Environmental Sciences

  • Changing Diversity in Changing Environment
    Changing Diversity in Changing Environment
    Editor Oscar Grillo and Gianfranco Venora
    ISBN 978-953-307-796-3
    402 pages, November, 2011
    As everybody knows, the dynamic interactions between biotic and abiotic factors, as well as the anthropic ones, considerably affect global climate changes and consequently biology, ecology and distribution of life forms of our planet. These important ...
  • Biological Diversity and Sustainable Resources Use
    Biological Diversity and Sustainable Resources Use
    Editor Oscar Grillo and Gianfranco Venora
    ISBN 978-953-307-706-2
    166 pages, November, 2011
    Biological Diversity and Sustainable Resources Use is a very interesting volume, including attractive overviews and original case studies mainly focused on socio-economical effects of the right management of the ecosystems biodiversity, as well as on ...
  • Research in Biodiversity - Models and Applications
    Research in Biodiversity - Models and Applications
    Editor Igor Ya. Pavlinov
    ISBN 978-953-307-794-9
    376 pages, October, 2011
    The book covers several topics of biodiversity researches and uses, containing 17 chapters grouped into 5 sections. It begins with an interesting chapter considering the ways in which the very biodiversity could be thought about. Noteworthy is the ch ...
  • Biodiversity
    Biodiversity
    Editor Adriano Sofo
    ISBN 978-953-307-715-4
    148 pages, October, 2011
    Biodiversity is strongly affected by the rapid and accelerating changes in the global climate, which largely stem from human activity. Anthropogenic activities are causing highly influential impacts on species persistence. The sustained environmental ...
  • The Importance of Biological Interactions in the Study of Biodiversity
    The Importance of Biological Interactions in the Study of Biodiversity
    Editor Jordi Lopez Pujol
    ISBN 978-953-307-751-2
    402 pages, September, 2011
    The term biodiversity defines not only all the variety of life in the Earth but also their complex interactions. Under the current scenario of biodiversity loss, and in order to preserve it, it is essential to achieve a deep understanding on all the ...
  • Biofuel Production-Recent Developments and Prospects
    Biofuel Production-Recent Developments and Prospects
    Editor Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes
    ISBN 978-953-307-478-8
    606 pages, September, 2011
    This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, ...
  • Air Pollution - New Developments
    Air Pollution - New Developments
    Editor Anca Maria Moldoveanu
    ISBN 978-953-307-527-3
    334 pages, September, 2011
    Today, an important issue is environmental pollution, especially air pollution. Due to pollutants present in air, human health as well as animal health and vegetation may suffer. The book can be divided in two parts. The first half presents how the e ...
  • Economic Effects of Biofuel Production
    Economic Effects of Biofuel Production
    Editor Dr.-Ing. Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes
    ISBN 978-953-307-178-7
    462 pages, August, 2011
    This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, ...