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01.Weathered Crust Elution-Deposited Rare Earth Ores
02.Droughts: New Research
03.Environmental and Geographic Education for Sustainability: Cultural Contexts
04.High Diversity Forest Restoration in Degraded Areas: Methods and Projects in Brazil
05.Cleaner Technologies: Environmental Management Accounting, Investment Appraisal and Financing
06.Wetlands: Ecology, Conservation and Restoration
07.Biosocial Criminology: Challenging Environmentalism’s Supremacy
08.Constructed Wetlands
09.Arid Environments and Wind Erosion
10.Cumulative Environmental Impact Assessment
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Editors: Justin A. Daniels
Book Description:
This series covers leading-edge research focusing on the environment, including current research data on the management of agro-ecosystem services in Bulgaria; environmental problems of harbors in Hong Kong; heavy metals dispersal due to industrial activity; constraints in the environmental risk assessment of pesticides; carbon mitigation; management of forests in hurricane regions in the southern United States and molecular ecology. (Imprint: Nova Press)

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Chapter 1 - Statistical Tools to Biodiversity Analysis: Assessment, Survey and Management (pp. 1-118)
Authors / Editors: (Nabil Semmar, Institut Supérieur des Sciences Biologiques Appliquées de Tunis (ISSBAT), Tunisia)

Chapter 2 - Management of Agro-Ecosystem Services: Framework of Analysis, Case of Bulgaria (pp. 119-164)
Authors / Editors: (Hrabrin Bachev, Institute of Agricultural Economics, Sofia, Bulgaria)

Chapter 3 - Environmental Problems of Harbors in Hong Kong (pp. 165-188)
Authors / Editors: (Xiang-Rong Xu, Xiao-Yan Li, En-Qin Xia, Hua-Bin Li, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 4 - Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Semicircular Breakwaters (pp. 189-226)
Authors / Editors: (Govindasamy Dhinakaran, School of Civil Engineering, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India)

Chapter 5 - Heavy Metals Dispersal Due to Industrial Activity: The Example of Automotive Shredder Residue (ASR) (pp. 227-264)
Authors / Editors: (Oscar Gonzalez-Fernandez, Ignacio Queralt, Eva Margui, Manuela Hidalgo, Laboratory of X-Ray Analytical Applications, Geo-Environmental Sciences Department, Institute of Earth Sciences ‘‘Jaume Almera’’, CSIC, Lluís Solé i Sabarís, Barcelona, Spain, and others)

Chapter 6 - Constraints in the Environmental Risk Assessment of Pesticides (pp. 265-288)
Authors / Editors: (M.A. Daam, M.J. Cerejeira, E. Silva, P.J. Van den Brink, A.V. Waichman, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Technical University of Lisbon, Tapada da Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal, and others)

Chapter 7 - Assessing Soil Organic Matter Dynamics by Means of 14C Measurements (pp. 289-320)
Authors / Editors: (Fabio Marzaioli, Centre for Isotopic Research on Cultural and Environmental Heritage, Second University of Naples, Envronmental Sciences Department, Italy)

Chapter 8 - Carbon Mitigation Requires Reductions in Energy Use (pp. 321-338)
Authors / Editors: (Patrick Moriarty, Damon Honnery, Department of Design, Monash University, Victoria, Australia)

Chapter 9 - From Biology to Ethnobiology: Contributions of Ethnotaxonomy and Ethnoecology to Fisheries Management (pp. 339-354)
Authors / Editors: (Priscila F.M. Lopes, Renato A.M. Silvano, Alpina Begossi, Depto. Botânica, Ecologia e Zoologia, Centro de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Lagoa Nova, Natal, RN, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 10 - Bioresource Management for Improvement of Soil Chemical and Biochemical Health in Arid Environments (pp. 355-370)
Authors / Editors: (G. Tripathi, R. Deora , B.M. Sharma, J.C. Tiwari, Dept. of Zoology, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur, India, and others)

Chapter 11 - Management of Forests in Hurricane-Prone Regions of the Southern United States: Basic Considerations (pp. 371-380)
Authors / Editors: (Pete Bettinger, Krista Merry, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA)

Chapter 12 - From Isozymes to Genomics: Molecular Ecology and the Management of Natural Ecosystems (pp. 381-392)
Authors / Editors: (Valdir Marcos Stefenon, Universidade Federal do Pampa, São Gabriel, RS, Brazil)

Chapter 13 - Moringa oleifera: A Multipurpose Tree with Water Coagulant Seed Proteins (pp. 393-402)
Authors / Editors: (Andréa F. S. Santos, Patrícia M. G. Paiva, Luana C. B. B. Coelho, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Departamento de Bioquímica, Cidade Universitária, Recife-PE, Brazil, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 14 - Environmental and Public Health Consequences of Adopting Crude Recovery Techniques in E-Waste Management in Developing Countries: An Emerging Global Crisis (pp. 403-434)
Authors / Editors: (Oladele Osibanjo, Innocent C. Nnorom, Adekunle A. Bakare, Okunola A. Alabi, Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria)

Chapter 15 - Navigational Safety in Port Waters: Techniques for Modeling Collision Risk (pp. 435-456)
Authors / Editors: (Ashim Kumar Debnath,Chin Hoong Chor, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

      Advances in Environmental Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-61209-965-1
   Status: AV
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05.Biodiversity in Time and Space
06.Multifaceted Autoethnography: Theoretical Advancements, Practical Considerations and Field Illustrations
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