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    Practical Environmental Statistics and Data Analysis

    Most environmental problems involve a large degree of uncertainty, and one way to improve understanding of the issues affecting the global environment is the use of statistics. This book describes the application of statistical methods in different environmental fields, with an emphasis on how to solve real-world problems in complex systems. The ...

  • Climate Change and Arctic Sustainable Development Scientific, social, cultural and educational challenges

    The Arctic is undergoing rapid and dramatic environmental and social transformations due to climate change. This has ramifications for the entire planet, as change spreads through interconnected global networks that are environmental, cultural, economic and political. Today, with the major thrust of research shifting away from deciphering causes ...

  • Groundwater Characterization

    This book addresses the theoretical background necessary to accomplish planning and management of groundwater systems, and presents up to date applications of the decision-aid techniques in this field.Groundwater systems play an essential role in meeting the ever increasing use of water for different purposes. Proper design and management of such ...

  • Air Quality Management

    The management of air quality is currently at the forefront of international debate. With authors drawn from international experts in their respective fields, Air Quality Management provides comprehensive coverage of the air quality management issue. There are chapters on improving air quality in the UK, the construction of emissions inventories ...

  • Climate Variability and Change in High Elevation Regions: Past, Present & Future

    The world's mountain systems, including the people in them, have gained international attention in the last few decades. The United Nations' International Year of Mountains-2002 can be regarded as the culmination of a long process involving research, development of research networks, a greater awareness by various sectors of society of the ...

  • The Environmental Challenges of Nuclear Disarmament

    This book draws together recognized experts from numerous institutions in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and North America. Nuclear facility decontamination and decommissioning, waste treatment, management and disposal, long-term monitoring and surveillance, and prevention of proliferation are the primary topics ...

  • Integrated Technology for Environmental Monitoring and Information Production

    This book focuses on the current issue of environmental data management in view of the difficulties associated with various aspects of data management, i.e., objectives and constraints, design of data collection networks, statistical and physical sampling, remote sensing and GIS, databases, reliability of data, data analysis, and transformation of ...

  • The Environmental Challenges of Nuclear Disarmament

    This book draws together recognized experts from numerous institutions in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and North America. Nuclear facility decontamination and decommissioning, waste treatment, management and disposal, long-term monitoring and surveillance, and prevention of proliferation are the primary topics ...

  • Water Quality Monitoring Network Design

    In recent years, the adequacy of collected water quality data and the performance of existing monitoring networks have been seriously evaluated for two basic reasons. First, an efficient information system is required to satisfy the needs of water quality management plans and to aid in the decision-making process. Second, this system has to ...

  • Integrated Technology for Environmental Monitoring and Information Production

    This book focuses on the current issue of environmental data management in view of the difficulties associated with various aspects of data management, i.e., objectives and constraints, design of data collection networks, statistical and physical sampling, remote sensing and GIS, databases, reliability of data, data analysis, and transformation of ...

  • Optimal Observation for Cyber-physical Systems

    Cyber-physical systems (CPS) embody the interaction between a computing system and a physical process, being distinguished from traditional embedded systems by being designed as networks of interacting elements rather than as isolated devices. The wireless sensor networks (WSNs) which are the focus of the research presented here are examples of ...

  • GeoSensor Networks

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the Second GeoSensor Networks Conference, held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, in October 2006. The conference addressed issues related to the collection, management, processing, analysis, and delivery of real-time geospatial data using distributed geosensor networks. This represents an ...

  • Proteomics and Protein-Protein Interactions

    The rapidly evolving field of protein science has now come to realize the ubiquity and importance of protein-protein interactions. It had been known for some time that proteins may interact with each other to form functional complexes, but it was thought to be the property of only a handful of key proteins. However, with the advent of high ...

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