472 pages , Routledge , 2016-05-26 GIS for Environmental Applications provides a practical introduction to the principles, methods, techniques and tools in GIS for spatial data management, analysis, modelling and visualisation, and their applications in environmental problem solving and decision making. It covers the fundamental concepts, principles and techniques in spa...[Read More]
2011-06-28T07:00:00Z "[A] witty and beguiling meditation on weeds and their wily ways....You will never look at a weed, or flourish a garden fork, in the same way again." --Richard Holmes, author of The Age of Wonder
"In this fascinating, richly detailed book, Richard Mabey gives weeds their full due." --Carl Zimmer, author of Evolution
In biodiversity studies, the checkerboard score or C-score is a statistic which determines the randomness of the distribution of two or more species through a collection of biomes. The statistic, first published by Stone and Roberts in 1990, expands on the earlier work of Diamond that defined a notion of "checkerboard distributions" as an indicator of species competition.
A low c-score indicates a...[Read More]
224 pages , MIT Press , 2016-05-20 Images of environmental disaster and degradation have become part of our everyday media diet. This visual culture focusing on environmental deterioration represents a wider recognition of the political, economic, and cultural forces that are responsible for our ongoing environmental crisis. And yet efforts to raise awareness about envir...[Read More]
294 pages , SAGE , 1996-04-05 This wide-ranging and accessible contribution to the study of risk, ecology and environment helps us to understand the politics of ecology and the place of social theory in making sense of environmental issues. The book provides insights into the complex dynamics of change in `risk societies'.
Litres , 2017-09-02 The story is told from the first person perspective of an unnamed narrator and details his experiences with a scientist named Crawford Tillinghast. Tillinghast creates an electronic device that emits a resonance wave, which stimulates an affected personâ€™s pineal gland, thereby allowing them to perceive planes of existence outside the scope of accepted ...[Read More]