Profiling Systems Books

  • River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics: RCEM 2007: Proceedings of the 5th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Enschede, NL, 17-21 September 2007

    Morphodynamics offers insight into the evolution of consistent, self-adjusting morphologies such as drainage basins, the long profiles of rivers or the shape of shorelines, and the persistence of rhythmic features such as beach cusps. Including a mix of basic and applied research, this book offers the latest research results concerning ...

  • Climate Action

    Climate Action is an international communication platform established by Sustainable Development International in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to educate businesses, governments and NGOs as to what they can do to reduce their carbon footprint and adapt to the impacts of climate change. Further, the high-profile ...

  • The Status and Character of In-Lieu Fee Mitigation in the United States Report

    The Status and Character of In-Lieu Fee Mitigation in the United States provides a comprehensive profile of the nation’s active aquatic resource in-lieu fee mitigation programs. The report is the first to examine, in-depth, the status and administration of in-lieu fee mitigation in the nation, including detailed discussion of federal in-lieu ...

  • Africa Environment Outlook 2. Our Environment, Our Wealth (AEO-2)

    The Africa Environment Outlook 2 is the second comprehensive integrated report on the African environment, produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) . Also available in French http://www.earthprint.com/go.htm?to=DEW0851NAAEO 2 is the outcome of a collaborative ...

  • AEO 2 : L"Avenir De L"Environment en Afrique

    The Africa Environment Outlook 2 (French) is the second comprehensive integrated report on the African environment, produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) .AEO 2 is the outcome of a collaborative initiative between AMCEN, six sub-regional collaborating centers, ...

  • Multilingual Soil Profile Database, (The). (SDBm Plus). CD-ROM (En)

    Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media Series - CD-ROMSDBm Plus is a collection of programs incorporated into a menu-based interactive user interface to enter soils data into a database and manage the database. It is useful for storage of primary soils information assembled at national level, or data collected in subnational or local soil ...

  • Laser Beam Shaping Applications

    The practice of shaping the irradiance profile of laser beams goes back more than three decades, and the applications of beam shaping are as diverse as they are numerous. However, until Dickey and Holswade´s groundbreaking and highly popular Laser Beam Shaping: Theory and Techniques was published, there was no single, detailed treatment available ...

  • Mimicking Nature`s Fire: Restoring Fire-Prone Forests in the West

    The magnificent stands of old-growth trees that characterize the forests of western North America depend on periodic fires for their creation or survival. Deprived of that essential disturbance process eventually they die, leaving an overcrowded growth of smaller trees vulnerable to intense blazes and epidemics of insects and disease.In Mimicking ...

  • Major Soils of the World. (CD ROM) (En)

    Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media Series - CD-ROM(First edition: 2002; this reprint: 2005) This CD-ROM was released in conjunction with World Soil Resources Report No. 94: 'Lecture Notes on the Major Soils of the World'. In addition to complete (Hyperlinked) text of the book, it contains many additional pictures, a slideshow with a virtual ...

  • Fundamentals Of Stack Gas Dispersion

    This is the new, fourth edition of the book on dispersion modeling of continuous, buoyant air pollution plumes which takes nothing for granted. Every equation is completely derived step-by-step without any complicated or advanced mathematics. Every constraint and assumption is fully explained. A set of self-study exercises is also included with ...

  • Africa Energy Databank

    The Scramble For Africa Collection includes all our latest path-breaking Strategy Briefings on Africa (from our Scramble For Africa, African National Oil Companies, and Maghreb Oil & Gas Strategy Briefings, conducted each year, and provided as available now) plus online access to all our Africa Conference events since 2001 - over 25 high-level ...

  • Watersheds of the world

    Water resources eAtlasThis CD provides maps of land cover, population density and biodiversity for 154 basins and sub-basins around the world. It lists indicators and variables for each of these basins and, where appropriate, provides links and references to relevant information. It further contains 20 global maps portraying relevant water ...

  • Megapodes : status survey and conservation action plan 2000-2004

    In the five years since publication of the 1995-99 action plan, the Megapode Specialist Group has been active in promoting, initiating and executing conservation and research projects on thermometer birds. But the conservation outlook for many species remains bleak. Their habit of nesting on or near beaches, often on small islands, make them ...

  • Technical Workbook on Environmental Management Tools for Decision Analysis: IECT Technical Publication Series 14

    In March and April 1999, UNEP IETC and the Technical Cooperation Council of the Philippines of the Department of Foreign Affairs collaborated to conduct an International Training on Environmental Management (ITEM) for Least Developed Countries. Based on this training, this workbook is designed to encourage and facilitate a wider dissemination of ...

  • Transit Metropolis

    Around the world, mass transit is struggling to compete with the private automobile, and in many places, its market share is rapidly eroding. Yet a number of metropolitan areas have in recent decades managed to mount cost-effective and resource-conserving transit services that provide respectable alternatives to car travel. What sets these places ...

  • Atlas of Odor Character Profiles

    Provides easy access to the odor character of 160 chemicals and mixtures; a data base for further research in the science of smell; and procedures to select and train panelists. For professionals in the field of food and beverage sciences, air and water pollution, indoor air quality control, cosmetics and hygiene, botany, psychology of ...

  • Microarray Data Analysis

    In this new volume, renowned authors contribute fascinating, cutting-edge insights into microarray data analysis. This innovative book includes in-depth presentations of genomic signal processing, artificial neural network use for microarray data analysis, signal processing and design of microarray time series experiments, application of ...

  • Soils of Volcanic Regions in Europe

    Soils of volcanic areas often exhibit unique properties differentiating them from other soils on Earth. This publication compiles information gained by an EU research network over six years of research on European volcanic soils. The book gives comprehensive coverage of soils in volcanic regions within Europe, dealing with most aspects of modern ...

  • Report 118: Environmental Testing & Analytical Services

    Report 118: Environmental Testing & Analytical Services (updated for Q1 of 2010) analyzes markets, competition, customer needs, and technology trends in the $1.9-billion U.S. market for environmental testing and analytical services. This comprehensive 236-page report is based on surveys, interviews and in-depth primary research on revenue ...

  • Fungal Genomics

    Through the integration of bioinformatic, genetic, transcriptomic, proteomic, metabolomic, phenomic and other massive datasets, genomics is revealing exciting new insights into fungal cell biology. The central theme of this volume is the strong impact that genomics is having upon our understanding of fungal biology, across a wide range of species, ...

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