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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...

Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for Python, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Morton John Canty
March 20, 2019

Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for Python, Fourth Edition, is focused on the development and implementation of statistically motivated, data-driven techniques for digital image analysis of remotely sensed imagery and it features a tight...

Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics

1st Edition

Victor Raizer
March 15, 2019

Optical Remote Sensing is one of the main technologies used in sea surface monitoring. Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics investigates and demonstrates capabilities of optical remote sensing technology for enhanced observations and detection of ocean environments. It provides extensive...

Bioremediation of Agricultural Soils

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Juan C. Sanchez-Hernandez
March 13, 2019

The quality of agricultural soils are always under threat from chemical contaminants, which ultimately affect the productivity and safety of crops. Besides agrochemicals, a new generation of substances invades the soil through irrigation with reclaimed wastewater and pollutants of organic origin...

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Peter J. Diggle, Emanuele Giorgi
March 11, 2019

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications provides an introductory account of model-based geostatistics, its implementation in open-source software and its application in public health research. In the public health problems that are the focus of this book, the...

Theory of Spatial Statistics: A Concise Introduction

1st Edition

M.N.M. van Lieshout
March 11, 2019

Theory of Spatial Statistics: A Concise Introduction presents the most  important models used in spatial statistics, including random fields and point processes, from a rigorous mathematical point of view and shows how to carry out statistical inference. It contains full proofs,...

Green Chemistry for Environmental Sustainability

1st Edition

Sanjay K. Sharma, Ackmez Mudhoo
March 05, 2019

When the Nobel Prize Committee recognized the importance of green chemistry with its 2005 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, this relatively new science came into its own. Although no concerted agreement has been reached yet about the exact content and limits of this interdisciplinary discipline, there...

Global Occupational Safety and Health Management Handbook

1st Edition

Thomas P. Fuller
February 21, 2019

This book was written with the belief that everyone globally has the right to a safe and healthy workplace. An 8-year old carrying bricks in the mid-day sun in Nepal, a pharmaceutical business executive on assignment in Bangladesh, or a mother polishing stone in her home in Tanzania; each has a...

Revival: Geomedicine (1990)

1st Edition

Jul Lag
February 20, 2019

This fascinating work features such topics as the relationships between iodine deficiency and goiter, fluorine deficiency and caries, selenium deficiency and muscular degeneration, mercury surplus and specific nerve diseases, cadmium surplus and kidney failure. This one-of-a-kind volume reveals...

Revival: Lead in Soil (1993): Recommended Guidelines

1st Edition

Bobby G. Wixson, Brian E. Davies, Robert L. Bornschein
February 20, 2019

Until the publication of this new book there had been a lack of well-founded guidelines for evaluating concentrations of lead in soil and its relationship to human health. Thus, much confusion has existed among regulatory agencies, industries, public health officials, and the medical community...

Revival: Health Risk Assessment Dermal and Inhalation Exposure and Absorption of Toxicants (1992)

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Rhoda G.M. Wang, James B. Knaak, Howard I. Maibach
February 20, 2019

Health Risk Assessment is a comprehensive reference focusing on dermal absorption, cholinesterase inhibition, adverse reproductive effects, and carcinogenicity. With contributions on topics such as PBPK modeling, cytochrome P-450 metabolism in skin, percutaneous absorption, adverse effects,...

Revival: Safe Drinking Water Act (1989)

1st Edition

Edward J. Calabrese
February 20, 2019

This new book covers drinking water regulations such as disinfectant by-products, synthetic organics, inorganic chemicals, microbiological contaminants, volatile organic chemicals, radionuclides, fluoride, toxicological approaches to setting new national drinking water regulations, and...

Translation and the Sustainable Development Goals: Cultural Contexts in China and Japan

1st Edition

Meng Ji, Chris G. Pope
February 19, 2019

This book offers insight into the use of empirical diffusionist models for analysis of cross-cultural and cross-national communication, translation and adaptation of the United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The book looks at three social analytical instruments of particular...

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