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Sea Level Rise

Anny Cazenave

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Sea Level RiseIntroductionSea level is the height of the sea surface expressed either in a geocentric reference frame (absolute sea level) or with res...

Secondary Forests in Tropical Environments

Lian Pin Koh

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Secondary Forests in Tropical Environments Introduction Secondary forests are becoming a biologically and economically important land cover on...

Security, Energy

Aleh Cherp, Farhad Mukhtarov

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Energy Security Introduction Energy security is a multidisciplinary field which overlaps with engineering and energy systems analysis, earth s...

Security, Environmental

Christopher A. Scott, Bhuwan Thapa

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Environmental Security Introduction Environmental security, as a subset of broader concerns over human security, is addressed from the discipl...

Security, Water

Farhad Mukhtarov, Aleh Cherp

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Water Security Introduction In the post–Cold War era, the concept of water security referred to the potential dangers of conflict over water r...

Sediment Budgets and Sediment Delivery Ratios in River Systems

Gary Brierly, Jon Tunnicliffe

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Sediment Budgets and Sediment Delivery Ratios in River SystemsIntroductionThe term sediment flux refers to sediment movement through landscapes. Analo...

Sediment Regime and River Morphodynamics

Jon Tunnicliffe, Gary Brierly

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Sediment Regime and River MorphodynamicsIntroductionMorphodynamics is the study of the feedbacks between the geomorphic processes that transfer sedime...

Semiarid Environments

Sharon E. Nicholson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Semiarid Environments Introduction The world’s semi-arid regions are expected to be among those most sensitive to future climate change and in...

Soil Salinization

Pichu Rengasamy

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Soil Salinization Introduction Soils are made up of inorganic and organic compounds inclusive of living organisms. Soil salinization is the ac...

Soils as an Environmental System

Eldor Paul, Sherri Morris

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Soils as an Environmental System Introduction Soil, the living surface of planet Earth, sustains nearly all life on the terrestrial surface. I...

Spatial Statistics

Daniel A. Griffith, Yongwan Chun

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Spatial StatisticsIntroductionSpatial statistics (SS)—statistics that address and account for the correlations among georeferenced observations arisin...

Stream Mitigation Banking

Rebecca Lave

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

Stream Mitigation BankingIntroductionStream mitigation banking is a market-based approach for managing negative impacts on fluvial systems under Secti...

Sustainable Finance

Matthew Archer

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Sustainable FinanceIntroductionSustainable finance refers to the integration of environmental, social, and governance (or ESG) considerations in proce...

Sustainable Forestry, Economics of

Roger A. Sedjo

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Economics of Sustainable ForestryIntroductionThe concept of sustainable forest systems finds its origins in the European concept of sustainable yield ...

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...

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