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Our collection of 72 books.

  • Relevant Perspectives in Global Environmental Change
    Relevant Perspectives in Global Environmental Change
    Editor Julius Ibukun Agboola
    ISBN 978-953-307-709-3,
    166 pages, December, 2011
    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 ...
  • Ecosystems Biodiversity
    Ecosystems Biodiversity
    Editor Oscar Grillo and Gianfranco Venora
    ISBN 978-953-307-417-7,
    474 pages, December, 2011
    Ecosystems can be considered as dynamic and interactive clusters made up of plants, animals and micro-organism communities. Inevitably, mankind is an integral part of each ecosystem and as such enjoys all its provided benefits. Driven by the increasi ...
  • Tsunami - A Growing Disaster
    Tsunami - A Growing Disaster
    Editor Mohammad Mokhtari
    ISBN 978-953-307-431-3,
    244 pages, December, 2011
    The objective of this multi-disciplinary book is to provide a collection of expert writing on different aspects of pre- and post- tsunami developments and management techniques. It is intended to be distributed within the scientific community and amo ...
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Editor Imran Ahmad Dar and Mithas Ahmad Dar
    ISBN 978-953-307-468-9,
    644 pages, December, 2011
    We are increasingly faced with environmental problems and required to make important decisions. In many cases an understanding of one or more geologic processes is essential to finding the appropriate solution. Earth and Environmental Sciences are by ...
  • The Dynamical Processes of Biodiversity - Case Studies of Evolution and Spatial Distribution
    The Dynamical Processes of Biodiversity - Case Studies of Evolution and Spatial Distribution
    Editor Oscar Grillo and Gianfranco Venora
    ISBN 978-953-307-772-7,
    376 pages, December, 2011
    Driven by the increasing necessity to define the biological diversity frame of widespread, endemic and threatened species, as well as by the stimulating chance to describe new species, the study of the evolutive and spatial dynamics is in constant ex ...
  • 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 ...