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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...

Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

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Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Inazio Martinez de Arano
November 16, 2018

Forestry is an important foundation of the global economy. Today, forestry is a human-dominated ecosystem and as such it faces the many challenges that come with recent changes in urbanization and globalization. This book aims to explain human relations with forest resources from social and...

Hazardous Materials: A Systems Engineering Perspective and Guide to Applications

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Wolfgang Koch
November 15, 2018

Dealing with hazardous materials is becoming more challenging to modern societies and is something that requires an interdisciplinary and system-oriented point of view. This book contains chapters from leading researchers that cover many of the essential aspects that contribute to enhanced chemical...

GIS-Based Simulation and Analysis of Intra-Urban Commuting

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Yujie Hu, Fahui Wang
November 15, 2018

This book presents GIS-based simulation, optimization and statistical approaches to measure, map, analyze, and explain commuting patterns including commuting length and efficiency. Several GIS-automated easy-to-use tools will be available, along with sample data, for readers to download and apply...

Planetary Remote Sensing and Mapping

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Bo Wu, Kaichang Di, Jürgen Oberst, Irina Karachevtseva
November 13, 2018

The early 21st century marks a new era in space exploration. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States, The European Space Agency (ESA), as well as space agencies of Japan, China, India, and other countries have sent their probes to the Moon, Mars, and other...

Green Consumerism: Perspectives, Sustainability, and Behavior

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Ruchika Singh Malyan, Punita Duhan
November 12, 2018

This new volume, Green Consumerism: The Behavior of New Age Consumer, provides a holistic understanding the importance of promoting green products and discusses consumers’ buying intentions and decisions. The chapters consider consumer behavior theory in the context of green or ecologically...

RAMAS Risk Calc 4.0 Software

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Scott Ferson
November 12, 2018

Many analysts use point estimates and ignore their uncertainty. But we can never be sure about the exact values of numbers based on data. And no practical calculations are without error, even though they may have the appearance of precision. RAMAS�isk Calc 4.0 Software: Risk Assessment with...

Guide Book Toxic Substances Control Act: Volume 1

1st Edition

George S. Dominguez
November 12, 2018

The first Guidebook: Toxic Substances Control Act, which by virtue of this publication has now become Volume 1 of this set was first published in July 1977, only 7 months after the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) became effective. Since then, there have been a considerable number of...

Handbook of Chemical Toxicity Profiles of Biological Species: Volume I

1st Edition

Sub Ramamoorthy
November 12, 2018

This Handbook provides a viable alternative to the use of the "list syndrome" approach in environmental impact assessment on various life forms. This volume focuses on aquatic species. Data are arranged in decreasing order of toxicity for aquatic species such as amphibians, algae, bacteria,...

Image Processing for Remote Sensing

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C. H. Chen
November 12, 2018

Edited by leaders in the field, with contributions by a panel of experts, this book covers unconventional mathematics methods for image processing in remote sensing. The coverage includes the physics and mathematical algorithms of SAR images, a comprehensive treatment of MRF-based remote sensing...

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering: Volume II

5th Edition

James R. Pfafflin
November 12, 2018

Completely revised and updated, Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition spans the entire spectrum of environmental science and engineering. Still the most comprehensive, authoritative reference available in this field, the monumental two-volume encyclopedia has expanded...

Rehabilitating Damaged Ecosystems: Volume II

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John Cairns
November 12, 2018

Built on a strong foundation in restoration ecology, this unique handbook provides practitioners, academics, and managers with vital tools needed to plan for ecosystem conservation, to restore degraded ecosystems, to make cost-effective restoration decisions, and to understand important legal...

Imaging from Spaceborne and Airborne SARs, Calibration, and Applications

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Masanobu Shimada
November 09, 2018

Synthetic Aperture Radar is a topic of great interest all over the world. SAR remote sensing is being used for Earth observation, geophysical applications and environmental monitoring. This book covers SAR theory, SAR data processing, and SAR applications using ALOS/PALSAR data. Particularly...

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