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Geodiversity and Geoconservation

Murray Gray

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Geodiversity and GeoconservationIntroductionAlthough nature is often equated with wildlife, it does in fact comprise both living and nonliving element...

Geography

Kimberly M. Meitzen

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Geography Introduction Geography is the study of the earth, including the physical environment, humans, natural and cultural places/regions, a...

Geology, Environmental

Ellen Wohl

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Environmental GeologyIntroductionEnvironmental geology involves application of geological knowledge to the investigation of processes occurring at or ...

Global Phosphorus Dynamics

Delphine Defforey, Adina Paytan

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Global Phosphorus DynamicsIntroductionPhosphorus (P) is an essential element for both plant and animal life. It provides energy to cells in the form o...

Groundwater

David Stonestrom

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

GroundwaterIntroductionGroundwater represents the terrestrial subsurface component of the hydrologic cycle. As such, groundwater is generally in motio...

Hazardous Waste

Matthias Beck

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Hazardous WasteIntroductionWithin the Western world, evidence of awareness of hazardous wastes dates back to antiquity, with Athenian law requiring th...

Henry David Thoreau

David M. Robinson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Henry David ThoreauIntroductionHenry David Thoreau (b. 1817–d. 1862) is best known as the author of Walden (1854), a pivotal work in American nature w...

Historical Changes in European Rivers

Francesco Comiti, Vittoria Scorpio

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Historical Changes in European RiversIntroductionRiver morphology is dynamic in nature, in that it is dictated by unsteady driving variables (water, s...

Historical Land Uses and Their Changes in the European Alps

Ulrike Tappeiner, Erich Tasser

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Historical Land Uses and Their Changes in the European AlpsIntroductionThe Alps are the highest and largest mountain range in Europe. They extend from...

Historical Range of Variability

Ellen Wohl

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Historical Range of VariabilityIntroductionHistorical range of variability (HRV) describes the conditions of a natural system prior to intensive human...

History, Environmental

Stephen Mosley

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Environmental History Introduction Environmental history emerged as a new field of study as environmental problems began to rise up the global...

Human Impact on Historical Fluvial Sediment Dynamics in Europe

Gert Verstraeten

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Human Impact on Historical Fluvial Sediment Dynamics in EuropeIntroductionRivers and floodplains are dynamic environments formed through hydrologic an...

Humid Tropical Environments

Richard Corlett

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Humid Tropical EnvironmentsIntroductionHumid tropical environments cover a relatively minor part (c. 8 percent) of the earth’s total land surface area...

Hydraulic Fracturing

George M. Hornberger, John C. Ayers, Moyosore Ajayi

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Hydraulic FracturingIntroductionThe first modern oil wells were constructed in the middle of the 19th century. Over geological time oil and gas in con...

India and the Environment

Sunayana Ganguly

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

India and the EnvironmentIntroductionEnvironment as a concept is so overarching that each of the sub-topics could easily have its own bibliography. Th...

Industrial Contamination, Case Studies in

Devra L. Davis, Sarina T. Scott

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Case Studies in Industrial ContaminationIntroductionEvaluating the public health impact of industrial contamination is one of the most challenging sub...

Institutions

Ramiro Berardo, Jeffrey W. Hanlon

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Institutions Introduction There is widespread consensus among environmental scientists that a holistic understanding of how natural resources ...

Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) for Climate Change

Zili Yang, Yi-Ming Wei, Zhifu Mi

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) for Climate ChangeIntroductionIntegrated assessment models (IAMs) for climate change refers to a broad category of...

International Land Grabbing

Paolo D'Odorico, M. Cristina Rulli

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

International Land Grabbing Introduction In recent years, some food crises have threatened food security worldwide. These episodes were induce...

Karst Caves

Mario Parise

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Karst CavesIntroductionKarst refers to the processes of chemical dissolution and mechanical erosion acting on soluble rocks (mainly carbonates and eva...

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