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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 ...

  • Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical Guide

    Releasing contaminants into the environment—whether deliberate or unintentional—can be thought of as a crime against the environment. The role of environmental forensics is to identify and prevent environmental pollution, or crimes. Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical Guide examines this growing field, and provides environmental ...

  • Analytical Archaeometry

    The book describes this interesting and challenging field of research - on the border between natural sciences (chemistry, spectroscopy, biology, geology) and humanities (archaeology, (art-)history, conservation sciences). It fills the gap between these two areas whilst focussing on the analytical aspects of this research field. The first part of ...

  • State of the Worlds Cities 2010/2011 : Bridging the Urban Divide

    The world's urban population now exceeds the world's rural population. What does this mean for the state of our cities, given the strain this global demographic shift is placing upon current urban infrastructures?Following on from previous State of the World's Cities reports, this edition uses the framework of 'The Urban Divide' to analyse the ...

  • Principles of Modeling Uncertainties in Spatial Data and Spatial Analyses

    Modeling uncertainties in geographic information science is essential to the development of the field. This book addresses one of the fundamental theoretical issues: uncertainties in spatial data and analysis. Along with the latest research findings, the text provides methods to control uncertainties in GIS applications. The author contributes his ...

  • The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology

    From its inception, the field of industrial ecology has taken a distinctly technological approach to understanding and improving ecological consequences of industrial activities. Increasingly however, scholars and practitioners are developing perspectives on the social embeddedness of industrial ecology: the ways in which material and energy flows ...

  • Economists In The Americas

    Probably no region’s economists have had greater public visibility or greater impact on regional and national public policy than Latin America’s and no region has been more directly affected by the spread of US economics. Economists in the Americas joins a small but important comparative literature on economics as a profession and is the first ...

  • Biophysical and Physiological Effects of Solar Radiation on Human Skin

    In an era of global warming knowledge of the effects of solar radiation on humans is of great importance and the latest discoveries in environmental photobiology are presented in this book.The Editor has brought together a wide range of world class contributors to provide the reader with information on the clinical effects of solar radiation, such ...

  • Science and Conservation of Vernal Pools in Northeastern North America: Ecology and Conservation of Seasonal Wetlands in Northeastern North America

    Synthesizes Decades of Research on Vernal Pools Science. Pulling together information from a broad array of sources, Science and Conservation of Vernal Pools in Northeastern North America is a guide to the issues and solutions surrounding seasonal pools. Drawing on 15 years of experience, the editors have mined published literature, personal ...

  • Genomic Approaches for Cross-Species Extrapolation in Toxicology

    The latest tools for investigating stress in organisms, genomic technologies provide great insight into how different organisms respond to environmental conditions. However, their usefulness needs testing, verification, and codification. Genomic Approaches for Cross-Species Extrapolation in Toxicology provides a balanced discussion drawn from the ...

  • Definitions, Conversions, and Calculations for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals, Third Edition

    Standing firmly on the foundation built by the previous two editions, each a bestseller in its own right, Definitions, Conversions, and Calculations for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals, Third Edition is bound to repeat this success. A multipurpose reference suitable for professionals throughout the field, the book contains virtually ...

  • International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set

    The previous edition of the International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors made history as the first unified source of reliable information drawn from many realms of science and technology and created specifically with ergonomics professionals in mind. It was also a winner of the Best Reference Award 2002 from the Engineering Libraries ...

  • Alternatives To Animal Testing

    Animal experimentation has long been a controversial issue with impassioned arguments on both sides of the debate. Increasingly it has become more expedient and feasible to develop new methods that avoid the use of animals. There is agreement on both sides that reduction and refinement of experiments on animals should be an important goal for the ...

  • Handbook of Human Factors in Litigation

    Using ergonomics in forensics can help prevent the recurrence of system failures through engineering or administrative controls. It can also raise the level of concern among professionals and the public regarding product, workplace, and service safety due to perceived exposure to liability. Even with such a potentially important and broad impact, ...

  • Human Factors Methods for Design: Making Systems Human-Centered

    There is no shortage of available human factors information, but until now there was no single guide on how to use this information. Human Factors Methods for Design: Making Systems Human-Centered is an in-depth field guide to solving human factors challenges in the development process. It provides design and human factors professionals, systems ...

  • Practical Handbook of Material Flow Analysis

    The concept of a company, city, or region functioning as an anthroposphere, a living organism with metabolic processes, is now widely accepted among professionals within scientific, engineering, and materials management fields. While the traits of an anthroposphere are described throughout academia, until now there was no widely accepted ...

  • Industrial Hygiene Evaluation Methods

    Professionals and students in the field of industrial hygiene need a concise guide that thoroughly covers the practical methods of evaluating health threats in the ...

  • Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology, Second Edition

    Completely revised and updated, Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology, Second Edition presents a treatment of ecotoxicology ranging from molecular to global perspectives. The authors focus first on lower levels of organization and then extend their discussion to include landscape, regional, and biospheric topics, imparting a perspective as broad as the ...

  • Bioindicators and Biomonitors

    This book provides comprehensive single source coverage of bioindication/biomonitoring in the fields of ecology, ecotoxicology and environmental sciences; from the ecological basics to the effects of chemicals on the environment and the latest test strategies.Contributions by leading figures in ecology from around the world reflect the broad scope ...

  • Statistics with Applications in Biology and Geology

    The use of statistics is fundamental to many endeavors in biology and geology. For students and professionals in these fields, there is no better way to build a statistical background than to present the concepts and techniques in a context relevant to their interests. Statistics with Applications in Biology and Geology provides a practical ...

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