Books

  • Seismicity Caused by Mines, Fluid Injections, Reservoirs, and Oil Extraction

    The perturbation of the earth by mankind causes earthquakes in a variety of situations. This phenomenon continues to be a major concern to engineers and scientists concerned with the mitigation of the consequences of this seismicity, as well as better understanding the processes at its origin. The present volume contains twelve papers from six ...

  • Nonlinear Time Series Analysis in the Geosciences

    The understanding of dynamical processes in the complex system “Earth” requires the appropriate analysis of a large amount of data from observations and/or model simulations. In this volume, modern nonlinear approaches are introduced and used to study specifiic questions relevant to present-day geoscience. The approaches include spatio-temporal ...

  • Computational Subsurface Hydrology

    Computational Subsurface Hydrology: Fluid Flows offers practicing engineers and scientists a theoretical background, numerical methods, and computer codes for the modeling of fluid flows in subsurface media. It will also serve as a text for senior and graduate courses on fluid flows in subsurface media in disciplines such as civil and ...

  • Polar Remote Sensing

    This work will be a comprehensive multidisciplinary discussion of the applications of satellite remote sensing - advanced ground-based remote sensing, as both are related to polar science and operations. Discussion is provided on the various passive and active remote sensor types in sufficient detail to be self-contained, with numerous references ...

  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change for Bangladesh

    This book is based on a substantial study carried out by a team of experts in different fields from Bangladesh, following a common (IPCC) guideline and with technical support from the US Country Studies Team. The study has for the first time developed scenarios for the impacts of climate change on agriculture and water sectors, focusing on ...

  • Shallow Lakes ´95

    Shallow lakes differ from deep ones in many aspects of nutrient dynamics, biotic structure and interactions of various trophic levels. Though very common in European lowlands, shallow lakes attract inadequate attention from research teams. This book aims at filling gaps in our knowledge of the processes which take place in non-stratified ...

  • Indigenous Peoples, Consent and Benefit Sharing

    Indigenous Peoples, Consent and Benefit Sharing is the first in-depth account of the Hoodia bioprospecting case and use of San traditional knowledge, placing it in the global context of indigenous peoples’ rights, consent and benefit-sharing. It is unique as the first interdisciplinary analysis of consent and benefit sharing in which philosophers ...

  • Regional Aspects of Climate-Terrestrial-Hydrologic Interactions in Non-boreal Eastern Europe

    Strong atmosphere-hydrology-biosphere feedbacks including human activity affect the rate and sign of changes in the Earth’s system and have impacts on socioeconomic relationships. These processes are related to atmospheric circulation, climate and land use changes. Satellite-based and in situ monitoring systems have greatly increased our ...

  • Safety Orientation: On Alert - 15-segment (Video)

    Customize your safety orientation training with this training program. Introducing a new form of training that allows you to customize a new-hire training program to meet the unique needs of your facility! Fifteen training segments are available, each covering a core compliance issue. (See SAF011-DVD for the shorter eight-segment version.) Choose ...

  • Advances in the Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide

    As is now generally accepted mankind’s burning of fossil fuels has resulted in the mass transfer of greenhouse gases, like CO2, to the atmosphere and a measurable change in the global climate. While the reduced use of fossil fuels must be our ultimate goal in order to reverse this trend, short to medium term solutions are needed which can make an ...

  • Global Environmental Change and Land Use

    This book highlights one of the most important aspects of global change - the interaction of land use and the climate system. In separate chapters the book treats modelling of land-use patterns, the effects on climate, the effect of land use on the global carbon cycle, hydrological aspects of land use, aspects of climate change on food ...

  • API SPEC 15HR Standard for Exploration & Production

    1 Scope1.1 Purpose1.1.1 This specification was formulated to provide for the availability of safe, dimensionally and functionally interchangeable high pressure fiberglass line pipe with a Specification 15HR Standard Pressure Rating from 500 psi to 5000 psi, inclusive, in 250 psi increments. This specification is limited to mechanical ...

  • Hotel Safety Orientation: A Reality Check-In (DVD)

    In the hotel industry, safety standards cannot check out. In a hotel, there can be no room for accidents. So when your employees 'check in,' they have to be well-protected against the hazards. Accommodate a pro-active approach to safety by booking this highly informative program. SecurityFire safety/emergency responseSlips, trips and fallsAdded ...

  • Encyclopedia of Hydrology and Water Resources

    The fresh water supplies of the Earth are finite and as the world's population continues to grow humanity's thirst for this water seems unquenchable. Intense pressure is being exerted upon freshwater resources and a lack of adequate clean water is seen as one of the most serious global problems for the 21st century. Indeed it has been said ...

  • Disaster Safety: Aftermath & Cleanup (Handbook)

    Pick up some practical tips on health and safety for rescue and cleanup workers.Recovery teams at natural and man-made disasters have important and hazardous jobs to do - from finding survivors to restoring power. But in the aftermath of catastrophes - hurricanes, chemical spills and explosions - you also have to ensure that their health and ...

  • Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Hospitals

    The contents of Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Hospitals are arranged in six main sections. The first section deals with the major issues related to indoor air quality in hospitals, reviewed from North American, Scandinavian, Italian and Russian perspectives. The second section discusses the ventilation requirements in hospitals, ...

  • Cellular Automata

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Cellular Automata for Research and Industry, ACRI 2006, held in Perpignan, France in September 2006.The 53 revised full papers and 19 revised poster papers presented together with 6 invited lectures were carefully reviewed and selected from around 100 ...

  • RA060909 Carbon Management Solutions: Business Value through a New Lens

    This report will be of interest to sustainability, corporate responsibility, finance, and IT executives. As the new low-carbon economy emerges, a growing number of businesses are beginning to examine their carbon footprints and implement energy efficiency and environmental sustainability measures. Carbon Management Solutions represent a new ...

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