Cutting Systems Books

  • Implications of climate change for sustainable agricultural production systems in ACP countries: Getting information and communication strategies righ

    During the CTA Annual Seminar which took place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso from 26 to 31 October 2008, the impact of climate change on the agricultural sectors of ACP countries was discussed in terms of its effects on the productivity of cropping and agro-pastoral systems, and its impacts on the biophysical and socio-economic structure of rural ...

  • The Rapid Assessment 3 title Set 2009 - Environmental Food Crisis, The Natural Fix, Climate in Peril.

    Save US$20.00 by purchasing these latest UNEP titles as a setThe Environmental Food Crisis : The Environment's Role in Averting Future Food CrisisA new rapid response assessment report released by UNEP warns that up to 25% of the world’s food production may become lost due to environmental breakdown by 2050 unless action is taken.The Natural Fix ? ...

  • Good governance in land tenure and administration (En)

    Series: FAO Land Tenure StudiesThis guide is written for people who work in land administration and all those with an interest in land, land tenure and their governance. Good governance can help achieve economic development and the reduction of poverty. Land issues cut across society, and a well-governed land administration system can strengthen ...

  • Harmful Invasive Species: Legal Responses

    Harmful Invasive Species: Legal Responses describes the law and policy regarding harmful non-indigenous species in six countries: New Zealand, Germany, South Africa, Argentina, Poland, and the U.S. It addresses three international and cross-cutting dimensions of harmful non-indigenous species policy: quarantine systems, trade issues, and the ...

  • Sampling and Analysis of Copper Cathodes

    Discusses sampling and analyzing trace impurities in electrolytic copper cathodes. Papers evaluate present and potential procedures for sampling copper cathodes, including drilling, punching, strip sectioning, milling, and saw-cutting, and discuss methods of determining impurity levels and their ...

  • Biometeorology for Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change

    Biometeorology has long been concerned with describing and understanding the impacts of weather and climate on humans and their activities and the natural (biosphere) system. Applied biometeorologists have focused on how best to prepare for and cope with weather and climate abnormalities. However, they have tended to pursue their research in ...

  • Pharmacogenomics in Drug Discovery and Development

    Since each human is genetically distinctive, responding differently to disease-causing factors as well as drugs, the field pharmacogenomics arose to develop personalized medicine, or medicine that deals with the complexity of the human body. In Pharmacogenomics in Drug Discovery and Development, leading experts present methodical, state-of-the-art ...

  • Pinch Points and Safeguarding For Pulp And Paper (Video)

    Feeling the pinch of needless accidents? Get caught up in this cutting-edge program and smooth out the problems.Working around powerful compression systems, gears, rolling mills, calendars and razor-sharp blades poses a lot of dangers. But you can grind these hazards to a pulp with this program. It identifies common pinch points and shows how ...

  • A Software-Defined GPS and Galileo Receiver

    Satellite navigation receivers are used to receive, process, and decode space-based navigation signals, such as those provided by the GPS constellation of satellites. There is an increasing need for a unified open platform that will enable enhanced receiver development and design, as well as cost-effective testing procedures for various ...

  • Pinch Points and Safeguarding For Pulp And Paper (Handbook)

    Feeling the pinch of needless accidents? Get caught up in this cutting-edge handbook and smooth out the problems.Working around powerful compression systems, gears, rolling mills, calendars and razor-sharp blades poses a lot of dangers. But you can grind these hazards to a pulp with this handbook. It identifies common pinch points and shows how ...

  • Spatial Database Systems

    This first of a kind book places spatial data within the broader domain of information technology (IT) while providing a comprehensive and coherent explanation of the guiding principles, methods, implementation and operational management of spatial databases within the workplace. The text explains the key concepts, issues and processes of spatial ...

  • Environmental Biotechnology

    Volume 10: Environmental Biotechnology in the Handbook of Environmental Engineering series presents the theories and principles of various environmental biotechnologies. This outstanding collection of science information is designed as a basic Environmental Biotechnology textbook as well as a reference book for scientists, researchers, educators, ...

  • Compendium of Land Use Laws for Sustainable Development

    This book collects land use laws from countries on each continent that attempt to achieve sustainable development. Due to the startling evidence of global deterioriation and the long-term trends in land use, the Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development was signed in 2002. In the laws collected in this volume, the reader can witness the ...

  • At the Edge of the Solar System

    On August 24, 2006, the solar system lost its ninth planet! The astronomers' decision at the IAU General Assembly in Prague to demote Pluto had been precipitated by the discovery, beyond the orbit of Neptune, of a very rich population of Pluto-like objects. The study of the recently discovered remote celestial bodies grows ever more fascinating. ...

  • Systems Biology

    The rapidly developing methods of systems biology can help investigators to make inference and predictions from their data that intuition alone would not discern; however, the difficulty lies in the broad knowledge of mathematics and engineering that seems to be required to even evaluate the applicability of the methods to the problem at hand. In ...

  • Martian Outpost

    Martian Outpost provides a detailed insight into the various technologies, mission architectures, medical requirements, and training needed to send humans to Mars. It focuses on mission objectives and benefits, and the risks and complexities that are compounded when linked to an overall planet exploration program involving several expeditions and ...

  • Conceptual Ecology and Invasion Biology: Reciprocal Approaches to Nature

    The conservation threat represented by invasive species is well-known, but the scientific opportunities are underappreciated. Invasion studies have historically been largely directed at the important job of collecting case studies. Invasion biology has matured to the point of being able to incorporating itself into the heart of ecology, and should ...

  • Nonequilibrium Ecology

    Ecology has long been shaped by ideas that stress the sharing of resources and the competition for those resources, and by the assumption that populations and communities typically exist under equilibrium conditions in habitats saturated with both individuals and species. However, much evidence contradicts these assumptions and it is likely that ...

  • Plant Embryogenesis

    The advent of the postgenome era has brought a remarkable evolution in modern plant embryology. In Plant Embryogenesis, the authors focus on the common developmental process and compile novel tools and methods designed specifically for studying plant embryogenesis. In each chapter, detailed outlines of model embryonic systems are provided, as well ...

  • Subsea Control and Data Acquisition

    The biennial conferences of the Society for Underwater Technology have achieved an excellent reputation for the quality of their presentations, which cover topics of the most acute current interest, as well as those at the forefront of review and development. The 1994 conference on Subsea Control and Data Acquisition formed no exception, ...

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