Environmental Sciences

  • Sustainable Development - Authoritative and Leading Edge Content for Environmental Management
    Sustainable Development - Authoritative and Leading Edge Content for Environmental Management
    Editor Sime Curkovic
    ISBN 978-953-51-0682-1
    600 pages, August, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 43540 times.
    In recent years the topic of environmental management has become very common. In sustainable development conditions, central and local governments much more often notice the need of acting in ways that diminish negative impact on environment. Environ ...
  • Air Quality - New Perspective
    Air Quality - New Perspective
    Editor Gustavo Lopez Badilla, Benjamin Valdez and Michael Schorr
    ISBN 978-953-51-0674-6
    336 pages, July, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 29063 times.
    This book contains 15 chapters reporting air pollution of interest to experts in academia and industrial plants dealing with the environmental issues. These chapters emphasize the problems of air pollution involving the human sector as an essential p ...
  • Landscape Planning
    Landscape Planning
    Editor Murat Ozyavuz
    ISBN 978-953-51-0654-8
    372 pages, June, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 46767 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 ...
  • Post-Consumer Waste Recycling and Optimal Production
    Post-Consumer Waste Recycling and Optimal Production
    Editor Enri Damanhuri
    ISBN 978-953-51-0632-6
    306 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32989 times.
    This book deals with several aspects of waste material recycling. It is divided into three sections. The first section explains the roles of stakeholders, both informal and formal sectors, in post-consumer waste activities. It also discusses waste co ...
  • Topics in Conservation Biology
    Topics in Conservation Biology
    Editor Tony Povilitis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0540-4
    122 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 17433 times.
    Conservation biology is called a "crisis discipline." In a world undergoing rapid change, this science informs us about research, technologies, management practices, and policies that can help protect the earth's naturally-occurring biological divers ...
  • Diversity of Ecosystems
    Diversity of Ecosystems
    Editor Mahamane Ali
    ISBN 978-953-51-0572-5
    496 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 68371 times.
    The ecosystems present a great diversity worldwide and use various functionalities according to ecologic regions. In this new context of variability and climatic changes, these ecosystems undergo notable modifications amplified by domestic uses of wh ...
  • The Functioning of Ecosystems
    The Functioning of Ecosystems
    Editor Mahamane Ali
    ISBN 978-953-51-0573-2
    344 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 39059 times.
    The ecosystems present a great diversity worldwide and use various functionalities according to ecologic regions. In this new context of variability and climatic changes, these ecosystems undergo notable modifications amplified by domestic uses of wh ...
  • Advances in Selected Plant Physiology Aspects
    Advances in Selected Plant Physiology Aspects
    Editor Giuseppe Montanaro and Bartolomeo Dichio
    ISBN 978-953-51-0557-2
    398 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 58873 times.
    The book provides general principles and new insights of some plant physiology aspects covering abiotic stress, plant water relations, mineral nutrition and reproduction. Plant response to reduced water availability and other abiotic stress (e.g. me ...