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Our collection of 75 books.

  • Water Stress
    Water Stress
    Editor Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman and Hiroshi Hasegawa
    ISBN 978-953-307-963-9,
    312 pages, January, 2012
    Plants experience water stress either when the water supply to their roots becomes limiting, or when the transpiration rate becomes intense. Water stress is primarily caused by a water deficit, such as a drought or high soil salinity. Each year, wate ...
  • Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling
    Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling
    Editor Ayse Irmak
    ISBN 978-953-307-808-3,
    526 pages, January, 2012
    This edition of Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling contains 23 chapters related to the modeling and simulation of evapotranspiration (ET) and remote sensing-based energy balance determination of ET. These areas are at the forefront of t ...
  • Sustainable Natural Resources Management
    Sustainable Natural Resources Management
    Editor Abiud Kaswamila
    ISBN 978-953-307-670-6,
    178 pages, January, 2012
    Natural resources conservation is one of the dilemmas currently facing mankind in both developed and the developing world. The topic is of particular importance for the latter, where the majority depend on terrestrial ecosystems for livelihood; more ...
  • 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 ...