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Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition

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Al Iannuzzi
August 17, 2017

Written by a renowned sustainability expert, Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition makes the case for why the people and the planet need products to be made in a different, more sustainable way. The growth of the global middle class, with an additional 3 bi...

Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management

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Jingxin Wang
September 1, 2017

Due to the complexity of operational forestry problems, computing applications are becoming pervasive in all aspects of forest and natural resource management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to computers and their applications in forest and natural resource management and is designe...

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Fundamentals and Practices

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Ruiliang Pu
August 21, 2017

Advanced imaging spectral technology and hyperspectral analysis techniques for multiple applications are the key features of the book. This book will present in one volume complete solutions from concepts, fundamentals, and methods of acquisition of hyperspectral data to analyses and applications of...

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 4. Risk Reduction Technologies and Case Studies

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Katalin Gruiz, Tamás Meggyes, Éva Fenyvesi
January 17, 2019

The four volumes of the book series "Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management" deal with environmental management, assessment & monitoring tools, environmental toxicology and risk reduction technologies. This last volume focuses on engineering solutions usually needed for industrial...

Sustainable Development: Environment, Energy and Water Resources

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M. K. Ghosh Roy
January 16, 2019

The over-exploitation of the Earth’s resources has brought about an unsustainable situation where biodiversity and ecological balance are under dire threat. But the most immediate concern is global warming, caused by high anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Global warming is...

Building Earth Observation Cameras

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George Joseph
January 16, 2019

A System Engineer’s Guide to Building an Earth Observation Camera Building Earth Observation Cameras discusses the science and technology of building an electro-optical imaging system for a space platform from concept to space qualification and in-orbit evaluation. The book provides a broad...

Emerging Contaminants Handbook

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Caitlin H. Bell, Margaret Gentile, Erica Kalve, Ian Ross, John Horst, Suthan Suthersan
January 16, 2019

The term "emerging contaminants" and its multiple variants has come to refer to unregulated compounds discovered in the environment that are also found to represent a potential threat to human and ecological receptors. Such contaminants create unique and considerable challenges as the push to...

Managing Energy From the Top Down: Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

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Christopher Russell
January 16, 2019

Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately...

Zooplankton: Importance in a Changing World

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Luis R. Vieira, Lucia Guilhermino, Fernando Manuel Raposo Morgado
January 15, 2019

This book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the importance of zooplankton in aquatic ecosystems based on three main core areas: Ecology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Education. The world of zooplankton is presented starting from the basic aspects of their biology and ecology to the recent...

Biodiversity and Conservation: Characterization and Utilization of Plants, Microbes and Natural Resources for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Management

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Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Hong Ching Goh, Saher Islam
January 15, 2019

This volume provides an enlightening and pragmatic approach to preserving biological diversity by gathering a wide range of peer-reviewed scientific content from biodiversity researchers and conservators from around the world. It brings comprehensive knowledge and information on the present status...

Fire Effects on Soil Properties

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Paulo Pereira, Jorge Mataix-Solera, Xavier Úbeda, Guillermo Rein, Artemi Cerdà, Guillermo Rein
January 15, 2019

Wildland fires are occurring more frequently and affecting more of Earth's surface than ever before. These fires affect the properties of soils and the processes by which they form, but the nature of these impacts has not been well understood. Given that healthy soil is necessary to sustain...

Handbook of Environmental and Ecological Statistics

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Alan E. Gelfand, Montserrat Fuentes, Jennifer A. Hoeting, Richard Lyttleton Smith
January 14, 2019

This handbook focuses on the enormous literature applying statistical methodology and modelling to environmental and ecological processes. The 21st century statistics community has become increasingly interdisciplinary, bringing a large collection of modern tools to all areas of application in...

Exergetic Aspects of Renewable Energy Systems: Insights to Transportation and Energy Sector for Intelligent Communities

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Evanthia A. Nanaki, George Xydis
January 14, 2019

Sustainable energy planning that encompasses the concept of smart cities has considerable potential to help contribute significantly to the success of the European energy and climate targets. For improved energy efficiency, it is essential to find low carbon solutions for the urban environment. The...

Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure: Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment

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Lulu Zhang, Jinhui Li, Xu Li, Jie Zhang, Hong Zhu
January 14, 2019

Rainfall-induced landslides are common around the world. With global climate change, their frequency is increasing and the consequences are becoming greater. Previous studies assess them mostly from the perspective of a single discipline—correlating landslides with rainstorms, geomorphology and...

Reservoir Sedimentation: Assessment and Environmental Controls

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Kumkum Bhattacharyya, Vijay P. Singh
January 11, 2019

Reservoir Sedimentation: Assessment and Environmental Controls appraises the issues of sedimentation in reservoirs and discusses measures that can be employed for the effective management of sediment to prolong the operational life of reservoirs. It provides information for professional consultants...

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