by Sorin Cheval (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 156
The book Natural Disasters addresses the needs of various users, interested in a better understanding of hazards and their more efficient management. It is a scientific enterprise tackling a variety of natural hazards potentially deriving into disasters, i.e. tropical storms, avalanches, coastal floods.
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by Murat Ozyavuz (ed.) - InTech
Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor and public spaces to achieve environmental, socio-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes. It involves the systematic investigation of existing social, ecological, and geological conditions in the landscape.
by Paul Mac Berthouex , Linfield C. Brown - Bookboon
This book is about how essential nutrients and pollutants are transformed or accumulated as they move through the environment. It is about modeling the fate of pollutants in the environment, and generally setting the goals for pollution prevention.
by Thomas Elmqvist, et al. - Springer
Urbanization is a global phenomenon and the book emphasizes that this is not just a social-technological process. It is also a social-ecological process where cities are places for nature, and where cities also are dependent on the biosphere.
- National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
The Commission's report offers the American public and policymakers alike the fullest account available of what happened in the Gulf and why, and proposes actions required as industry moves forward to meet the nation's energy needs.