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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    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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    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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    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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    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: 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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    Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulation for Construction Projects, Ontario Regulation 213/91; July 2014

    (Includes Bill 18 Royal Assent November 20, 2014 'Worker' definition insert.). This is a Ontario9 CANADA) govt publication produced by the ontario ministry of labour. This is a non returnable ...

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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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    2016 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey

    AWWA’s 2016 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date water and wastewater utility rate and financial data and analyses available.Data are provided for 264 utilities providing water service and 182 utilities providing wastewater service from 42 states and the District of Columbia. The survey includes data from ...

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    M50 Water Resources Planning, Third Edition

    This comprehensive, how-to manual and guide demonstrates how to produce a long term Integrated Resource Plan for a water utility. It helps water resources planners develop and implement a comprehensive work plan that responds to technical and institutional questions that must be addressed before deciding how to develop new water supplies.The third ...

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    Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater: 2016 Edition

    Aggregate benchmarking data provides one framework for an individual utility to track its goals and improvement. Use of benchmarking data, or initiating the process of performance measurement, can be key to performance improvement. Efficient and effective improvements are necessary for utilities to meet customer expectations, manage rates, and ...

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    Let's Talk Safety 2017

    Stop wondering what to talk about and spending your valuable time preparing presentations. Let’s Talk Safety makes it easy for safety officers to spend a few minutes each week communicating with employees about the critical importance of working safely. This quick and easy book provides 52 short briefings tailored specifically for water utility ...

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    AWWA 2016 Compensation Survey

    The 2016 AWWA Compensation Survey of Water and Wastewater Utilities provides data and analyses of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water and wastewater utility industry. Make sound salary decisions with the support of comprehensive and relevant data from the latest compensation ...

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