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Technological and Hybrid Disasters

Matthias Beck

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Technological and Hybrid DisastersIntroductionTechnological disasters are typically defined as events caused by the malfunctioning of a technological ...

The Key Role of Energy in Economic Growth

Robert U. Ayres, Paul E. Brockway, Emmanuel Aramendia

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

The Key Role of Energy in Economic GrowthIntroductionMost articles on energy and economics focus on aspects such as the price of petroleum, the cost o...

Thresholds and Tipping Points

Vasilis Dakos

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Ecological Transitions: Regime Shifts, Thresholds and Tipping PointsIntroductionRegime shifts, ecological thresholds, and tipping points are increasin...

Treaties, Environmental

Saleem Ali, Rebecca Pincus

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Environmental Treaties Introduction Environmental issues inherently transcend geopolitical boundaries, and the need for international mechanis...

Tropical Southeast Asia

Avijit Gupta

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Tropical Southeast Asia Introduction The world region of Southeast Asia is separated from the rest of the continent by a vast area of high mou...

Use of GIS in Environmental Science

Karam Ahmad, Melinda Laituri

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Use of GIS in Environmental ScienceIntroductionThe use of geographic information systems (GIS) in environmental science is a complex, multifaceted, an...

Water Availability

Kate Brauman

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Water Availability Introduction Water availability is a broad topic, encompassing the biophysical supply of water, the demand for water, and a...

Water Quality in Freshwater Bodies

Claude E. Boyd

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Water Quality in Freshwater BodiesIntroductionAny feature of water that affects its use by humans or its benefits to aquatic environments is a water q...

Water Quality Metrics

Tanja Srebotnjak

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Water Quality MetricsIntroductionWater is a critical resource for sustaining life on earth. Water quality and quantity are closely linked, as a declin...

Water Resources and Climate Change

Peter Gleick

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Water Resources and Climate ChangeIntroductionNatural and human-caused climate changes are strongly linked to the hydrologic cycle and freshwater reso...

Water, Virtual

Maria J. Beltrán

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Virtual WaterIntroductionThe concept of virtual water was originally promoted by Professor Tony Allan to shed light on how Middle Eastern countries’ w...


Paul A. Keddy

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

WetlandsIntroductionWetlands have always influenced humans. Early civilizations first arose along the edges of rivers in the fertile soils of floodpla...

White, Gilbert Fowler

Robert Merideth, Robert Varady

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Gilbert Fowler WhiteIntroductionGilbert Fowler White (b. 1911–d. 2006), often referred to as the “father of floodplain management,” was a distinguishe...

Wildfire as a Catalyst

Francis K. Rengers

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Wildfire as a Catalyst for Hydrologic and Geomorphic ChangeIntroductionWildfire has been a constant presence on the Earth since at least the Silurian ...

Zone, Critical

Tim White, Sarah Sharkey

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Critical ZoneIntroductionThe critical zone (CZ), a term coined by the US National Research Council in 2001, encompasses the thin outer veneer of Earth...

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