Environmental Sciences

  • Biodiversity Loss in a Changing Planet
    Biodiversity Loss in a Changing Planet
    Editor Oscar Grillo and Gianfranco Venora
    ISBN 978-953-307-707-9
    328 pages, November, 2011
    Every ecosystem is a complex organization of carefully mixed life forms; a dynamic and particularly sensible system. Consequently, their progressive decline may accelerate climate change and vice versa, influencing flora and fauna composition and dis ...
  • 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 ...
  • Evapotranspiration - From Measurements to Agricultural and Environmental Applications
    Evapotranspiration - From Measurements to Agricultural and Environmental Applications
    Editor Giacomo Gerosa
    ISBN 978-953-307-512-9
    420 pages, November, 2011
    This book represents an overview of the direct measurement techniques of evapotranspiration with related applications to the water use optimization in the agricultural practice and to the ecosystems study. Different measuring techniques at leaf level ...
  • 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 Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural Sources
    The Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural Sources
    Editor Mohamed K. Khallaf
    ISBN 978-953-307-528-0
    456 pages, September, 2011
    This book aims to strengthen the knowledge base dealing with Air Pollution. The book consists of 21 chapters dealing with Air Pollution and its effects in the fields of Health, Environment, Economy and Agricultural Sources. It is divided into four se ...
  • 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 ...