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Product Description: This book is a systematic compilation of the most recent body of knowledge in the rapidly developing research area of greenhouse gas interaction with clay systems. Unexpected results of the most recent studies – such as unusually high sorption capacity and sorption hysteresis of swelling clays –stimulated theoretical activity in this fascinating field...read more
By Vyacheslav Romanov (editor)

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9783319126609 | Springer Verlag, May 10, 2017, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book is a systematic compilation of the most recent body of knowledge in the rapidly developing research area of greenhouse gas interaction with clay systems.

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Product Description: Gain a better understanding of old-growth forests and why they matter!   An old-growth forest is one that has formed naturally over a long period of time with little or no disturbance from humankind. They are increasingly rare and largely misunderstood...read more

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9781604697285 | Timber Pr, November 2, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Gain a better understanding of old-growth forests and why they matter!

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Product Description: With growing concerns about the security, cost, and ecological consequences of energy use, people around the world are becoming more conscious of the systems that meet their daily needs for food, heat, cooling, light, transportation, communication, waste disposal, medicine, and goods...read more

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9780773547858 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: With growing concerns about the security, cost, and ecological consequences of energy use, people around the world are becoming more conscious of the systems that meet their daily needs for food, heat, cooling, light, transportation, communication, waste disposal, medicine, and goods.

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9780773547865 | Reprint edition (McGill Queens Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $37.95 | About this edition: With growing concerns about the security, cost, and ecological consequences of energy use, people around the world are becoming more conscious of the systems that meet their daily needs for food, heat, cooling, light, transportation, communication, waste disposal, medicine, and goods.

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Product Description: Examines the ecological and historical significance of the harbor and what it can bring to future residents. Stony Brook Harbor, or Three Sisters Harbor as it was known historically, is perhaps the most pristine of the Long Island north shore pocket bays...read more

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9781438462332 | Excelsior Editions, November 1, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Stony Brook Harbor, or Three Sisters Harbor as it was known historically, is perhaps the most pristine of the Long Island north shore pocket bays.

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9781438462349 | Reprint edition (Excelsior Editions, November 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Examines the ecological and historical significance of the harbor and what it can bring to future residents.

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Product Description: A Geography of Digestion is a highly original exploration of the legacy of the Kellogg Company, one of America’s most enduring and storied food enterprises. In the late nineteenth century, company founder John H. Kellogg was experimenting with state-of-the-art advances in nutritional and medical science at his Battle Creek Sanitarium...read more

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9780520285798 | Univ of California Pr, November 14, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: A Geography of Digestion is a highly original exploration of the legacy of the Kellogg Company, one of America’s most enduring and storied food enterprises.

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9780520285804 | Univ of California Pr, November 14, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A Geography of Digestion is a highly original exploration of the legacy of the Kellogg Company, one of America’s most enduring and storied food enterprises.

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Product Description: Trees, Knots and Outriggers (Kaynen Muyuw) is the culmination of twenty-five years of work by Frederick H. Damon and his attention to cultural adaptations to the environment in Melanesia. Damon details the intricacies of indigenous knowledge and practice in his sweeping synthesis of symbolic and structuralist anthropology with recent developments in historical ecology...read more

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9781785332326 | Berghahn Books, October 30, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Trees, Knots and Outriggers (Kaynen Muyuw) is the culmination of twenty-five years of work by Frederick H.

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9781785333200 | Reprint edition (Berghahn Books, October 30, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Trees, Knots and Outriggers (Kaynen Muyuw) is the culmination of twenty-five years of work by Frederick H.

Product Description: The United States government has spent billions of dollars to prepare the nation for bioterrorism despite the extremely rare occurrence of biological attacks in modern American history. Germ Wars argues that bioterrorism has emerged as a prominent fear in the modern age, arising with the production of new forms of microbial nature and the changing practices of warfare...read more

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9780520292765 | Univ of California Pr, December 9, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The United States government has spent billions of dollars to prepare the nation for bioterrorism despite the extremely rare occurrence of biological attacks in modern American history.

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9780520292772 | Univ of California Pr, December 9, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The United States government has spent billions of dollars to prepare the nation for bioterrorism despite the extremely rare occurrence of biological attacks in modern American history.

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Product Description: Modern membrane science and technology aids engineers in developing and designing more efficient and environmentally-friendly processes. The optimal material and membrane selection as well as applications in the many involved industries are provided...read more

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9783110281408 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 15, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Modern membrane science and technology aids engineers in developing and designing more efficient and environmentally-friendly processes.

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Product Description: Environmental remote sensing plays a critical role in observing key hydrological components such as precipitation, soil moisture, evapotranspiration and total water storage on a global scale. As water security is one of the most critical issues in the world, satellite remote sensing techniques are of particular importance for emerging regions which have inadequate in-situ gauge observations...read more
By Sadiq Ibrahim Khan (editor)

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9781498726665 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 13, 2016, cover price $159.95 | About this edition: Environmental remote sensing plays a critical role in observing key hydrological components such as precipitation, soil moisture, evapotranspiration and total water storage on a global scale.

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Product Description: Flame and Fortune in the American West creatively and meticulously investigates the ongoing politics, folly, and avarice shaping the production of increasingly widespread yet dangerous suburban and exurban landscapes. The 1991 Oakland Hills Tunnel Fire is used as a starting point to better understand these complex social-environmental processes...read more

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9780520292802 | Univ of California Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Flame and Fortune in the American West creatively and meticulously investigates the ongoing politics, folly, and avarice shaping the production of increasingly widespread yet dangerous suburban and exurban landscapes.

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9780520292796 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Flame and Fortune in the American West creatively and meticulously investigates the ongoing politics, folly, and avarice shaping the production of increasingly widespread yet dangerous suburban and exurban landscapes.

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Product Description: Leading scientist and climate writer Tim Flannery's #1 international bestseller, The Weather Makers, was one of the first books to break the topic of climate change out into the general conversation. In the ten years since, the facts of our changing climate have become widely accepted, but political leadership has not kept up...read more

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9780802125651 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $16.00 | also contains Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis | About this edition: Leading scientist and climate writer Tim Flannery's #1 international bestseller, The Weather Makers, was one of the first books to break the topic of climate change out into the general conversation.

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9781511376518 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, February 9, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A timely intervention on climate change from the internationally acclaimed scientist and author of the hugely influential The Weather Makers.

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Product Description: State of the art in sustainability thinking, inspired by interdisciplinary ideas of ecological economics. This book is focusing on sustainability pathways, new economic theory, democracy and institutions, multidimensional assessment of sustainability, macroeconomic modelling and policies, climate change and renewable energy, resource flows and circular economy, regenerative cities, environmental conflicts and values...read more
By Stanislav Shmelev (editor)

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9783319389172 | Springer Verlag, August 9, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: State of the art in sustainability thinking, inspired by interdisciplinary ideas of ecological economics.

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Product Description: This volume brings together, in a central text, chapters written by leading scholars working at the intersection of modeling, the natural and social sciences, and public participation. This book presents the current state of knowledge regarding the theory and practice of engaging stakeholders in environmental modeling for decision-making, and includes basic theoretical considerations, an overview of methods and tools available, and case study examples of these principles and methods in practice...read more
By Stefan Gray (editor), Steven Gray (editor), Rebecca Jordan (editor) and Michael Paolisso (editor)

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9783319250519 | Springer Verlag, August 1, 2016, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This volume brings together, in a central text, chapters written by leading scholars working at the intersection of modeling, the natural and social sciences, and public participation.

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Product Description: The expected time of impact, also known as the mean first passage time (MFPT) to reach failure, is a critical metric in the management of natural disasters. The complexity of the dynamics governing natural disasters lead to stochastic behaviour...read more

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9789811011115 | Springer Verlag, June 15, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The expected time of impact, also known as the mean first passage time (MFPT) to reach failure, is a critical metric in the management of natural disasters.

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Product Description: This book provides an overview of paste tailings disposal at mine sites. It deals comprehensively with the characterization of sulphide-rich tailings, geotechnical and microstructural behaviour, surface tailings disposal applications, underground paste backfilling, and case studies...read more
By Mamadou Fall (editor)

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9783319396804 | Springer Verlag, October 17, 2016, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This book provides an overview of paste tailings disposal at mine sites.

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Product Description: This book highlights the various technologies that are currently available or are now being developed for the green and smart buildings of the future. It examines why green building performance is important, and how it can be measured and rated using appropriate benchmarking systems...read more

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9789811010002 | Springer Verlag, November 7, 2016, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book highlights the various technologies that are currently available or are now being developed for the green and smart buildings of the future.

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Product Description: Bob Mizon, one of the world’s best known campaigners against the veil of light pollution that has taken away the starry sky from most of the world’s population, takes readers to a hundred places in the UK and the USA where the wonders of the night sky might still be enjoyed in perfect or near-perfect night skies...read more

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9783319338545 | Springer Verlag, July 27, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Bob Mizon, one of the world’s best known campaigners against the veil of light pollution that has taken away the starry sky from most of the world’s population, takes readers to a hundred places in the UK and the USA where the wonders of the night sky might still be enjoyed in perfect or near-perfect night skies.

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Product Description: The expansion of unconventional petroleum resources in the recent decade and the rapid development of computational technology have provided the opportunity to develop and apply 3D numerical modeling technology to simulate the hydraulic fracturing of shale and tight sand formations...read more
By William Standifird (editor)

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9781138029620 | CRC Pr I Llc, February 22, 2017, cover price $189.95 | About this edition: The expansion of unconventional petroleum resources in the recent decade and the rapid development of computational technology have provided the opportunity to develop and apply 3D numerical modeling technology to simulate the hydraulic fracturing of shale and tight sand formations.

Product Description: This book brings together and integrates contributions on water quality modeling, monitoring and assessment techniques; wastewater treatment technologies; and sociological approaches in a single text. Divided into twenty chapters, it offers a comprehensive reference for students, professionals and researchers working on various aspects of water environment technology...read more
By Manish Kumar (editor)

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9783319392578 | Springer Verlag, July 30, 2016, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book brings together and integrates contributions on water quality modeling, monitoring and assessment techniques; wastewater treatment technologies; and sociological approaches in a single text.

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Product Description: Soil is the most important natural non-renewable resource developed over a longer period of time due to weathering of rocks and subsequently enrichment of organic matter. Soil provides habitat for numerous microorganisms and serves as a natural medium for plant growth, thereby providing the plants with anchorage, nutrients and water to sustain the growth...read more
By Muhammad Sabir (editor)

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9783319344492 | Springer Verlag, July 21, 2016, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: Soil is the most important natural non-renewable resource developed over a longer period of time due to weathering of rocks and subsequently enrichment of organic matter.

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Product Description: Northern Canada's distinctive landscapes, its complex social relations and the contested place of the North in contemporary political, military, scientific and economic affairs have fueled recent scholarly discussion. At the same time, both the media and the wider public have shown increasing interest in the region...read more
By Brad Martin (editor)

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9781552388549 | Univ of Calgary Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Northern Canada's distinctive landscapes, its complex social relations and the contested place of the North in contemporary political, military, scientific and economic affairs have fueled recent scholarly discussion.

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Product Description: This book contains detailed and structured approaches to tackling practical decision-making troubles using economic consideration and analytical methods in Municipal solid waste (MSW) management. Among all other types of environmental burdens, MSW management is still a mammoth task, and the worst part is that a suitable technique to curb the situation in developing countries has still not emerged...read more

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9781498737746 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 7, 2016, cover price $139.95 | About this edition: This book contains detailed and structured approaches to tackling practical decision-making troubles using economic consideration and analytical methods in Municipal solid waste (MSW) management.

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