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Edited By Dosi,Cesare
Our groundwater is a vital resource which, despite its scarcity in many areas, such as the Mediterranean, is everywhere threatened by pollution and other hazards. Conservation and better management of this invisible resource should thus be a key ingredient of any sustainable water policy. The future is bound to see increasing competition between freshwater use and users, such as agriculture, an industry that not only extracts a great deal of groundwater but also threatens it with pollution. Agricultural policies have traditionally had other objectives, but environmental considerations are starting to play a greater role, but more effective initiatives will be needed to reduce pressure on groundwater resources and to better integrate agricultural and environmental policies. The present book, written by researchers drawn from different but complementary fields, presents a review of the interlinkages between agriculture and groundwater, and a critical review of alternative regulatory approaches and policy instruments for the better management of groundwater. 301pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792368053
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Inventory #14645
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 91.50 approx. - € 89.25 approx.)
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Walle, B.De; Sevenster, J.
This text describes the excess supply of nutrients and manure to agricultural lands and the resulting problems of groundwater contamination and surface water eutrophication. It reviews these practices in the main EU countries and in North America and proposes a new sustainable approach for dealing with this environmental deterioration. 211pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792347943
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Inventory #14495
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 54.90 approx. - € 53.55 approx.)
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Howard, P. J. A.
Research workers in the field of environmental science are often faced with the problem of interpreting a multivariate set of observations. Commonly, especially with survey data, the problem is not statistical in the sense of hypothesis testing, rather it is a question of reducing a complex set of data to an efficient summary, a process which may result in the generation of hypotheses. In recent years a technique has been developed for coping with this problem - pattern analysis. This book gives a detailed description of pattern analysis and explains how to apply it in an ecological context. It aims to provide a practical basis which can be readily understood. As well as the various techniques of pattern analysis themselves, the book also discusses the types of data for which they are suitable, the problems likely to be encountered and the best strategies to adopt.254pp.
Parthenon Pub Group, 1991, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1850702403
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Inventory #14425
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.60 approx. - € 35.70 approx.)
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Edited By Jensen,A.C.;Collins,K.J. And Lockwood,A.P.M.
508pp.Focuses on artificial reef research in the Mediterranean and NE Atlantic. The book describes most of the long-term projects running in European seas, presents the legal and economic issues, and suggests future uses for artificial reefs in the European context.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792358457
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Inventory #14535
Price: £ 150.00 GBP ($ 183.00 approx. - € 178.50 approx.)
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Edited By Huttl,Reinhard F. And Bellmann,Klaus
This volume summarises the result of an interdisciplinary research programme entitled "Rehabilitation of the Atmosphere of the New States of Germany - Effects on Terrestrial Ecosystems". Before the unification of Germany, emission loads of SO2 and dust particles were up to 18-fold higher in East than in West Germany. However, emission rates have decreased significantly since reunification in 1990, due to the breakdown of a large number of industrial and particularly lignite-fired powerplants and the implementation of clean air technologies. In order to study the effects of these dramatic changes in atmospheric chemistry on terrestrial ecosystems, comprehensive field studies were conducted in pine forest ecosystems along an historic gradient of atmospheric deposition rates in the northeastern lowlands of Germany. The fast and dramatic reduction of dust particle and SO2 emissions offers a unique opportunity to test the role of SO2 and alkaline particle deposition with regard to changes or damage to forest ecosystems and whether the forest stands return to a state of resilience. 324pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792357132
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Inventory #14577
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 54.90 approx. - € 53.55 approx.)
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Gullberg, Anders and Isaksson, Karolina
Traffic congestion in big cities is a growing problem, and in the Swedish capital of Stockholm a seven-month long trial period with congestion taxes was carried out in 2006. It has since been made a permanent system. In this book, the authors scrutinise and analyse the political and administrative processes of the first Swedish congestion experiment and its aftermath. The articles point to the fact that traffic policies are implemented for varying purposes, and differing interests can be premiered when designing congestion systems. The authors' analyses are mirrored against collective, international experiences and research. The authors describe the preoccupations, hopes and impressions that came along with the trial period, and how feelings fluctuated among the inhabitants of Stockholm before, during, and after the trial. The book shows how research can and should follow the general trends in societal developments closely. Flexibility is especially important in order to explain problems, and preventing gossip and preconceived ideas from gaining a foothold. The authors hope to provide tools for avoiding the pitfalls, and that the successes of the Stockholm Trial will be repeated in other contexts. 314pp.
Nordic Academic Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First British Edition. Book. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789185509232
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Inventory #61941
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.40 approx. - € 23.80 approx.)
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David Adamson

I.B.Tauris, 1990, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 185043302X
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Inventory #52003
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.40 approx. - € 23.80 approx.)
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Edited By Uno, Kimio
339pp.The volume is based on a policy simulation model linking sixty countries and regions at a detailed industrial level, covering 99.5 per cent of the world's economic activities. Country models are linked by trade matrices that explicitly describe annual trade flow among world regions. Energy demand and supply is explained in response to changing prices reflecting emission trading and other market-oriented policy instruments. The impact on global environment is gauged through CO2 emission. Simulation results to 2010 with an explicit description of economy-energy-environment feedback under different scenarios serve as an open platform for policy debate. Comparisons with results from other research works are provided, together with methodological comparisons. An annotated bibliography is also included.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.
ISBN: 1402004508
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Inventory #14785
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 85.40 approx. - € 83.30 approx.)
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Ryding, Sven-Olof
This reference work offers decision-makers an overall framework for developing effective strategies for different types of environmental problems. One purpose of the book is to bridge the communication gap between scientists and decision-makers and to present recent knowledge on the causes and effects of various global environmental problems. Quantitative guidelines are being reviewed and major industrial sectors' environmental involvement analyzed. 777pp.
IOS Press, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Book. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9051990626
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Inventory #61309
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 30.50 approx. - € 29.75 approx.)
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Timoshenko, Alexandre
Protection of the human environment and sustainable development of the world increasingly manifest themselves through negotiation and enforcement of internationally agreed legal rules and standards. International environmental negotiation has become a common format to design norms that affect national and international legal orders and influence the behaviour of various stakeholders. Accordingly, international environmental negotiations attract multiple plays: from sovereign States to environmental NGOs, to the business community and civil society. The growing complexity of international environmental negotiations demands, in order to make the process effective, a comprehensive and adequate preparation of all actors. This handbook is designed as a single volume tool that equips participants of international environmental negotiations with a structured description and analysis of the negotiating process. All stages of the development of international environmental agreements are carefully followed, researched, commented on and illustrated with multiple documentary examples. The book traces the process from the pre-negotiation stage to actual implementation of the agreed regime. It also includes a large collection of essential international texts to be at hand for representatives at international environmental negotiations. 541pp.Includes CD.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041120165
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Inventory #14724
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 85.40 approx. - € 83.30 approx.)
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