Environmental Sciences

  • Genetic Diversity in Microorganisms
    Genetic Diversity in Microorganisms
    Editor Mahmut Caliskan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0064-5
    382 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 37976 times.
    Genetic Diversity in Microorganisms presents chapters revealing the magnitude of genetic diversity of microorganisms living in different environmental conditions. The complexity and diversity of microbial populations is by far the highest among all l ...
  • Organic Pollutants Ten Years After the Stockholm Convention - Environmental and Analytical Update
    Organic Pollutants Ten Years After the Stockholm Convention - Environmental and Analytical Update
    Editor Tomasz Puzyn and Aleksandra Mostrag-Szlichtyng
    ISBN 978-953-307-917-2
    472 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 67021 times.
    Ten years after coming into force of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), a wide range of organic chemicals (industrial formulations, plant protection products, pharmaceuticals and personal care products, etc.) still pose ...
  • International Perspectives on Global Environmental Change
    International Perspectives on Global Environmental Change
    Editor Stephen S. Young and Steven E. Silvern
    ISBN 978-953-307-815-1
    488 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 55298 times.
    Environmental change is increasingly considered a critical topic for researchers across multiple disciplines, as well as policy makers throughout the world. Mounting evidence shows that environments in every part of the globe are undergoing tremendou ...
  • Earth Sciences
    Earth Sciences
    Editor Imran Ahmad Dar
    ISBN 978-953-307-861-8
    648 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 77770 times.
    The studies of Earth's history and of the physical and chemical properties of the substances that make up our planet, are of great significance to our understanding both of its past and its future. The geological and other environmental processes on ...
  • Bioethanol
    Bioethanol
    Editor Marco Aurelio Pinheiro Lima and Alexandra Pardo Policastro Natalense
    ISBN 978-953-51-0008-9
    290 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 49561 times.
    Recent studies have shown strong evidence of human activity impact on the climate of the planet. Higher temperatures and intensification of extreme weather events such as hurricanes are among the consequences. This scenario opens up several possibili ...
  • Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling
    Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling
    Editor Ayse Irmak
    ISBN 978-953-307-808-3
    514 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 59372 times.
    This edition of Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling contains 23 chapters related to the modeling and simulation of evapotranspiration (ET) and remote sensing-based energy balance determination of ET. These areas are at the forefront of t ...
  • Sustainable Natural Resources Management
    Sustainable Natural Resources Management
    Editor Abiud Kaswamila
    ISBN 978-953-307-670-6
    166 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21032 times.
    Natural resources conservation is one of the dilemmas currently facing mankind in both developed and the developing world. The topic is of particular importance for the latter, where the majority depend on terrestrial ecosystems for livelihood; more ...
  • Relevant Perspectives in Global Environmental Change
    Relevant Perspectives in Global Environmental Change
    Editor Julius Ibukun Agboola
    ISBN 978-953-307-709-3
    154 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 14683 times.
    Over the years, environmental change has sharpened significant dynamic evolution and knowledge in organizational structures of organisms, from cellular/molecular to macro-organism level including our society. Changes in social and ecological systems ...