Environmental Management Books

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    Marine Ecosystem-Based Management in Practice

    Julia Wondolleck and Steven Yaffee are hopeful.  Rather than lamenting the persistent conflicts in global marine ecosystems, they instead sought out examples where managers were doing things differently and making progress against great odds. They interviewed planners, managers, community members, fishermen, and environmentalists throughout ...

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    Can a City Be Sustainable? (State of the World)

    Cities are the world’s future. Today, more than half of the global population—3.7 billion people—are urban dwellers, and that number is expected to double by 2050. There is no question that cities are growing; the only debate is over how they will grow. Will we invest in the physical and social infrastructure necessary for ...

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    The Future of Social Security

    The future of Social Security will be among the top issues in the 2016 presidential election. Ferrara, who has been writing about Social Security since the 1980s, thinks the time for reform is fast approaching: Under what the government’s actuaries call “intermediate” economic assumptions, the [Social Security] trust funds will ...

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    BioResearch Open Access Journal

    BioResearch Open Access is a peer-reviewed open access journal that provides a rapid-publication forum for a broad range of scientific topics including but not limited to molecular and cellular biology, tissue engineering and biomaterials, bioengineering, regenerative medicine, stem cells, gene therapy, systems biology, genetics, ...

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    Geopolitical Atlas of the Oceans

    Richly illustrated with outstanding maps, this book is the first of its kind to address all major issues related to the oceans as well as questions dealing with delimitation of maritime boundaries in territorial seas and areas under juridiction (exclusive economic zones, protected fishing zones, protected ecological zones and continental shelves). ...

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    Drilling Data Handbook

    The first edition of the Drilling Data Handbook was published in 1950. Over the more than six following decades the book has been constantly improved, adding lots of new technologies and equipment over the course of its eight updated editions. But its key principle is to remain familiar and friendly to ...

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    Limnology and Oceanography e-Lectures

    Developing a new aquatic science course? Time to refresh some aquatic science presentations and are looking for ideas? Need inspiration regarding how to translate key aquatic science issues in a straightforward manner to a diverse or non-specialist ...

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    Carbon dioxide sequestration, 2016 Edition

    This publication provides an overview of amendments to the London Protocol and related guidance developed to ensure the safe and environmentally sound implementation of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in sub-seabed geological ...

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    Security Careers Book

    TheSecurity Careers, Skills, Compensation and Career Pathsthird edition book by Stephen W. Walker, Partner and James E. Foushée is written as a tool and informational guide for managers and security professionals to utilize and increase their knowledge of how the process of compensation administration works, and how this process can be ...

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    Surgical Infections Case Reports

    Surgical Infections Case Reports is a new, online-only, open access forum for sharing clinically interesting and educational case reports on the prevention and management of post-operative infections, including complex cases.   A sister journal to the flagship journal Surgical Infections, Surgical Infections Case Reports provides ...

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    Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast

    Maine to Greenland is a testament to one of the world's great geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast. For more than three decades, William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred E. Richard have explored the Northeast’s Atlantic corridor and its fascinating history, habitat, and culture. The authors’ powerful personal essays and ...

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    A Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions

    Many owners of A/E/P and environmental consulting firms aren't familiar with the M&A process. Where do you start? How do you find and evaluate good candidates that may be willing to buy or sell? How do you value and structure the deal? Whether you're looking to buy or sell, put the insights of merger and acquisition veterans to work for you ...

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    Ecosystem-based adaptation: Question-based guidance for assessing effectiveness

    This booklet sets out guidance for assessing the effectiveness of an ecosystem-based approach to climate change adaptation. It describes a process, based around asking a detailed set of questions, that can be used by project managers and researchers to shape project design, assess the progress of an ongoing project or draw conclusions about the ...

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    Transgender Health

    Transgender Health is the first peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to addressing the healthcare needs of transgender individuals throughout the lifespan and identifying gaps in knowledge as well as priority areas where policy development and research are needed to achieve healthcare ...

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    Management of Public Works Construction Projects

    This book focuses on concepts and processes for managing public works construction projects. This book focuses on concepts and processes for managing public works construction projects. It highlights effective practices for good project management, identifies common pitfalls, and explains how they might be avoided or dealt with. The book has been ...

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    Model course:Adv training for chemical tanker cargo operations, 2016

    This course provides training for masters, chief engineer officers, chief mates, second engineer officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, unloading, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargo-related operations on chemical tankers. It comprises an advanced training programme appropriate to their ...

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    Model course: Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, 2016 Edition

    This model course aims to meet the mandatory minimum standards of competence in personal safety and social responsibilities in accordance with section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code, table A-VI/1-4. The course is designed to prepare new recruits for life on a ship at sea where they will experience a vastly different living and working environment ...

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    Your Ticket to the Universe: A Guide to Exploring the Cosmos

    Beginning with our home planet, Your Ticket to the Universe embarks on an entertaining and accessible trip to the most interesting stops known in the cosmos. Learn about objects nearby within our Solar System (our backyard in space, so to speak) as well as wonders that are found throughout the Milky Way galaxy and beyond (the most distant and ...

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    The 2014-2017 State DOT Market for A/E/P & Environmental Consulting Firms

    The 2014-2017 State DOT Market for A/E/P & Environmental Consulting Firms is the indispensable resource for getting your share of the billions of dollars available in the U.S. highway and bridge market for engineers, environmental consultants, landscape architects, architects, and planners. Get the most up-to-date data as well as a ...

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    Buried No Longer Tool

    Buried No Longer® is an online economic forecasting tool for pipe repair and replacement.Utilities enter data and the tool provides cost estimates under a base model as well as with financial deferrals built in. The output data can be broken out by pipe size or pipe material categories.For both water and wastewater systems:Includes options to ...

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