Phenology: An Integrative Environmental Science


Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental science | Published on 29/Oct/2019 08:30

564 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-04-28
Phenology is the study of plant and animal life cycle events, which are triggered by environmental changes, especially temperature. Wide ranges of phenomena are included, from first openings of leaf and flower buds, to insect hatchings and return of birds. Each one gives a ready measure of the environment as view...[Read More]



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Encyclopedia of Environmental Studies


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600 pages , 2001
Defines terms dealing with botany, economics, chemistry, ecology, biology, geography, and geology, and identifies important organizations, individuals, and events.



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Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science A Handbook for Field Professionals


Published in: Google Books > Medical > environmental science | Published on 29/Oct/2019 01:11

224 pages , OUP Oxford , 2014-01-30
Environmental public health is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the direct and indirect impact of exposure to environmental hazards on the public's health and wellbeing. Assessing and addressing the risks of chemical, ionising and non-ionising radiation, and noise hazards requires a sound knowledge of toxicology, environme...[Read More]



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Global Environment Outlook - GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People


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744 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2019-05-31
Published to coincide with the Fourth United Nations Environmental Assembly, UN Environment's sixth Global Environment Outlook calls on decision makers to take bold and urgent action to address pressing environmental issues in order to protect the planet and human health. By bringing together hundreds of scientists, pee...[Read More]



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Environmental Justice in India The National Green Tribunal


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental science | Published on 29/Oct/2019 00:12

238 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2016-11-10
Modern environmental regulation and its complex intersection with international law has led many jurisdictions to develop environmental courts or tribunals. Strikingly, the list of jurisdictions that have chosen to do this include numerous developing countries, including Bangladesh, Kenya and Malawi. Indeed, it seems that develop...[Read More]



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Sustainable Agriculture Systems


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > environmental science | Published on 28/Oct/2019 23:48

336 pages , CRC Press , 1993-11-23
Sustainable agriculture embodies many concepts in its attempt to integrate all the aspects of farming systems into a holistic system. This book explores the processes that occur within the components of a sustainable system and shows where we can build upon our existing knowledge to develop the concepts of sustainable agriculture into t...[Read More]



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Biochar for Environmental Management Science and Technology


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental science | Published on 28/Oct/2019 23:30

448 pages , Routledge , 2012-05-16
Biochar is the carbon-rich product when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its stability in soil and superior nutrient-retention properties make it an ideal soil amendment to increa...[Read More]



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Everyday Exposure Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley


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280 pages , UBC Press , 2016-09-15
Surrounded by Canada’s densest concentration of chemical manufacturing plants, members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation express concern about a declining male birth rate and high incidences of miscarriage, asthma, cancer, and cardiovascular illness. Everyday Exposure uncovers the systemic injustices they face as they fight for environm...[Read More]



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Soil in the Environment Crucible of Terrestrial Life


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320 pages , Elsevier , 2007-12-14
Soil in the Environment is key for every course in soil science, earth science, and environmental disciplines. This textbook engages students to critically look at soil as the central link in the function and creation of the terrestrial environment. For the first time, Dr. Hillel brilliantly discusses soils as a natural body that is enga...[Read More]



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Plants for Environmental Studies


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576 pages , CRC Press , 2019-07-17
One of the problems of using plants in environmental studies is finding current information. Because plants play a key role in environmental studies, from the greenhouse effect to environmental toxicological studies, information is widely scattered over many different fields and in many different sources. Plants for Environmental Studie...[Read More]



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CliffsNotes AP Environmental Science


Published in: Google Books > Study Aids > environmental science | Published on 28/Oct/2019 19:11

360 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2012-10-11
Proven test-taking strategies Focused reviews of all exam areas 5 full-length practice exams



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Greening the Alliance The Diplomacy of NATO's Science and Environmental Initiatives


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263 pages , University of Chicago Press , 2018-12-17
Following the launch of Sputnik, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization became a prominent sponsor of scientific research in its member countries, a role it retained until the end of the Cold War. As NATO marks sixty years since the establishment of its Science Committee, the main organizational force promoting its sci...[Read More]



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