Environmental Sciences

  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...