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Waste Gas Treatment for Resource Recovery

by IWA Publishing

The prevention of over-exploitation and the efficient use of natural resources are key goals of environmental managment in Industry.Waste Gas Treatment for Resource Recovery presents the reader with technical, ecological and economical aspects of gaseous effluent treatment and resource recovery. Practical experience from industry and agriculture ...;

Geographic Information Systems in Water Resources Engineering

by IWA Publishing

State-of-the-art GIS spatial data management and analysis tools are revolutionizing the field of water resource engineering. Familiarity with these technologies is now a prerequisite for success in engineers’ and planners’ efforts to create a reliable infrastructure.;

Natural resources and economic Development

by Cambridge University Press

Natural Resources and Economic Development explores a key paradox: why is natural resource exploitation not yielding greater benefits to the poor economies of Africa, Asia and Latin America? Part One examines this paradox both through a historical review of resource use and development and through examining current theories which explain the ...;

Wetlands and Natural Resource Management

by Springer

Together with its companion Volume 191 Wetlands: Functioning, Biodiversity Conservation, and Restoration, this volume gives a broad and well-integrated overview of recent major scientific results in wetland science and their applications in natural resource management issues.After an introduction to the field, 13 chapters contributed by ...;

Sampling for Natural Resource Monitoring

by Springer

The book presents the statistical knowledge and methodology of sampling and data analysis useful for spatial inventory and monitoring of natural resources. The authors omitted all theory not essential for applications or for basic understanding. This presentation is broader than standard statistical texts, as the authors pay much attention to how ...;

Institutions, Sustainability, and Natural Resources

by Springer

A new economic theory, rather than a new public policy based on old theory, is needed to guide humanity toward sustainability. Institutions are a critical dimension of sustainability and sustainable forest management, and economic analysis of institutional dimension requires an inclusionist rather than an exclusionist approach. This book provides ...;

Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

by Springer

This book demonstrates and develops the quantitative and formal links between sustainability issues, decision and precaution problems in the management of natural resources. Applied concerns include fisheries, agriculture, biodiversity, exhaustible resources and pollution. The book aims at combining economic and ecological dimensions through an ...;

Integrating Water Resources Management: Interdisciplinary Methodologies and Strategies in Practice

by IWA Publishing

The strategy and methodology for improved IWRM project, (STRIVER) has developed interdisciplinary methods to assess and implement IWRM. Based on the development of a multidisciplinary knowledge base assessment in all case studies (policy, social and natural sciences) and an early stage development of IWRM conceptual framework, this book ...;

An introduction to the African convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources

by Earthprint Ltd

The African Convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources was adopted in 1968 in Algiers. Considered the most forward looking regional agreement of the time, it influenced significantly the development of environmental law in Africa. Two and a half decades of intense developments in international environmental law made it ...;

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