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Our collection of 22 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions
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    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2816-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2815-1,
    Edited Volume
    354 pages, December, 2016
    This edited book, Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions, is intended to provide an overview on the different environmental consequences of our anthropogenic activities, which has introduced a large number of xenobiotics that ...
  • Air Quality - Measurement and Modeling
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    Edited by Philip Sallis
    ISBN 978-953-51-2765-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2764-2,
    Edited Volume
    194 pages, December, 2016
    Addressing the matter of air quality in a collection of focused scientific topic chapters is timely as a contribution to the international discussion and challenges of global warming and climate change. This book engages with the debate by considerin ...
  • Tropical Forests - The Challenges of Maintaining Ecosystem Services while Managing the Landscape
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    Edited by Juan A. Blanco, Shih-Chieh Chang and Yueh-Hsin Lo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2759-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2758-1,
    Edited Volume
    136 pages, November, 2016
    Large regions of the planet have been transformed from their natural composition into different human-made landscapes (farmlands, forest plantations, pastures, etc.). Such process, called land use change, is one of the major components of the current ...
  • Management of Hazardous Wastes
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    Edited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh and Rehab O. Abdel Rahman
    ISBN 978-953-51-2617-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2616-4,
    Edited Volume
    184 pages, October, 2016
    Rapid trend of industry and high technological progress are the main sources of the accumulation of hazardous wastes. Recently, nuclear applications have been rapidly developed, and several nuclear power plants have been started to work throughout th ...
  • Management Strategies to Adapt Alpine Space Forests to Climate Change Risks
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    Edited by Gillian Ann Cerbu, Marc Hanewinkel, Giacomo Gerosa and Robert Jandl
    ISBN 978-953-51-1194-8,
    Edited Volume
    394 pages, August, 2013
    Climate scenarios suggest that current forest stands will face radically different temperature and precipitation conditions in the future. Developing future strategies for forest management in the face of uncertain and highly variable forecasts of fu ...
  • Environmental Change and Sustainability
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    Edited by Steven Silvern and Stephen Young
    ISBN 978-953-51-1094-1,
    Edited Volume
    312 pages, May, 2013
    Environments around the globe are undergoing human-induced change. Human population growth, rapid urbanization, expanding global economy, and the diffusion of western consumer lifestyles are placing increasing pressure on natural and social systems. ...
  • Biodiversity Enrichment in a Diverse World
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    Edited by Gbolagade Akeem Lameed
    ISBN 978-953-51-0718-7,
    Edited Volume
    518 pages, August, 2012
    This book - Biodiversity Enrichment in a Diverse World - considered biodiversity (plants, animals, fungi, and microbes) from three different angles: genetics, species, and ecosystems. The relationships between them are complex and it looks at these a ...
  • Genetic Diversity in Plants
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    Edited by Mahmut Çalişkan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0185-7,
    Edited Volume
    510 pages, March, 2012
    Genetic diversity is of fundamental importance in the continuity of a species as it provides the necessary adaptation to the prevailing biotic and abiotic environmental conditions, and enables change in the genetic composition to cope with changes in ...