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The Biology of Biodiversity

by Springer

When the 1998 International Prize for Biology was awarded for outstanding research in the biology of biodiversity, the honor went to Harvard University Professor Otto T. Solbrig, one of the authors of this volume. As the world becomes increasingly aware of the crisis and urgency of conservation in biodiversity, this book could not be more timely. ...;

Security and Environmental Sustainability of Multimodal Transport

by Springer

This book is the result of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop which was held at Imperial College London in January 2009. It features contributions from a range of international experts covering topics related to the transport of hazardous materials, such as routeing and scheduling, risk assessment, security, and social and environmental exposure. ...;

Computerization and Data Management in the Metals Analysis Laboratory

by ASTM International

The purpose of this book is to guide chemists in both selecting the appropriate hardware and software, and using it to interface laboratory instruments, log in samples, process and file data, disseminate information, monitor quality assurance parameters, and general management reports.;

Contributions - 2nd International Conference on Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry and Its Applications

by Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

PTR-MS (Proton Transfer Reaction-Mass Spectrometry) is a relatively new technology developed at the Institute of Ion Physics at the University of Innsbruck in the 1990’s. PTR-MS has been found to be an extremely powerful and promising technology for the detection of volatile organic compounds (VOC) at ultra low concentrations (pptv) in gaseous ...;

Wastewater Biology: The Life Processes

by Water Environment Federation (WEF)

Easy to understand guide in the Wastewater Biology Series. For operators and technicians involved in the biological aspects of wastewater treatment. Reviews bacteria and metabolic/life processes involved in wastewater and sludge stabilization, environmental conditions/ concerns, operational measures needed to monitor, correct or enhance the life ...;

Detecting and Modelling Regional Climate Change

by Springer

For the very first time, this book provides updated, integrated and organized, theoretical and methodological information on regional climate change and the associated environmental and socio-economic impacts on a regional scale. The most recent findings in the field of long-term climate change, which improve our understanding of the global ...;

Electromagnetic Aquametry

by Springer

This book covers all aspects of Electromagnetic Aquametry. It summarizes the wide area of metrology and its applications in electromagnetic sensing of moist materials. The physical properties of water in various degrees of binding interacting with electromagnetic fields is presented by model systems. The book describes measurement methods and ...;

Disaster response and risk management in the fisheries sector (En)

by Earthprint Ltd

Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersOver the last few decades, natural and human-induced disasters have become more frequent and increasingly destructive. Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods have become more and more vulnerable and have been seriously affected by loss of life and property. This document gives ...;

Regional Competition

by Springer

Many parts of the world are currently experiencing the outcome of processes of economic integration, globalization and transformation. Technological advances in telecommunications and in transport facilities have opened up new possibilities for contracts and exchanges among regions. External effects among regions have increased in importance. As a ...;

Advances in Applied Bioremediation

by Springer

Bioremediation is a rapidly advancing field and the technology has been applied successfully to remediate many contaminated sites. The goal of every soil remediation method is to enhance the degradation, transformation, or detoxification of pollutants and to protect, maintain and sustain environmental quality.Advances in our understanding of the ...;

Sustainable Energy Consumption and Society

by Springer

What drives developed countries' high rates of energy and resource consumption? How important are individual efforts versus technological or social innovations for environmental sustainability?A multidisciplinary study combining social science, energy analysis, and risk communication, this work occupies a unique niche in the literature. Few ...;

Geographical Information and Planning

by Springer

This book demonstrates the state of the art in the use of information systems and modelling methods in different spatial/geographical planning contexts. It provides a review of developments in the 1990s and detailed insights into the current application of geographical information technology in urban, physical, environmental and socio-economic ...;

Report of the tenth session of the Scientific Advisory Committee, Nicosia, Cyprus, 22-26 October 2007 (CGFM) - Rapport de la dixième session du Comité

by Earthprint Ltd

Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsThe Committee appraised the activities of its subsidiary bodies and those of the regional projects supporting the Commission. It acknowledged the strengthening of the stock assessment process through joint assessment by experts. It favoured the use of the data from trawl survey and requested to pay special attention to ...;

Report of the Regional Workshop on Safety at Sea in Artisanal and Small-scale Fisheries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Paita, Peru, 2-4 July 2007

by Earthprint Ltd

Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsDuring the workshop, the results of the 'study on safety at sea in artisanal and small-scale fisheries in Latin America and the Caribbean' were presented, as well as other presentations on different aspects of safety at sea. In addition, experts from participating countries made presentations on the situation of safety ...;

Healthier Schools: A Review of State Policies for Improving Indoor Air Quality Report

by Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

This report focuses on indoor air quality (IAQ), a key component of a healthy school environment. Indoor air quality has been ranked near the top of environmental risks in a number of government studies. See, e.g., EPA Science Advisory Board, 'Reducing Risk: Setting Priorities and Strategies for Environmental Protection' (1990), available at ;

Extractive industries in arid and semi-arid zones : environmental planning and management

by Earthprint Ltd

This publication aims to contribute to planning and management approaches that minimize land degradation and desertification in arid and semi-arid zones as a result of extractive industries operations. Both operational and policy guidance are included to help those government departments responsible for the licensing, planning and monitoring of ...;

Extractive industries in arid and semi-arid zones : environmental planning and management (Arabic)

by Earthprint Ltd

This publication aims to contribute to planning and management approaches that minimize land degradation and desertification in arid and semi-arid zones as a result of extractive industries operations. Both operational and policy guidance are included to help those government departments responsible for the licensing, planning and monitoring of ...;

Managing wetlands in arid regions : lessons learned

by Earthprint Ltd

At the close of a 15-year regional programme to build institutional capacity for wetland resources management in West Africa, it was deemed essential to extract and review the lessons learned through this experience.This publication stems from the findings of a study carried out to analyse the experience as a whole and shed light on the successes, ...;

Opportunities for Antarctic environmental education and training : proceedings of the SCAR/IUCN workshop on environmental education and training

by Earthprint Ltd

Examines the educational and training needs arising from relevant legal instruments; covers education and training currently undertaken by national programmes; and, by considering the range of tools available, identifies initiatives for improving the environmental education of scientists, support staff and tourists to the Antarctic.;

Institutional Controls in Use Report

by Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

This report anticipates amendments to Superfund and describes in concrete terms how institutional controls have been used at Superfund sites and in similar situations in the past. Experience with past use of institutional controls provides Superfund policymakers with valuable examples and knowledge about how best to use these tools to protect ...;

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