Environmental Sciences

  • Air Quality - New Perspective
    Air Quality - New Perspective
    Editor Gustavo Lopez Badilla, Benjamin Valdez and Michael Schorr
    ISBN 978-953-51-0674-6
    326 pages, July, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25270 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
    360 pages, June, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 41680 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
    294 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 28895 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
    110 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 16567 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
    484 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 65618 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
    332 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 36566 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
    388 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 50567 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 ...
  • Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
    Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
    Editor Kostas Voudouris and Dimitra Voutsa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0486-5
    602 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 96611 times.
    The book attempts to covers the main fields of water quality issues presenting case studies in various countries concerning the physicochemical characteristics of surface and groundwaters and possible pollution sources as well as methods and tools fo ...