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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...


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...

Key Figures: North American Environmental Scientist Activists

Ellen Wohl

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Key Figures: North American Environmental Scientist ActivistsIntroductionEnvironmental scientist activist is not an established phrase. Here it design...

Lakes: A Guide to the Scientific Literature

Warwick F. Vincent

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Lakes: A Guide to the Scientific LiteratureIntroductionLakes are aquatic ecosystems of wide-ranging cultural, economic, and scientific importance, and...

Land Use, Land Cover and Land Management Change

Wim Thiery, E.L. Davin, S.I. Seneviratne

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Land Use, Land Cover and Land Management Change: Definitions, Scenarios, and Role in the Climate SystemIntroductionUsing land resources in fulfilment ...

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Kristina Hill

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Landscape Architecture and Environmental PlanningIntroductionThe design and planning of landscapes is an ancient human activity. The Epic of Gilgamesh...

Large Wood in Rivers

Ellen Wohl

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Large Wood in RiversIntroductionLarge wood consists of downed, dead pieces of wood. Although different size definitions have been proposed, the most w...

Legacy Effects

L. Allan James

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Legacy Effects Introduction Legacy effects are environmental changes resulting from antecedent human disturbances. The disturbance may be a re...

Lidar in Environmental Science, Use of

Adrian Harpold

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Use of Lidar in Environmental Science Introduction Light detection and ranging (lidar) is a technology that allows construction of three-dimen...

Management, Australia's Environment

I.D. Rutherfurd

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Australia’s Environment and Its ManagementIntroductionThe Southern Hemisphere island continent of Australia (7 million km2) is old, flat, stable, and ...


Daniel Friess

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

MangrovesIntroductionIntertidal mangrove forests are a wetland ecosystem composed of halophytic tree and shrub species and associated terrestrial and ...

Marine Mining

Andrew David Thaler

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Marine Mining Introduction In his underwater epic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1869), Jules Verne speculated that the seafloor would one day ...

Marine Protected Areas

Elizabeth De Santo

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Marine Protected AreasIntroductionMarine Protected Areas (MPAs) are a key tool in ecosystem-based management, implementing a spatial approach to biodi...

Mediterranean Environments

Harriet D. Allen

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Mediterranean EnvironmentsIntroductionMediterranean environments are found in the Mediterranean Basin itself, California (including Baja-California, M...

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