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Advances in Environmental Research, Volume 1
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Editors: Charles V. Rades and Evan B. Tilesman
Book Description:
The environment consists of the surroundings in which an organism operates, including air, water, land, natural resources, flora, fauna, humans and their interrelation. It is this environment which is both so valuable, on the one hand, and so endangered on the other. And it is people which are by and large ruining the environment both for themselves and for all other organisms. This series covers leading-edge research in a cross-section of fields centering on the environment.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - Research Trends on Demersal Fisheries Oceanography in the Mediterranean; pp. 1-57
(Joan Moranta, Antoni Quetglas, Enric Massutí, et al., IEO – Centre Oceanogràfic de les Illes Balears, Spain)

Chapter 2 - A Review of the Socio-Economic and Environmental Benefits of Biomass; pp. 59-99
Gasification Based Power Plant: Lessons from India
(Kakali Mukhopadhyay, UNEP-NISD; Centre for Development and Environment Policy, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India)

Chapter 3 - Biotic Landfill Ch4 Emission Abatement Using Bio-Waste Compost as a Landfill Cover; pp. 101-125
(M. Chapman, Imperial College London, UK, B. Antizar-Ladislao, Department of Water and Environment Science and Technology, University of Cantabria, Spain)

Chapter 4 - Agricultural Pesticides Poisoning in Sub-Sahara Africa: Past Research and Future Needs; pp. 127-143
(Olurominiyi Ibitayo, Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University, TX, USA)

Chapter 5 - Interactions between Landscape Features, Disturbance and Vegetation in Frequently Burned Appalachian Oak Forests; pp. 145-164
(Stephen A. Signell, Adirondack Ecological Center, SUNY Environmental
Science and Forestry, NY, Marc D. Abrams, Forest Resources Building, School of Forest Resources, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA)

Chapter 6 - Responses of Microbial Populations and Processes to Pulses of Precipitation in Semiarid Forest Ecosystems; pp. 165-177
(Víctor Resco and Ángel Ferrero-Serrano, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Wyoming, USA)

Chapter 7 - Acidification in Boreal Environment: Response of Forested Podzolic Land to Acid Load; pp. 179-201
(Ryunosuke Kikuchi, Department of Basic Science and Environment (CERNAS), ESAC - Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal, Tamara T. Gorbacheva, Institute of the North Industrial Ecological Problem - Kola Science Center, Russian, Academy of Science, Russia)

Chapter 8 - Modeling and Forecasting Around Power Plants in Complex Terrain: An Integrated Web-Based Environmental Data Acquisition and Forecasting System; pp. 203-223
(Stamatis Zoras, Athanasios G. Triantafyllou, Vasilis Evagelopoulos, Laboratory of Atmospheric Pollution and Environmental Physics,
Technological Education Institute (TEI) of West Macedonia, Greece)

Chapter 9 - Fluidized Bed Drying of Plant Sprouts at Low Temperatures; pp. 225-235
(Lothar Mörl, Wolfgang Behns, Hartmut Haida, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Institute of Process Equipment and
Environmental Technology, Germany, et al.)

Chapter 10 - Nature Reserve Selection for Endangered Species Considering Habitat Needs: The Case of Thailand; pp. 237-258
(Bertrand Hamaide, Faculté des Sciences Economiques, Sociales et Politiques, Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis, Belgium, Jack Sheerin, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA, Charit Tingsabadh, Centre for Ecological Economics, Faculty of Economics,
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)


      Advances in Environmental Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-413-6
   Status: AV
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