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Observation and Ecology: Broadening the Scope of Science to Understand a Complex World
Observation and Ecology: Broadening the Scope of Science to Understand a Complex World
by Rafe Sagarin
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The need to understand and address large-scale environmental problems that are difficult to study in controlled environmentsand#8212;issues ranging from climate change to overfishing to invasive speciesand#8212;is driving the field of ecology in new and... (read more)

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Machine Learning Methods in the Environmental Sciences: Neural Networks and Kernels
Machine Learning Methods in the Environmental Sciences: Neural Networks and Kernels
by William W. Hsieh
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Machine learning methods originated from artificial intelligence and are now used in various fields in environmental sciences today. This is the first single-authored textbook providing a unified treatment of machine learning methods and their... (read more)

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Silent Spill: The Organization of an Industrial Crisis (Studies in Continental Thought)
Silent Spill: The Organization of an Industrial Crisis (Studies in Continental Thought)
by Thomas D. Beamish
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In the Guadalupe Dunes, 170 miles north of Los Angeles and 250 miles south of San Francisco, an oil spill persisted unattended for 38 years. Over the period 1990-1996, the national press devoted 504 stories to the Exxon Valdez accident and a mere nine to... (read more)

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Adaptation in Natural and Artificial Systems: An Introductory Analysis with Applications to Biology, Control, and Artificial Intelligence (Complex Adaptive Systems)
Adaptation in Natural and Artificial Systems: An Introductory Analysis with Applications to Biology, Control, and Artificial Intelligence (Complex Adaptive Systems)
by John H. Holland
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This book will be enjoyed by all students of population genetics and evolution. The MIT Press has performed a real service by making it available again to a wide audience. Stewart Wilson, Rowland... (read more)

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Ecology of Fresh Waters: A View for the Twenty-First Century
Ecology of Fresh Waters: A View for the Twenty-First Century
by Brian Moss
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Freshwaters are utterly fascinating. They are the threads that stitch together the landscapes of the Earth with a myriad of two-way exchanges involving chemical substances, and organisms from algae and insects to hippopotami and bears. At the same time... (read more)

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Principles of Contaminant Hydrogeology, Second Edition
Principles of Contaminant Hydrogeology, Second Edition
by Christopher M. Palmer
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An introduction to the basic components of hydrogeology continuing, in this new edition, its emphasis on complete investigations and data collection that can withstand regulatory scrutiny and achieve remediation. Hydrogeologist Consultant Palmer... (read more)

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Developments in Hydrobiology #162: Saline Lakes
Developments in Hydrobiology #162: Saline Lakes
by John M. Melack
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Inland saline waters are threatened worldwide by diversion and pollution of their inflows, introductions of exotic species and economic development of these ecologically valuable habitats. Since 1979 a series of international symposia on inland saline... (read more)

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Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology
Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology
by Otto Wildi
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The first edition of Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology provided an accessible and thorough resource for evaluating plant ecology data, based on the author’s extensive experience of research and analysis in this field. Now, the Second Edition... (read more)

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Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy
Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy
by Charles Perrings
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Bioinvasions and Globalization synthesises our current knowledge of the ecology and economics of biological invasions, providing an in-depth evaluation of the science and its implications for managing the causes and consequences of one of the most... (read more)

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Biological Response Signatures
Biological Response Signatures
by Thomas P. Simon
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Biologists from US universities and government agencies share technical knowledge of biological indicators necessary to assess the causes and sources of environmental effects. They do not review the status of biocriteria or their underpinnings, nor... (read more)

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Responsible Care: A Case Study
Responsible Care: A Case Study
by Jean Belanger
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Responsible Care is an ethical standard developed by the Canadian Chemical Producers Association. This volume describes the program, investigates whether adherence to it by the international chemical supply chain could have prevented a serious loss of... (read more)

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Landscape Ecology (Landscape Ecology Series)
Landscape Ecology (Landscape Ecology Series)
by James Sanderson
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A general introduction to an emerging field that quantifies the ways ecosystems interact and establishes links between activities in one region and repercussions in another. American, and a few European, scholars explore the historical background, the... (read more)

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Marine Conservation Ecology
Marine Conservation Ecology
by John Roff
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This major textbook provides a broad coverage of the ecological foundations of marine conservation, including the rationale, importance and practicalities of various approaches to marine conservation and management. The scope of the book encompasses an... (read more)

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Post-Embryonic Development of the Copepoda (Crustaceana Monographs)
Post-Embryonic Development of the Copepoda (Crustaceana Monographs)
by Frank D. Ferrari
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The existence of these crustaceans has been known since the time of Aristotle, but only in the past 250 years have scholars published reports of their post-embryonic development. Ferrari (invertebrate zoology, Smithsonian Institution) and Dahms... (read more)

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Investigate #1: The Environment
Investigate #1: The Environment
by Louise A. Spilsbury
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Written by leading experts in the field, this volume identifies European collective preferences and analyzes to what extent these preferences inform and shape EU foreign policy and are shared by other actors in the international system. While studies of... (read more)

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Systemic Management: Sustainable Human Interactions with Ecosystems and the Biosphere
Systemic Management: Sustainable Human Interactions with Ecosystems and the Biosphere
by Charles W. Fowler
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Systemic Management describes a holistic, objective, and universally applicable form of management, providing a framework for addressing environmental challenges such as global warming, emergent diseases, deforestation, overpopulation, the extinction... (read more)

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Rocky Mountain Futures: An Ecological Perspective
Rocky Mountain Futures: An Ecological Perspective
by Jill S. Baron
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Rocky Mountain Futures presents a comprehensive and wide-ranging examination of the ecological consequences of past, current, and future human activities in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States and Canada.... (read more)

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Natural Attenuation of Trace Element Availability in Soils
Natural Attenuation of Trace Element Availability in Soils
by Rebecca Hamon
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Dilution, dispersion, biodegradation, volatilization, and irreversible sorption of a contaminant in the environment are among the reasons for a decrease in the bioavailability and toxicity of organic contaminants over time in the environment... (read more)

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The Moorlands of England and Wales
The Moorlands of England and Wales
by Ian Simmons
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Ian G Simmons is former Emeritus Professor of Geography at the University of Durham... (read more)

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2008 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey
2008 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey
by Inc. Raftelis Financial Consultants
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The largest survey of U.S. water and wastewater utility rates, fees, and charges, this 2008 edition provides data for approximately 230 U.S. water utilities and 160 wastewater utilities, serving populations from 1,000 to 9 million people.... (read more)

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