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  • Emerging Pollutants in the Environment - Current and Further Implications
    Emerging Pollutants in the Environment - Current and Further Implications
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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 ...