Environmental Sciences

  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 55216 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 30750 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 54119 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 103543 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 48786 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 122006 times.
    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, ...
  • Alternative Fuel
    Alternative Fuel
    Editor Maximino Manzanera
    ISBN 978-953-307-372-9
    358 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 91782 times.
    Renewable energy sources such as biodiesel, bioethanol, biomethane, biomass from wastes or hydrogen are subject of great interest in the current energy scene. These fuels contribute to the reduction of prices and dependence on fossil fuels. In additi ...
  • Environmental Biosensors
    Environmental Biosensors
    Editor Vernon Somerset
    ISBN 978-953-307-486-3
    366 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 77543 times.
    This book is a collection of contributions from leading specialists on the topic of biosensors for health, environment and biosecurity. It is divided into three sections with headings of current trends and developments; materials design and developme ...