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Rivers

Ellen Wohl

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Rivers Introduction River networks, and even individual river segments, are complex ecosystems that can be studied from many perspectives. Arg...

Rivers and Their Cultural Values: Assessing Cultural Water Requirements

Sue Jackson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Rivers and Their Cultural Values: Assessing Cultural Water RequirementsIntroductionWater has always been culturally significant. Throughout history, h...

Rivers, Effects of Dams on

Andrew Wilcox

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Effects of Dams on RiversIntroductionThe focus of this annotated bibliography is on the physical and Ecological Effects of dams on rivers. Thousands o...

Rivers, Restoration of Physical Integrity of

Lina E. Polvi, Daniel W. Baker

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Restoration of Physical Integrity of RiversIntroductionPhysical integrity for rivers refers to a set of active fluvial processes and landforms wherein...

Rulemaking

Sara R. Rinfret, Jeffrey Cook

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

RulemakingIntroductionRulemaking is the process by which federal or state agencies translate vague congressional statues into rules of law. The federa...

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 ...

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