Environmental Science - B - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 11 - 30 of 132 items

Beavers as Agents of Landscape Change

Cherie J. Westbrook

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Beavers as Agents of Landscape ChangeIntroductionBeavers ingeniously alter environments to suit their needs of predator protection and food access, cr...

Berry, Wendell

Kyle Dell

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Wendell Berry Introduction Wendell Berry (b. 1934) is a visionary, poet, author, and activist, born to a farming family in Henry County, Kentu...

Burroughs, John

James Warren

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

John Burroughs Introduction John Burroughs (b. 1837–d. 1921) was perhaps the best-known and most widely read American nature writer of the la...

Bush Encroachment

Timothy Gordon O'Connor, Nicola Stevens

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Bush EncroachmentIntroductionSavannas are a significant biome within the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Australia, North America, South A...

Carbon Dynamics

Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Chelsea Arnold, Lixia Jin, Michael Kaiser, Rebecca Lever

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Carbon DynamicsIntroductionThe biogeochemical cycle of carbon (C) in the earth system controls fluxes, pools, and transformations associated with life...

Carson, Rachel

Lisa Sideris, Amy M. Hay

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Rachel CarsonIntroductionNature writer and marine biologist Rachel Carson (b. 1907–d. 1964) shared her passion for the natural world through her writt...

Case Studies in Groundwater Contaminant Fate and Transport

Barbara Bekins

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Case Studies in Groundwater Contaminant Fate and TransportIntroductionA case study of groundwater contamination is a detailed study of a single site c...

Climate Change and Conflict in Northern Africa

Janpeter Schilling, Lisa Krause

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Climate Change and Conflict in Northern AfricaIntroductionClimate change is one of the key challenges the world is facing in the 21st century. Concern...

Common Pool Resources

Tanya Heikkila, David P. Carter

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Common Pool ResourcesIntroductionCommon pool resources (CPRs) are characterized as resources for which the exclusion of users is difficult (referred t...

Contaminant Dispersal in the Environment

Roberto Bargagli, Emilia Rota

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Contaminant Dispersal in The EnvironmentIntroductionContaminants are foreign substances or impurities affecting the composition of air, water, soil, a...

Coral Reefs and Coral Bleaching

Janice Lough, Clive Wilkinson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Coral Reefs and Coral BleachingIntroductionTropical coral reef ecosystems are hotspots of marine biodiversity. Globally, coral reefs occupy less than ...

Deforestation in Brazilian Amazonia

Philip M. Fearnside

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Deforestation in Brazilian AmazoniaIntroductionTropical deforestation represents one of the world’s great environmental problems, and Brazilian Amazon...

Deltas

Edward J. Anthony

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

DeltasIntroductionRiver deltas are subaqueous and subaerial coastal accumulations of river-derived sediments adjacent to, or close to, the source rive...

Desert Dust in the Atmosphere

Natalie M. Mahowald

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Desert Dust in the Atmosphere Introduction Desert dust represents one of the largest sources of aerosols to the atmosphere in terms of mass (s...

Determinism, Environmental

John L. Brooke

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Environmental DeterminismIntroductionThis article provides an outline of the intellectual history of the concept of “environmental determinism,” and i...

Disturbance

E. A. Johnson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

DisturbanceIntroductionDisturbance is often used, intuitively or colloquially, to imply some disastrous event that is disruptive or destructive. In na...

Ecohydrology

Valeriy Ivanov, Simone Fatichi, Edoardo Daly

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

EcohydrologyIntroductionEcohydrology is a cross-disciplinary field that emerged in the early 2000s as a result of recognition of the need to better un...

Ecological Integrity

Robert M. Hughes

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Ecological Integrity: Conceptual Foundations and ApplicationsIntroductionAs the term suggests, ecological integrity refers to the pristineness, undimi...

Economic Valuation Methods for Non-market Goods or Services

Bengt Kriström, Per-Olov Johansson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Economic Valuation Methods for Non-Market Goods or ServicesIntroductionEconomic valuation methods for non-market goods and services comprise a range o...

Economics of International Environmental Agreements

Hans-Peter Weikard, Ekko van Ierland

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Economics of International Environmental Agreements Introduction International Environmental Agreements (IEAs) respond to transnational enviro...

How to Subscribe

Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions. For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here.