ecological change Articles

  • The Product Use of Impact Rock Crusher

    The Product Use of Impact Rock Crusher High efficiency impact crusher, also known as high efficiency artificial sand making machine, is a high performance impact rock crusher developed by the company on the basis of PCL series impact crusher, with many national invention patents. Its main characteristic is to improve the linear ...

  • Researchers are Advancing Science Using Micro Pulse LiDAR Technology

    There are so many examples of interesting research using Micro Pulse LiDAR (MPL) technology it is difficult to decide on my favorites; however, I have chosen to highlight the following two papers because these applications for the MPL and MiniMPL address problems that are very important to global health. ...

  • Why Choose An MBBR Bioreactor to Optimize Your Sewage Treatment Process

    In both municipal and industrial settings, dealing with the organic matter in wastewater can be difficult. As regulations for treated wastewater become more and more stringent, municipalities and commercial/industrial organizations are looking for technology that can meet environmental demands. For organic materials, one of the most effective methods of treatment is integrating a biological ...

  • Geomembrana HDPE Liner for Gold Mine Tailings Pond in Indonesia - Case Study

    Geomembrana HDPE liner, also known as geomembrane HDPE liner, is the  very low permeability synthetic membrane liner used with geotechnical engineering related material so as to contain fluid or gas migration in a human-made project, structure, or system. BPM brand high quality Geomembrana HDPE liner is manufactured with ...

  • Supercooled Liquid Water is Hazardous to our Health!

    What is Supercooled Liquid Water? Supercooled Liquid Water (SLW) refers to water droplets in a cloud that can stay in a liquid state at below freezing temperatures. If an airplane flies into these SLW droplets, icing on the wings and airframe can occur. ...

  • Ecological footprint decomposition analyses: the case of Latvia

    This paper presents results from empirical decomposition analyses of Latvia's national Ecological Footprint in the housing, transport and food consumption sectors. It draws attention to growth, structural and intensity effects causing changes in the ecological footprint and presents the strategies to be employed by policy makers to overcome these effects.Keywords: decomposition analyses, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Technology management: a knowledge ecology perspective

    Technology management is managing technological knowledge to sustain competitive edge in an uncertain and competitive business context. This paper developed a framework for analysing technology management issues by combining the knowledge management concepts and ecosystem theory concepts. Technology strategy can be conceptualised as a process of aligning knowledge search, knowledge envisioning, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrated assessment: rhetoric of models and perceptions of world futures

    Integrated assessment of climate change implies the construction of models describing the very complex interactions among economic processes, geochemical or geophysical phenomena and ecological processes at the Earth level. This attempt is unprecedented in the history of science. To build models of a unique, very large and extremely complex object, the whole Earth, supposes the definition of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Economic restructuring, regional development and the environment: ecological modernisation and the European Union's Structural Funds

    During the past 15 years, the European Union's Structural Funds programs have sought to integrate the economic, social and environmental dimensions of regional development. This new approach to regional restructuring has taken place within the context of other EU policy initiatives on sustainable development and spatial management. This paper investigates the influence exerted by ecological ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Vulnerability of freshwater resources in large and medium Nepalese river basins to environmental change

    This paper discusses vulnerability of freshwater resources in large and medium Nepalese river basins to environmental change based on evaluation of water resource availability and variation, resource development and use, ecological health and management capacity; and compares the situation with selected sub-basins of the Ganges and the Mekong basins in Asia. Results suggest that water resources ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water Infrastructure for Sustainable Communities

    A new model for water management is emerging worldwide in response to water shortages, polluted waterways, climate change, and loss of biodiversity. Cities and towns are questioning the ecological and financial sustainability of big-pipe water, stormwater, and sewer systems and are searching for “lighter footprint” more sustainable solutions. Pilot projects are ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Social and ecological responses to climate change: towards an integrative understanding

    A literature review and a survey of professionals whose work deals with climate change indicate that more is known and considered certain by the natural science community concerning responses of natural systems to climate change. There is less of a consensus among social scientists that social systems are directly responding to climate change. The emphasis in the literature on policy and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Ultraviolet radiation shapes seaweed communities

    Stratospheric ozone depletion and the concomitant increase in irradiance of ultraviolet-B radiation (UVB) at the earth’s surface represent major threats to terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. In costal rocky shore environments, seaweedsconstitute a group of organisms of particular significance to ecosystem function. Thus, impairment of seaweed performance by UVB-exposure may result in severe ...


    By Springer

  • Missing links: gender and education for sustainable development

    Focusing on the impact of Hurricane Katrina, 2005 this paper argues for a gender-sociologically, and ecologically sensitive approach to the complex range of issues raised by environmental concerns. The correlation between gender and other themes of education for sustainable development such as class, race and geography is conceptualised within a whole systems approach to learning. Far-reaching ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Editorial: A sociological reflection on the complexities of climate change research

    This International Journal of Water presents European and Australian research into the New Water Paradigm as an ecologically integrative approach to climate change. The editorial outlines the political economic context of the climate crisis and the discourses that shape public responses. It suggests that the current international framing of climate policy by business and governments acts as a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sustainable entrepreneurship in dialogue

    The general mind-sets in economics do not fulfil the needs of a sustainable development of society. This article questions the dominant economic paradigms and transforms the stock resource allocation model based on the exploitation into the TIMES-model, a flow resource allocation model based on exploration. In the traditional resource allocation of the firm, natural resources are treated as ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Measurement and analysis of environmental amenities in Beijing, China

    Based on both international and domestic studies, this research has formulated a comprehensive and applicable index system of environmental amenities measurements for Beijing. The index system has been used to calculate the environmental amenities indices from 2000 to 2004 and grey relational analysis as well as a Grey model (1,1) are used in the analysis of the trend in changing environmental ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Gender and climate justice

    The authors look at how to bridge the gap between science, technology and social justice in their examination of the gender dimension of climate change. The authors argue for the need to understand in both analysis and policy the profound link between gender and climate change. They ask in the context of the current search for ecologically justice how to take a nuanced gender approach to in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Experimental study on the effect of temperature and flux conditions on moisture distribution in vadose zone soil

    Moisture distribution in vadose zone soil is the most important parameter for land productivity and vegetation status of ecological systems, and is sensitive to temperature variation. In this study, laboratory scale tests were conducted to determine the effect of temperature on variation in moisture distribution in covered and uncovered conditions. The results indicated that soil moisture from ...


    By IWA Publishing

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