22 Jan 2020

Tag: Environment

Basic Sciences

Lessons in Environmental Microbiology 

Lessons in Environmental Microbiology provides an understanding of the microbial processes used in the environmental engineering and science fields. It examines both basic theory as well as the latest advancements in practical applications, including nutrient removal and recovery, methanogenesis, suspended growth bioreactors, and more. The…

Basic Sciences

The Ecological Genomics of Fungi 

This unique book covers a broad diversity of fungal systems and provides unique insight into the functions of those fungi in various ecosystems – from soil, to plant, to human. Bringing together fungal genomic information on a variety of lifestyles and traits, the book covers…

Earth Sciences

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I: An Introduction to Atmosphere―Ocean Dynamics: Homogeneous Fluids (Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment) 

This textbook develops a fundamental understanding of geophysical fluid dynamics by providing a mathematical description of fluid properties, kinematics and dynamics as influenced by earth’s rotation. Its didactic value is based on elaborate treatment of basic principles, derived equations, exemplary solutions and their interpretation. Both…

Computer Science

Disaster Risk Communication: A Challenge from a Social Psychological Perspective (Integrated Disaster Risk Management) 

This book provides a unique blend of integrated disaster risk communication research conducted by authors with diverse backgrounds, including social psychology, sociology, civil engineering, informatics, and meteorology. It reports on the latest advances in collaborative and participatory action research on community-based disaster management from the…

Architecture

Improving Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings and Smart Communities: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference IEECB&SC’18 (Springer Proceedings in Energy) 

These proceedings present fourteen peer-reviewed papers from the 10th International Conference on Improving Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings and Smart Communities, which was held March 21-22, 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. This biannual conference aims to promote and diffuse the concept of energy efficiency in new…