Monitoring & Testing 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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    Quality Management in Higher Education

    A timely intervention as higher education in India begins to pay equal importance to Quality, alongside Access and Equity. Indian higher education is the third largest in the world. It is undergoing unprecedented expansion and reforms. Yet, no Indian university figures among the World’s Top 100! The problem lies primarily with the quality of ...

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    Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts

    The newest volume in the Climate Change Reconsidered series, released on April 9, is Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts. One more volume in the CCR-II series, subtitled Human Welfare, Energy, and Policies, is due out in ...

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    Climate Change Reconsidered II: Physical Science

    The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) released a major new report on climate change science produced by an international team of 40 scientists at a press conference on Sept. 17, 2013, at the James ...

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    Chinese Translation of Climate Change Reconsidered

    Climate Change Reconsidered, a two-volume report from the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) originally published by The Heartland Institute in 2009 and 2011, was translated into Chinese by a translation ...

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    Global Warming: Facts vs. Faith

    Walter Cunningham has enjoyed careers in the United States Marine Corps, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and private industry, including 12 years as a venture ...

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    Is the U.S. Surface Temperature Record Reliable?

    The stakes in the debate over global warming are high. If human activities are causing a major warming of the earth’s atmosphere, then actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions costing hundreds of billions of dollars would be ...

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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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    Public Works Inspectors` Manual - 7th Edition

    A complete operational technical guidebook for professionals charged with the responsibilities of inspecting all types of public works construction for city, county, state and federal agencies. The most comprehensive and authoritative text of its kind ever written and published. Of considerable value not only to inspection personnel, but also ...

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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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    A Basic Hierarchical Graph Model for Conflict Resolution with Weighted Preference

    A novel hierarchical graph model for conflict resolution in which preferences are determined by weighting component graphs is proposed. This weighted hierarchical model contains three decision makers (DMs), one common decision maker (CDM) appearing in two local graphs, each with one local decision maker. Reachable lists and unilateral improvements ...

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    BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology

    Volume 1 of the multi-volume reference, BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology, focuses on synthetic nanodevices and the synthesis of nanomaterials and the generation of nanoscale features. The nanomaterials include polymeric microspheres and nanostructures, carbon nanotubes, silicon, silicon dioxide, and iron oxide. There is also a chapter on the ...

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    Advances In Ceramic Matrix Composites

    Ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) have been useful for an extensive range of applications because of properties such as their light weight, toughness and temperature resistance. This book summarises key recent research on types and processing of CMCs. The first part of the book reviews types such as self-healing and hybrid CMCs as well as ...

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    Air Pollution XXII

    The proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, builds upon the prestigious outcomes of the 21 preceding meetings beginning in ...

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    Ecosystems and Sustainable Development VIII

    The biennial series of conferences on Ecosystems and Sustainable Development (ECOSUD), originating from the work of the late Nobel laureate, Ilya Prigogine, raises the challenge of seeking to integrate thermodynamics, ecology and economics into “ecodynamics.” The conference is not only a platform to present novel research related to ...

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    Small Business Survival

    Owning a small business can be a fulfilling and financially rewarding experience, but to be successful, you must know what to do before starting a business; what to do while the business is up and running; and, most importantly, what to do when the business runs into ...

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    Electrospun Nanofibres and Their Appications

    This full colour Update covers all aspects of electrospinning as used to produce Nanofibres. It contains an array of colour diagrams, mathematical models, equations and detailed references. It will be invaluable to anyone who is interested in using this technique and also to those interested in finding out more about the subject. Electrospinning ...

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    X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis: Practical and Easy 2nd Edition

    The focus of this book is the practical use of XRF. Newcomers to the technique will find it extremely helpful, but also existing users will be able to expand their knowledge. Fundemental concepts are explained. Important data are listed in handy table form. Illustrated, step-by-step sample preparation tips are shown. Many examples of real-life ...

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    7 Theories of Climate Change

    “At least seven theories of climate change enjoy some support in the scientific community. “At least seven theories of climate change enjoy some support in the scientific community. With the anthropogenic global warming theory now in disrepute, it is a good time to review the other six ...

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    Classroom Management Vol. 5

    Classroom management is often perceived as the most overwhelming challenge faced by new teachers; it may also continue to confront more experienced educators as they encounter a new group of youngsters or face a new set of demands. Successful classroom management is invariably tied to student engagement and empowerment: teachers who are singled ...

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