Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
  Top » Catalog » Books » Biology » Ecology » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Homeland Security: Perceptions, Threats and Challenges
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
01.Ecology of Hierarchical Landscapes: From Theory to Application
02.Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling
03.Global Harms: Ecological Crime and Speciesism
04.Endangered Species: New Research
05.Progress in Environmental Microbiology
06.Grassland Biodiversity: Habitat Types, Ecological Processes and Environmental Impacts
07.Pelagic Sharks, Fisheries Management and Conservation: Past, Present, and Future
08.Ecological Economics Research Trends
09.Forest Fires: Detection, Suppression and Prevention
10.Forest Medicine
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Conservation of Natural Resources
Tell A Friend
Tell someone you know about this product.
Conservation of Natural Resources
Retail Price: $195.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

Editors: Nikolas J. Kudrow
Book Description:
Natural resources conservation consists of reducing soil erosion, enhancing water supplies, improving water quality, increasing wildlife habitat, and reducing damages caused by floods and other natural disasters. Public benefits include enhanced natural resources that help sustain agricultural productivity and environmental quality while supporting continued economic development, recreation, and scenic beauty.This new book examines dynamic issues from around the globe in this important and growing field which is beginning to capture the public's interest.

We’ve partnered with Copyright Clearance Center to make it easy for you to request permissions to reuse Nova content.
For more information, click here or click the "Get Permission" button below to link directly to this book on Copyright Clearance Center's website.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Soil: a precious natural resource; pp. 1-48
(C. Bini—Dept. of Environmental Sciences, University of Venice, Venezia, Italy)

Chapter 2. Carbon Sequestration in Soil: The role of the Crop Plant Residues; pp. 49-70
(Silvia Salati, Manuela Spagnol and Fabrizio Adani—Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale – DiProVe, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy)

Chapter 3. Collagen waste as secondary industrial raw material; pp. 71-100
(F. Langmaier, P. Mokrejs—Institute of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Technology, T. Bata University, nam. TGM 275, Czech Republic)

Chapter 4. Biodiversity conservation and management in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: Every fragment must be considered; pp. 101-136
(Roseli Pellens, Philippe Grandcolas, UMR 5202 CNRS Dept. Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d'histoire naturelle,paris,France, Irene Garay, Laboratorio de Gestao da Biodiversidade, Int. de Biologia,Brazil)

Chapter 5. Conservation of Araucaria Forest in Brazil: the role of genetics and biotechnology; pp. 137-152
(Valdir Marcos, Stefenon, Leocir, José Welter—Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil)

Chapter 6. Mexican Fish: a fauna in threat; pp. 153-167
(Marina Y. De la Vega-Salazar—A. P.Refugia Concervation ofEecobiodiversity Center A. C. Norte 87-a # 36 Colonia Cleveria Azcapotzalco D.F. Mexico. Cp. 02080)

Chapter 7. Application of LCA to a Comparison of the Global Warming Potential of Industrial and Artisanal Fishing in the State of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); pp. 169-180
(D. P. Souza, K. R. A. Nunes, R. Valle, A. M. Carneiro, F. M. Mendonça, UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) - COPPE – Industrial Engineering ProgramRio de Janeiro - RJ – Brazil, and others)

Chapter 8. The Conservation Conundrum of Introduced Wil; pp.181-190
(Christopher A. Lepczyk and Lasha-Lynn H. Salbosa—Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI)

Chapter 9. Utilization of Bovids in Traditional Folk Medicine and Their Implications for Conservation; pp.191-206
(Rômulo Romeu da Nóbrega Alves, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza, Wedson de Medeiros Silva Souto, José da Silva Mourão, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Estadual da Paraíba, Brasil, and others)

Chapter 10. Theoretical Perspectives on the Effects of Habitat Destruction on Populations and Communi; pp. 207-234
(Matthew R. Falcy—Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA)

Chapter 11. Environmental Uncertainity and Quantum Knowledge?; pp. 225-235
(Christine Henon—LC – 69260 Charbonnières les Bains)

Chapter 12. Sustainable Waste Management and Climatic Change; pp. 237-247
(Terry Tudor—School of Applied Sciences, University of Northampton, Northampton, UK)


      Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 271 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-178-9
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
Customers who bought this product also purchased
Outsourcing, Teamwork and Business Management
Outsourcing, Teamwork and Business Management
Environmental Chemistry Research Progress
Environmental Chemistry Research Progress
Nuclear Power's Role in Generating Electricity
Nuclear Power's Role in Generating Electricity
Handbook of Interferometers:  Research, Technology and Applications
Handbook of Interferometers: Research, Technology and Applications
Special Focus Titles
01.The Andes: Geography, Diversity, and Sociocultural Impacts
02.Nova Spring 2017 Catalog
03.Amazonian Apple Snails
04.Research on University Teaching and Faculty Development: International Perspectives
05.Factors Affecting Academic Performance
06.Distance Learning: Perspectives, Outcomes and Challenges
07.The Art of Neuroendocrinology: A Case-Based Approach to Medical Decision-Making
08.Beautiful Skin: A Dermatologist's Guide to a Younger Looking You
09.Healing the Mind - Alzheimer’s Disease - Thinking Patents (1983-2007)
10.Rethinking Aging: Foucault, Victims and Death
11.Rainbow Inspirations in Art: Exploring Color as a Metaphor in Poetry, Visual Art and Music
12.Energy Policies of Turkey During the Erdogan Era: Facts and Lies

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2017

Conservation of Natural Resources