Lab Information Management Books

  • The European Information Society

    This book presents a state-of-the-art overview of on-going GI Science research, as presented at the 10th Conference of the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE), held in Aalborg, Denmark. Included are 28 fully peer-reviewed papers covering basic GI Science research themes such as interoperability, geo-ontology, ...

  • Computerization and Data Management in the Metals Analysis Laboratory

    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 ...

  • Fatigue Testing and Analysis Under Variable Amplitude Loading Conditions

    Thirty-eight peer-review papers provide the latest information on fatigue testing and analysis under variable amplitude spectrum loading conditions focus purely on fatigue testing, fatigue design techniques, or a combination of both. This new ASTM publication serves as an important reference for engineers and scientists involved in structural ...

  • Role of GIS in Lifting the Cloud Off Chernobyl

    The 15th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster offered a timely opportunity for an expert assessment of the current situation and suggestions for approaches to managing the information associated with the site and surrounding contaminated territories. The great quantity of data coming from the contaminated region was and is ...

  • Lake Veluwe, a Macrophyte-Dominated System under Eutrophication Stress

    The structure and functioning of eutrophicated aquatic ecosystems has received considerable attention from limnologists as well as water managers in recent years. Stress has often been on pelagic food webs of deeper lakes whilst littoral systems or shallower lakes have been less thoroughly investigated. Since Dutch aquatic systems are ...

  • Tropical Fish Otoliths: Information for Assessment, Management and Ecology

    Techniques and theory for processing otoliths from tropical marine fish have developed only recently due to an historic misconception that these organisms could not be aged. Otoliths are the most commonly used structures from which daily, seasonal or annual records of a fish’s environmental history are inferred, and are also used as indicators of ...

  • Information Technologies in Environmental Engineering

    Information technologies have evolved to an enabling science for natural resource management and conservation, environmental engineering, scientific simulation and integrated assessment studies. Computing plays a significant role in every day practices of environmental engineers, natural scientists, economists, and social scientists. The ...

  • Wild cats : status survey and conservation action plan

    Presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date information available on the 36 wild cats of the world. It includes the first published collection of detailed range maps and some of the first photographs of rare species in the wild. It provides a thorough review of major issues in cat conservation such as habitat loss and management of big cats in ...

  • Understanding Mineral Deposits

    The challenge of finding new orebodies to satisfy the ever increasing demands for mineral commodities has to be met, in addition to improved techniques of exploration, mining, extraction, and management, by a better understanding of the geologic setting and genesis of the various classes of mineral deposits. A substantial part of the book is ...

  • Distillation and Vapor Pressure Measurement in Petroleum Products

    Twelve comprehensive chapters give you the latest practical information regarding distillation and vapor pressure measurement of petroleum products, as well as the significance of distillation and vapor pressure data in various petroleum products. The emphasis is on practical applications, rather than scientific technology. Manual 51 is a ...

  • Biomedical Informatics in Cancer Research

    This book will review work from a number of researchers who have produced open source software addressing the need for data management, integration, analysis, and visualization to aid cancer research. With the advent of high-throughput technologies in biomedicine, the need for data management and appropriate data analysis tools in genomics has ...

  • Geostatistics: Spatial Information Modeling and Mapping for Natural Resources, Ecological and Environmental Applicationss

    Geospatial information modeling and mapping has become an important tool for the investigation and management of natural resources at the landscape scale. Geostatistics reviews the types and applications of geospatial information data, such as remote sensing, GIS and GPS, as well as their integration into landscape scale geospatial statistical ...

  • ASTM Standards for Laboratory Accreditation and Personnel Certification (Basic, active standards only; 1-year subscription)

    Get instant access to the latest standards relating to laboratory and inspection agency accreditation. 12 ASTM standards cover:• Data to determine conformance with specifications:• Analysis and interpretation of proficiency test program results:• Surveillance of accredited laboratories:• Evaluation of agencies involved in ...

  • Land Use Change: Science, Policy and Management

    Changes in the use of land reflect a variety of environmental and social factors, necessitating an equally varied suite of data to be used for effective analysis. While remote sensing, both from satellites and air photos, provides a central resource for study, socio-economic surveys, censuses, and map sources also supply a wealth of valid ...

  • Application of Automation Technology to Fatigue and Fracture Testing

    Presents useful information on the uses of automation technology for materials characterization. 17 papers cover: systems implementations • analysis and simulation • applications • and laboratory systems and information management. Provides the reader with both specific and general information regarding state-of-the art materials ...

  • Remote Sensing of Coastal Aquatic Environments

    Coastal waters are important ecological systems and vital assets for many nations. Coastal waters are also complex, dynamic environments where a vast array of coupled biological, chemical, geological, and physical processes occurs over multiple time and space scales. The optical environment of coastal waters is particularly complex. There is ...

  • Ecological Modeling for Resource Management

    With the use of ecological models, managers and decision makers can make sure that the ecological systems affected by their decisions are accurately represented. Unfortunately, the most relevant ecological science and modeling techniques are often not used because managers are not familiar with them or find them inappropriate for their ...

  • Information Technologies in Environmental Engineering

    The increasing environmental problems demand interdisciplinary approaches where engineers, natural scientists, economists and computer scientists work together. Information technology has become significant to all scientific groups and fields involved in environmental engineering covering the topics: Modeling and simulation, information systems, ...

  • Chemical Analysis of Metals

    STP 944 presents chemists with current information relating to all phases of metal analysis. This volume contains handy references that will help chemists solve their laboratory problems in the analysis of metals. Highlights are: Laboratory automation; information management in the metals lab; and quality assurance using ICP. ...

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    Integrated Water Resource Management in Brazil

      The complex interactions between water resources, land-use change and water technologies are a major issue in many emerging countries of Southern America. Usable water resources are affected by natural conditions, such as, strong seasonal contrasts and high climatic variability, and rapid changes of land use and land cover that is caused by the ...

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