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Threats to Global Water Security

by Springer

Water resources are under threat in many parts of the world. Climate change and natural disasters like earthquakes are aggravating already critical situations. But a significant number of threats are posed directly by human interference and failings. A major theme in the book is the need for preparedness. Poor risk assessment, lack of emergency ...;

Watershed Models

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

Watershed modeling is at the heart of modern hydrology, supplying rich information that is vital to addressing resource planning, environmental, and social problems. Even in light of this important role, many books relegate the subject to a single chapter while books devoted to modeling focus only on a specific area of application. Recognizing the ...;

Paint and Coatings: Applications and Corrosion Resistance

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

Paint and Coatings: Applications and Corrosion Resistance helps designers, engineers, and maintenance personnel choose the appropriate coatings to best protect equipment, structures, and various components from corrosion, degradation, and failure. ;

Threats to Global Water Security

by Springer

Water resources are under threat in many parts of the world. Climate change and natural disasters like earthquakes are aggravating already critical situations. But a significant number of threats are posed directly by human interference and failings. A major theme in the book is the need for preparedness. Poor risk assessment, lack of emergency ...;

Ecology of Baltic Coastal Waters

by Springer

This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of the enormous ecological diversity of Baltic coastal ecosystems. A short introduction into the Baltic Sea as a reference ecosystem is followed by detailed descriptions of the characteristics of coastal ecosystems. Ecological case studies from the following four regions illustrate the ...;

Maintaining Military Readiness by Managing Ozone Depleting Substances: Guidelines for armed forces in developing countries

by Earthprint Ltd

The information in this guide was compiled from interviews with members of the armed forces responsible for implementing programmes that comply with the Montreal Protocol. Additional information was obtained from military organizations taking part in a series of three international workshops on the role of the armed forces in implementing the ...;

Fisheries Subsidies and Marine Resource Management: Lessons Learned from Studies in Argentina and Senegal

by Earthprint Ltd

The Argentine and Senegalese studies presented in this report were conducted within the framework of two broader UNEP Country Projects that involved the collaboration of a number of individuals and organizations. Each of these projects aimed to assess the environmental and related social and economic effects of trade lineralization and ...;

Energy and Environmental Policy Modeling

by Springer

The primary objective of Energy and Environmental Policy Modeling is to introduce a variety of recent energy-environmental modeling concepts, and to provide an overview of these modeling concepts. Another major objective of the book is the application of management science techniques to energy and environment policy issues which have expanded ...;

Landslides: Proceedings of the First European Conference on Landslides, Prague, Czech Republic, 24-26 June 2002

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

The material in this book was originally written and subsequently revised for students of hydrology from many countries throughout the world attending post-graduate courses at IHE Delft. The objective of the text was two fold - to present the theoretical foundation of the deterministic analysis of hydrological processes at a catchment scale and to ...;

Practical Handbook of Soil, Vadose Zone, and Ground-Water Contamination: Assessment, Prevention, and Remediation, Second Edition

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

A synthesis of years of interdisciplinary research and practice, the second edition of this bestseller continues to serve as a primary resource for information on the assessment, remediation, and control of contamination on and below the ground surface.;

Environmentally-Friendly Product Development

by Springer

The modern market economy is founded on economic growth and increasing consumption of manufactured products, leading to over use of resources and environmentally-damaging pollution. We can help protect the environment by focussing on the entire life-cycle of each manufactured product. A holistic view of every stage and process of a product's ...;

Microdynamics Simulation

by Springer

Microstructures in rocks contain a wealth of information on the history of rock bodes, metamorphic and tectonic processes and the mechanical and rheological properties of the crust and mantle. The book deals with the numerical simulation of such microstructures in rocks. It starts with a general introduction of existing methods and techniques for ...;

Coupled Models for the Hydrological Cycle

by Springer

Hydrologists, climatologists, soil scientists and environmental engineers are frequently asked to analyse complex environmental problems. It is becoming increasingly apparent that these problems usually involve feedbacks between atmospheric, ecological, and hydrological systems, as well as human society. It is often the feedbacks between systems ...;

Excavations and Foundations in Soft Soils

by Springer

The book reviews the experiences with, as well as recent developments and research results on excavations and foundations in and on soft soil deposits. Geotechnical design and execution of civil engineering structures on very soft soils are usually associated with substantial difficulties. The aim of the authors is to give the readers an overview ...;

The European Information Society

by Springer

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, ...;

Addressing Global Environmental Security Through Innovative Educational Curricula

by Springer

As the importance of environmental security increases worldwide, colleges and universities are evaluating how well they are preparing the next generation of environmental scientists and managers and developing new educational approaches. In this volume, we examine: (1) current educational practices and the need for change, (2) educational needs ...;

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

by Springer

... 'Included on the Choice list with the outstanding academic Earth Sciences titles 2008' ...This volume describes simplified dynamic analyses that bridge the gap between the rather limited provisions of design codes and the rather eclectic methods used in sophisticated analyses. Graphs and spreadsheets are included for the ease and speed of use ...;

Simulation and Assessment of Chemical Processes in a Multiphase Environment

by Springer

The book reviews the current state of knowledge on the chemical and physical processes occurring in the environmental media (i) the atmosphere, (ii) the aqueous phase and (iii) soil and identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the chemical mechanisms (both explicit and condensed) currently available to simulate the multimedia environmental ...;

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