Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
by Thomas Elmqvist, et al.
Publisher: Springer 2013
Number of pages: 714
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, and have impacts on, the biosphere at different scales from local to global. The book is a global assessment.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
(multiple PDF files)
by Sorin Cheval (ed.) - InTech
The book 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.
by Miltiadis Boboulos - BookBoon
The book on biomass properties and prediction tools for vegetation wildland-urban interface fires. It covers research in the field of occurrence and spreading of forest fires, fuel particle characteristics, ignition temperature and flammability, etc.
by Arthur A. Small - OTexts
Environmental economics is the study of interactions between human economic activity and the natural environment. This book provides a rigorous introduction to environmental economics designed for advanced undergraduates and masters-degree students.
by Richard C. Flagan, John H. Seinfeld - Prentice Hall
The subject of this book is air pollution engineering. The goal is to present a rigorous analysis of the production of air pollutants and their control. The text is intended for use at the senior or first-year graduate level.