566 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-04-17 Covering a wide range of disciplines, this book explains the formulae, techniques, and methods used in field ecology. By providing an awareness of the statistical foundation for existing methods, the book will make biologists more aware of the strengths and possible weaknesses of procedures employed, and statisti...[Read More]
The grade (also called slope, incline, gradient, mainfall, pitch or rise) of a physical feature, landform or constructed line refers to the tangent of the angle of that surface to the horizontal. It is a special case of the slope, where zero indicates horizontality. A larger number indicates higher or steeper degree of "tilt". Often slope is calculated as a ratio of "rise" to "run", or as a fracti...[Read More]
568 pages , McGraw Hill Professional , 2007 Thanks to economic incentives such as tax credits, green building has become a booming trend in the construction industry. This title is intended for electrical engineers, construction managers, construction and building inspectors.
208 pages , Routledge , 2013-10-28 This endorsed handbook is directly aligned to the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management, with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. Includes sample NEBOSH questions and case studies to aid learning Up to date and aligned with the revised 2012 specification Over 100 images, tables and diagrams, all in full colour Wri...[Read More]