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  • Sustainable Development - Authoritative and Leading Edge Content for Environmental Management
    Sustainable Development - Authoritative and Leading Edge Content for Environmental Management
    Edited by Sime Curkovic
    ISBN 978-953-51-0682-1,
    600 pages, August, 2012
    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
    Edited by Gustavo Lopez Badilla, Benjamin Valdez and Michael Schorr
    ISBN 978-953-51-0674-6,
    336 pages, July, 2012
    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
    Edited by Murat Ozyavuz
    ISBN 978-953-51-0654-8,
    372 pages, June, 2012
    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
    Edited by Enri Damanhuri
    ISBN 978-953-51-0632-6,
    306 pages, May, 2012
    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
    Edited by Tony Povilitis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0540-4,
    122 pages, May, 2012
    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 ...
  • The Functioning of Ecosystems
    The Functioning of Ecosystems
    Edited by Mahamane Ali
    ISBN 978-953-51-0573-2,
    344 pages, April, 2012
    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 ...
  • Diversity of Ecosystems
    Diversity of Ecosystems
    Edited by Mahamane Ali
    ISBN 978-953-51-0572-5,
    496 pages, April, 2012
    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 ...
  • Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
    Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
    Edited by Kostas Voudouris and Dimitra Voutsa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0486-5,
    614 pages, April, 2012
    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 ...