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Editors: Justin A. Daniels
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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. Effects stemming from the choices made by the human population in regards to environmental health are by and large ruining the environment both for themselves and for other organisms. This series covers leading-edge research in a cross-section of fields centering on the environment including current research data on earthquake and tsunami warnings, paddy fields and soils, deforestation and environmental security.


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Chapter 1 - Earthquake Preparation and Warning: Science, Methods and Technologies
Authors / Editors: V. Sgrigna, L. Conti, Dipartimento di Fisica and Sezione INFN, Università Roma Tre, Rome, Italy

Chapter 2 - Geochemical Characteristics and Environmental Assessment of Paddy Fields: A Case Study of Kocani Field (Republic of Macedonia)
Authors / Editors: Nastja Rogan Šmuc, Tadej Dolenec, Todor Serafimovski, Goran Tasev, Matej Dolenec, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Department of Geology, Aškerčeva, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and others

Chapter 3 - The Underlying Causes of Deforestation and the Patterns of Forest Transition: Implications for the International REDD Policy
Authors / Editors: Richard J. Culas, School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Orange NSW, Australia, and others
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 4 - Deforestation In Central And West Africa: Landscape Dynamics, Anthropogenic Effects And Ecological Consequences
Authors / Editors: Y.S.S. Barima, J.P. Djibu, S. Alongo, J. Ndayishimiye, O. Bomolo, S. Kumba, I. Iyongo, I. Bamba, A. Mama, M. Toyi, E. Kasongo, T. Masharabu, M. Visser, J. Bogaert, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Service d’Ecologie du Paysage et Systèmes de Production Végétale, Bruxelles, Belgique, and others

Chapter 5 - The Influence of Host Plant Odors on Paddy Field Invasion of Rice-Ear Bugs
Authors / Editors: Masatoshi Hori, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Chapter 6 - Phosphorus Purification in a Paddy Field Watershed and a New Method for Phosphorus Recovery from Natural Water Bodies
Authors / Editors: Ikuo Takeda, Faculty of Life and Environmental Science, Shimane University, Nishikawatsu Matsue, Japan

Chapter 7 - Tsunami Warnings: Predicting Arrivals
Authors / Editors: Dao Hua Zhang, Tsz Leung Yip, Chiu-On Ng, Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, and others

Chapter 8 - Earthquake Predicting by Near-Space Vehicle-Borne GNSS Receivers
Authors / Editors: Wen-Qin Wang, School of Communication and Information Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, P. R. China

Chapter 9 - The Use of Remote Sensing to Locate Heavy Metal as a Source of Pollution
Authors / Editors: I. Melendez-Pastor, J. Navarro-Pedreño, I. Gómez, M.B. Almendro-Candel, Department of Agrochemistry and Environment, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Elche, Spain
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Chapter 10 - Deforestation: Causes, Environmental and Economic Aspects
Authors / Editors: Guilherme Lanna Reis, Gustavo Henrique Ferreira Abreu Moreira, Ângela Maria Quintão Lana, Frederico Miranda Pereira, Raíssa Macaron Longo, Rodrigo Matta Machado, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Veterinarian School, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Chapter 11 - Deforestation of the tropical rain forest in Mexico: consequences of habitat fragmentation in community structure and function of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
Authors / Editors: Javier Álvarez-Sánchez, Irene Sánchez-Gallen, Juan Carlos Peña Becerril and Wendy Luna, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Circuito Exterior, Ciudad Universitaria 04510 México, D.F.

Chapter 12 - Environmental (IN) Security from a Citizens Perspective
Authors / Editors: Andjelka Mihajlov, Hristina Stevanović-Čarapina, Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia

Chapter 13 - Effectiveness, Efficiency and Equity in REDD Implementation: What can we Learn from Past Experience?
Authors / Editors: Heather Wright, Sikina Jinnah, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Environment Program, and American University, Global Environmental Politics Program, Washington, D.C.

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   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: pp.295
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-774-9
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