutants - Monitoring, Risk and Treatment
    Organic Pollutants - Monitoring, Risk and Treatment
    Editor M. Nageeb Rashed
    ISBN 978-953-51-0948-8,
    238 pages, January, 2013
    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 ...
  • Tsunami - Analysis of a Hazard - From Physical Interpretation to Human Impact
    Tsunami - Analysis of a Hazard - From Physical Interpretation to Human Impact
    Editor Gloria I. Lopez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0865-8,
    268 pages, November, 2012
    This book, the third in the InTech Tsunami series, has been published in order to deepen efforts towards the understanding of tsunami dynamics that seems to be never enough. As the previous books in this series, "The Tsunami Threat - Research and Te ...