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Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis

Jennifer Houghton, Y. Ding, David J. Griggs, P. J. Van der Linden, X. Dai, Kathy Maskell, Ca Johnson

The economics of climate change : the Stern Review

There is now clear scientific evidence that emissions from economic activity, particularly the burning of fossil fuels for energy, are causing changes to the Earth´s climate. A sound understanding of the economics of climate change is needed in order...

Ecosystems and human well-being : synthesis

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (Program)

Global Climate Projections

Gerald A. Meehl, T. F. Stocker, W. D. Collins, A. T. Friedlingstein, A. T. Gaye, J. M. Gregory, Akio Kitoh, Reto Knutti, J. M. Murphy, Akira Noda, S. C. B. Raper, Zhi-Qi Zhao

Economic Growth and the Environment

Using data assembled by the Global Environmental Monitoring System we examine the reduced-form relationship between various environmental indicators and the level of a country's per capita income. Our study covers four types of indicators: concentrations...

Biodiversity - Global biodiversity scenarios for the year 2100

F. S. Chapin, Eric L. Berlow, Janine Bloomfield, Rodolfo Dirzo, E Huber-Sanwald, Laura Foster Huenneke, Ann P. Kinzig, Rik Leemans, David M. Lodge, H. A. Mooney, Martín Oesterheld, N. L. Poff, Brian Walker, Marilyn D. Walker, Diana H. Wall

Predicting rainfall erosion losses - A guide to conservation planning

The Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) enables to planners to predict the average rate of soil erosion for each feasible alternative combination of crop system management practices in association with a specified soil type, rainfall pattern, and topography...

Climate change 1995 : the science of climate change

John Theodore Houghton, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The chemistry of soils

Garrison Sposito

The practice of silviculture: applied forest ecology.

D.M. Smith, Bruce C. Larson, Matthew J. Kelty, P. M. S. Ashton

Water quality for agriculture

Robert S. Ayers, D. W. Westcot

Crop Salt Tolerance–Current Assessment

An extensive literature review of all available salt tolerance data was undertaken to evaluate the current status of our knowledge of the salt tolerance of agricultural crops. In general, crops tolerate salinity up to a threshold level above which yields...

Atmospheric chemistry and physics of air pollution

A scientific, detailed publication on all physicochemical aspects of air pollution addressed to those readers already knowledgeable in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Six parts deal with pollutant gases (origins and effects); chemistry of pollution;...

IPCC special report on carbon dioxide capture and storage

Bert Metz, Ogunlade Davidson, Heleen de Coninck, Manuela Loos, Leo Meyer

Climate change and water.

Bates, B. (ed.)Kundzewicz, Z.W. (ed.)Wu, S. (ed.)Palutikof, J. (ed.), Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Shaohong Wu, J. P. Palutikof

Livestock's long shadow: environmental issues and options.

H. (eds.) Steinfeld, P. Gerber, T. Wassenaar, V. Castel, M. Rosales, C. de Haan

Hydrology for engineers

Ray K. Linsley, Max Adam Kohler, Joseph Louis Hornore Paulhus


N. L. Poff, J. D. Allan, Mark B. Bain, James R. Karr, Karen L. Prestegaard, B D Ritcher, Richard E. Sparks, J. C. Stromberg

Microbial degradation of hydrocarbons in the environment.

The ecology of hydrocarbon degradation by microbial populations in the natural environment is reviewed, emphasizing the physical, chemical, and biological factors that contribute to the biodegradation of petroleum and individual hydrocarbons. Rates of...

Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats of the United States

From foreword: "This report represents the most current methodology available for wetland classification and culminates a long-term effort involving many wetland scientists."

Evapotranspiration and Irrigation Water Requirements

This manual, Evapotranspiration and Irrigation Water Requirements (Manual No. 70) , prepared by the Committee on Irrigation Water Requirements of the Irrigation and Drainage Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers, updates the former ASCE...

Physicochemical and environmental plant physiology

Physicochemical and environmental plant physiology

Couplings Between Changes in the Climate System and Biogeochemistry

Surabi Menon, Kenneth L. Denman, Guy P. Brasseur, Amnat Chidthaisong, Philippe Ciais, P. M. Cox, Robert E. Dickinson, Didier Hauglustaine, Christoph Heinze, Elisabeth A. Holland, Daniel J. Jacob, Ulrike Lohmann, Srikanthan Ramachandran, Pedro L. Silva Dias, Steven C. Wofsy, Xiaoye Zhang

Middle atmosphere dynamics

David G. Andrews, James R. Holton

Ocean Acidification: The Other CO2 Problem

Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), primarily from human fossil fuel combustion, reduces ocean pH and causes wholesale shifts in seawater carbonate chemistry. The process of ocean acidification is well documented in field data, and the rate will...

Manual of environmental microbiology.

C. J. Hurst, R. L. Crawford, J. L. Garland, D. A. Lipson, A. L. Mills, L. D. Stetzenbach

Special Report on Emissions Scenarios : a special report of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

N. Nakicenovic, Joseph Alcamo, Gerald Davis, Bert de Vries, Joergen Fenhann, Stuart Gaffin, Kenneth Gregory, Arnulf Grubler, Tae Yong Jung, Tom Kram, Emilio Lèbre La Rovere, Laurie Michaelis, Shunsuke Mori, Tsuneyuki Morita, William Pepper, Hugh M. Pitcher, Lynn Price, Keywan Riahi, Alexander Roehrl, Hans-Holger Rogner, Alexei Sankovski, Michael E. Schlesinger, P. R. Shukla, Steven J. Smith, Rob Swart, Sascha van Rooijen, Nadejda Victor, Zhou Dadi

A global biome model based on plant physiology and dominance, soil properties and climate

A model to predict global patterns in vegetation physiognomy was developed from physiological considera- tions influencing the distributions of different functional types of plant. Primary driving variables are mean coldest- month temperature, annual...

Climate models and their evaluation

D. A. Randall, Thierry Fichefet

Exposure factors handbook

J.J. Konz, K. Lisi, E. J. Friebele, D.A. Dixon

Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry (SR-LULUCF) has been prepared in response to a request from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Subsidiary Body...

Crop water requirements

This publication is intended to provide guidance in determining crop water requirements and their application in planning, design and operation of irrigation projects.

Exposure factors handbook

James J Konz, Karen Lisi, Elaine Friebele, Environmental Protection Agency

Principles of lake sedimentology

Lars Håkanson, Margareta B. Jansson

Observations: Oceanic Climate Change and Sea Level

The oceans are warming. Over the period 1961 to 2003,global ocean temperature has risen by 0.10°C from thesurface to a depth of 700 m. Consistent with the ThirdAssessment Report (TAR), global ocean heat content (0–3,000...

Road ecology : science and solutions

Richard T. T. Forman, Daniel Sperling, John A. Bissonette, Anthony P. Clevenger, Carol D Cutshall, Virginia H. Dale, R. L. France, Charles R. Goldman, Kevin Heanue, Julia A. Jones, Frederick J. Swanson, Tom Turrentine, Thomas C. Winter

Working with mycorrhizas in forestry and agriculture.

This manual is the result of an ACIAR-sponsored workshop to promote the use of mycorrhizal fungi for eucalypt plantation forestry in China. The manual explains procedures used by scientists who work with mycorrhizal fungi and roots in the laboratory,...

Agroecology. The scientific basis of alternative agriculture.

Agroecology. The scientific basis of alternative agriculture.

Ecology of Soil Seed Banks

Mary Allessio Leck, Terry Parker, Robert L. Simpson

Patterns in the ocean : ocean processes and marine population dynamics

Andrew Bakun, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste (Mexico)

Handbook of chemical property estimation methods

W.J. Lyman, W. F. Reehl, David H. Rosenblatt

Introduction to zeolite science and practice

Herman van Bekkum, E. M. Flanigen, J.C. Jansen

Biofiltration for air pollution control

Joseph S. Devinny, Marc A. Deshusses, Todd S. Webster

Ozone in water treatment: Application and engineering

B. Langlais, David A. Reckhow, David R. Brink

structuring role of submerged macrophytes in lakes

structuring role of submerged macrophytes in lakes

Economic Development and Environmental Quality: An Econometric Analysis

The relationship between economic development and environmental quality is analyzed econometrically for a large sample of countries over time. The results indicate that some indicators improve with rising incomes (like water and sanitation), others worsen...

Global environment: Water, air and geochemical cycles

Elizabeth Kay Berner, Robert A. Berner

Freshwater resources and their management

Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Luis Mata, Kathleen A. Miller

Atmospheric chemistry and greenhouse gases

Michael J. Prather, Frank Dentener, R. G. Derwent, E. J. Dlugokencky, Ivar S. A. Isaksen, V. Kirchhoff, P. Matson, P. Midgley, M. Wang, I. Bey, Guy P. Brasseur, L. Buja, W. J. Collins, J. S. Daniel, William B. DeMore, Norfolk Derek, R. Dickerson, D.E. Etheridge, Pj Fraser, R. Friedl, Jan S. Fuglestvedt, M. Gauss, Lee Grenfell, A. Grubler, N. Harris, Didier Hauglustaine, Larry W. Horowitz, Christopher S. Jackman, Daniel J. Jacob, Lyatt Jaeglé, Atul K. Jain, M. Kanakidou, Sigrún Karlsdóttir, Malcolm K. W. Ko, Michael J. Kurylo, Mark G. Lawrence, Jennifer A. Logan, M. Manning, D. Mauzerall, J.E. McConnell, Loretta J. Mickley, Stephen A. Montzka, J. F. Muller, J. Olivier, K. Pickering, G. Pitari, G. J. Roelofs, Helen Rogers, B. Rognerud, Steven J. Smith

Climate change 2007 - mitigation of climate change

Bert Metz, Ogunlade Davidson, Peter Bosch, Rutu Dave, Leo Meyer

Summary for policy makers

Mark A. Sutton, Hans van Grinsven, Gilles Billen, Albert Bleeker, Keith R. Bull, J. W. Erisman, Peringe Grennfelt, Bruna Grizzetti, Clare Howard, O. Oenema, Till Spranger, Wilfried Winiwarter

Coastal systems and low-lying areas

Robert J. Nicholls, Poh Poh Wong, Virginia Burkett, J.O. Codignotto, John Hay, R.F. McLean, S. Ragoonaden, Colin D. Woodroffe, Pamela Abuodha, J. Arblaster, B. Brown, D. Forbes, Jim W. Hall, Jason A. Lowe, Susanne C. Moser, S. Rupp-Armstrong, Yoshiki Saito

Soil fertility and fertilizers : an introduction to nutrient management

Soil fertility and fertilizers : an introduction to nutrient management

Biosphere-atmosphere Transfer Scheme (BATS) for the NCAR Community Climate Model

E. Dickinson, A. Henderson-Sellers, Kennedy Jw, F. Wilson

The water footprint assessment manual : setting the global standard

This manual presents a scientifically rigorous method to help companies understand their dependency and impact on global water resources, and offers guidance on response strategies that conserve water for industry, communities, and nature. It contains...

Hazardous waste management

Michael D. LaGrega, Phillip L. Buckingham, Jeffrey C. Evans

Survey Manual for Tropical Marine Resources

Sue (S) English, Clive Wilkinson, Valonna (Vj) Baker

The EPIC model.

J. R. Williams, V. P. Singh

Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage

This report provides information for policy makers, scientists and engineers in the field of climate change and reduction of CO2 emissions. It describes sources, capture, transport, and storage of CO2, as well as the costs, economic potential, and societal...

Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.

Donovan S. Correll, Marshall C. Johnston

Downstream effects of dams on alluvial rivers

Garnett P. Williams, Moshe Wolman

Agricultural Salinity Assessment and Management

The second edition of MOP 71 is valuable to water professionals, engineers, scientists, practitioners, and educators interested in developing and managing ever more constrained water supplies worldwide.

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