Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
Applied ecology is a framework for the application of knowledge about ecosystems so that actions can be taken to create a better balance and harmony between people and nature in order to reduce human impact on other beings and their habitats. This textbook provides an up to date review of important areas of applied ecological knowledge for advanced level university students and site managers.
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by Imran Ahmad Dar (ed.) - InTech
The aim of this book is to present the reader with a broad overview of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Topics covered: Geology, Geochemistry, Seismology, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Mineralogy, Soil, Remote Sensing and Environmental Sciences.
by J.C. Jones - BookBoon
This monograph was conceived after the author had done a good deal of broadcasting, within the UK and internationally, on the Gulf Coast oil spill. The approach to writing this monograph has been a totally disinterested one.
by Richard C. J. Somerville - University of California Press
An authoritative, up-to-date handbook on global change. Written by a scientist for nonscientists, this primer humanizes the great environmental issues of our time - the hole in the ozone layer, the greenhouse effect, acid rain, and air pollution.
by Lee Clarke - University of California Press
Modern technology give us much of what we value, but they also gave us Bhopal, Chernobyl, and Three Mile Island. What is acceptable risk? The author finds a pattern of decision-making based on relationships among organizations.