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Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition

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Al Iannuzzi
August 17, 2017

Written by a renowned sustainability expert, Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition makes the case for why the people and the planet need products to be made in a different, more sustainable way. The growth of the global middle class, with an additional 3 bi...

Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management

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Jingxin Wang
September 1, 2017

Due to the complexity of operational forestry problems, computing applications are becoming pervasive in all aspects of forest and natural resource management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to computers and their applications in forest and natural resource management and is designe...

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Fundamentals and Practices

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Ruiliang Pu
August 30, 2017

Advanced imaging spectral technology and hyperspectral analysis techniques for multiple applications are the key features of the book. This book will present in one volume complete solutions from concepts, fundamentals, and methods of acquisition of hyperspectral data to analyses and applications of...

Environmental Management towards Sustainability

Prasad Modak
December 14, 2017

This book is about understanding challenges in managing our environment and ensuring sustainability of this planet. It presents the critical state of our resources and threats to resource security due to overconsumption, pollution and poor and uneven governance. Role of key stakeholders such as the...

Handbook of Emergency Management Concepts: A Step-by-Step Approach

Michael L. Madigan
December 12, 2017

This book provides a step-by-step process that focuses on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster, in order to protect people and property. The communities who preplan and mitigate prior to any incident will be...

The Geology Companion: Essentials for Understanding the Earth

Gary Prost, Benjamin Prost
December 07, 2017

This practical guidebook provides a basic grounding in the principles of geology and explains how to apply them. Using this book, readers will be able to figure out whether they are standing on an ancient seafloor, coal swamp, or sand dune. They will be able to determine the geologic hazards in...

Techniques for Measurement and Removal of Dioxins and Furans

Vaishali Shahare
December 06, 2017

This book is a well organised treatise on identification and measurement of dioxins and furan in the environment. It focuses on their source, fate, behaviour, analytical techniques for measurement, and removal/control methods. Although there are numerous publications that address this subject,...

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: Theory and Design Examples: (Two-Volume Set)

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu
December 05, 2017

This book will present the theory involved in wastewater treatment processes, define the important design parameters involved, and provide typical values of these parameters for ready reference; and also provide numerical applications and step-by-step calculation procedures in solved examples....

Eco-Engineered Bioreactors: Advanced Natural Wastewater Treatment

James Higgins, Al Mattes, William Stiebel, Brent Wootton
December 05, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive understanding of a highly innovative method of natural wastewater treatment using advanced in-groundbioreactors called Eco-Engineered Bioreactors (EEBs), and traces their evolution from the earliest aerated gravel bed versions once known as Engineered Wetlands (...

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Theory and Design Examples, Volume 1: Principles and Basic Treatment

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu
December 05, 2017

This book will present the theory involved in wastewater treatment processes, define the important design parameters involved, and provide typical values of these parameters for ready reference; and also provide numerical applications and step-by-step calculation procedures in solved examples....

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Theory and Design Examples, Volume 2:: Post-Treatment, Reuse, and Disposal

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu
December 05, 2017

This book will present the theory involved in wastewater treatment processes, define the important design parameters involved, and provide typical values of these parameters for ready reference; and also provide numerical applications and step-by-step calculation procedures in solved examples....

Handbook of Environmental Health, Fourth Edition, Two Volume Set

Herman Koren, Michael S. Bisesi
December 01, 2017

The two-volume Handbook of Environmental Health, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive but concise discussion of important environmental health areas, including energy, ecology and people, environmental epidemiology, risk assessment and risk management, environmental law, air quality management,...

Remote Sensing of Global Croplands for Food Security

Prasad Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Hugh Turral, Chandrashekhar Biradar
November 30, 2017

Increases in populations have created an increasing demand for food crops while increases in demand for biofuels have created an increase in demand for fuel crops. What has not increased is the amount of croplands and their productivity. These and many other factors such as decreasing water...

Building Earth Observation Cameras

George Joseph
November 30, 2017

A System Engineer’s Guide to Building an Earth Observation Camera Building Earth Observation Cameras discusses the science and technology of building an electro-optical imaging system for a space platform from concept to space qualification and in-orbit evaluation. The book provides a broad...

Ecological Causal Assessment

Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II
November 30, 2017

Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the...

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