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  • Sustainable Home Design by Applying ...
    Sustainable Home Design by Applying  ...
    Authored by Kazutoshi Fujihira
    ISBN 978-953-51-3658-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3657-6,
    106 pages, December, 2017
    Today's homes must prepare for a progressing ageing population and an increasing risk caused by climate change, as well as to reduce CO2 emissions. How homes can be designed to meet all of these requirements? How such design can be promoted in the ho ...
  • Mediterranean Identities - Environme ...
    Mediterranean Identities - Environme ...
    Edited by Borna Fuerst-Bjelis
    ISBN 978-953-51-3586-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3585-2,
    Edited Volume
    426 pages, November, 2017
    What is the Mediterranean? The perception of the Mediterranean leans equally on the nature, culture, history, lifestyle, and landscape. To approach the question of identity, it seems that we have to give importance to all of these. There is no Medite ...
  • Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas
    Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas
    Edited by Florin-Constantin Mihai
    ISBN 978-953-51-3486-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3485-5,
    Edited Volume
    200 pages, September, 2017
    The book points out that rural regions need proper attention at the global level concerning solid waste management sector where bad practices and public health threats could be avoided through traditional and integrated waste management routes. Solid ...
  • Current Perspective to Predict Actua ...
    Current Perspective to Predict Actua ...
    Edited by Daniel Bucur
    ISBN 978-953-51-3174-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3173-1,
    Edited Volume
    114 pages, May, 2017
    Evapotranspiration is the largest outgoing water flux from the Earth's surface; its accurate quantification is critical for the crop development in conditions of the climate changes from recent decades, and it can contribute to a greater understandin ...
  • Forest Ecology and Conservation
    Forest Ecology and Conservation
    Edited by Sumit Chakravarty and Gopal Shukla
    ISBN 978-953-51-3090-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3089-5,
    Edited Volume
    158 pages, April, 2017
    This book is dedicated to forest ecology and conservation on ecological and conservation aspects of forest. The book is divided into two sections: the first section "Forest Ecology" with four chapters deals with forest ecological aspects, while the s ...
  • Water Quality
    Water Quality
    Edited by Hlanganani Tutu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2882-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2881-6,
    Edited Volume
    426 pages, January, 2017
    As concerns increase over the scarcity of water resources and the role of anthropogenic activities, water quality is evermore important. Activities ranging from agriculture to mining have had a bearing on the quality of water that they impact. Severa ...
  • Soil Contamination - Current Consequ ...
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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 ...