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Working, Housing: Urbanizing: The International Year of Global Understanding - IYGU (SpringerBriefs in Global Understanding)

by Jennifer Robinson

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Genre: Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Economics, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: 60 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 February 2020 onward  

The Places Where Community Is Practiced: How Store Owners and Their Businesses Build Neighborhood Social Life (Stadt, Raum und Gesellschaft)

by Anna Steigemann

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Genre: Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: 340 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

The Atmosphere and Climate Change

by Ritchie Cunningham

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Genre: Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Marine Carbon Biogeochemistry: A Primer for Earth System Scientists (SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences)

by Jack J. Middelburg

This open access book discusses biogeochemical processes relevant to carbon and aims to provide readers, graduate students and researchers, with insight into the functioning of marine ecosystems. A carbon centric approach has been adopted, but other elements are included where relevant or needed. The book focuses on concepts and quantitative understanding of primary production, organic matter mineralization and sediment biogeochemistry. The impact of biogeochemical processes on inorganic carbon dynamics and organic matter transformation are also discussed....

Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Size: 128 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Maritime Spatial Planning: past, present, future

by Jacek Zaucha

This open access book is the first comprehensive overview of maritime or marine spatial planning. Countries across the globe are beginning to implement maritime spatial plans; however the authors of this collection have identified several key questions that are emerging from this growing body of MSP experience. How can maritime spatial planning deal with a complex and dynamic environment such as the sea? How can MSP be embedded in multiple levels of governance across regional and national borders – and how far does the environment benefit from this new approach? This book actively engages with the problems encapsulated in these questions, and explores possible solutions.Situated at the intersection between theory and practice, the volume draws together several strands of interdisciplinar...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Law, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Size: 477 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Socio-Environmental Dynamics along the Historical Silk Road

by Liang Emlyn Yang

This open access book discusses socio-environmental interactions in the middle to late Holocene, covering specific areas along the ancient Silk Road regions. Over twenty chapters provide insight into this topic from various disciplinary angles and perspectives, ranging from archaeology, paleoclimatology, antiquity, historical geography, agriculture, carving art and literacy. The Silk Road is a modern concept for an ancient network of trade routes that for centuries facilitated and intensified processes of cultural interaction and goods exchange between West China, Central Asia, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean. Coherent patterns and synchronous events in history suggest possible links between social upheaval, resource utilization and climate or environment forces along the Silk Road ...

Genre: History, Asia, Middle East, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 525 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access): Towards Sustainable Cities?

by Pernilla Hagbert

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Genre: Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Turkey-Iran Relations after the JDP

by Bayram Sinkaya

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Genre: Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: Unknown
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Memory: Boost Your Memory with Easy Exercises - Improve Your Mental Focus in Everyday Life

by Jane Peters

Discover How To Boost Your Memory and Improve Your Mental Focus In Your Everyday Life
This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to enhance you mental focus and strengthen your ability to remember things through simple daily exercises and routines.
Memories can be fickle things. Many people will have trouble remembering one type of thing, be it names or numbers. Some people are born with wonderful memories and have no trouble keeping things straight. Those born without this incredible ability have to find ways to strengthen their memories. Some do this through repetition exercises, some come up with nifty little games or tricks to keep their mind alert and focused.
There are a number of ways to help boost your mental acuity and memory. Not all of these need...

Genre: Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Self-Help & Counselling, Health & Fitness, Exercise & Fitness
Size: 26 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 February 2020 onward  

Geoscience in Petroleum Exploration:Fundamentals of Geology,Geophysics, Petrophysics and Drilling Engineering Techniques Applied in Petroleum Exploration

by Kapish Sinha

This book provides introduction to geology, geophysics, petrophysics and drilling engineering techniques applied in petroleum exploration. These different disciplines of geoscience are backbone of petroleum exploration. Successful exploration program can be best executed by a professional who knows how results were deduced from these disciplines and how to integrate them .This book is intended to serve as beginners guide on how these four major disciplines work together and basic principles behind results produced by them.This book is written in simple language and focus is on understanding the basic physical principles behind concepts of geology,geophysics, petrophysics and drilling engineering. In order to make this book simple and easy to understand, mathematical derivations are kept ou...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: 233 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 February 2020 onward  

Manual of Digital Earth

by Huadong Guo

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Genre: Computing, Software, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: Unknown
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Introduction to Permanent Plug and Abandonment of Wells (Ocean Engineering & Oceanography Book 12)

by Mahmoud Khalifeh

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Genre: Business & Finance, Industries & Professions, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 February 2020 onward  

The Environmental Impact of Sieben Linden Ecovillage (Routledge Focus)

by Andrea Bocco

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Genre: Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: 112 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Perspectives on European Earthquake Engineering and Seismology: Volume 2 (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering Book 39)

by Atilla Ansal

This book collects 4 keynote and 15 theme lectures presented at the 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (2ECEES), held in Istanbul, Turkey, from August 24 to 29, 2014. The conference was organized by the Turkish Earthquake Foundation - Earthquake Engineering Committee and Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency under the auspices of the European Association for Earthquake Engineering (EAEE) and European Seismological Commission (ESC).The book’s nineteen state-of-the-art chapters were written by the most prominent researchers in Europe and address a comprehensive collection of topics on earthquake engineering, as well as interdisciplinary subjects such as engineering seismology and seismic risk assessment and management. Further topics inc...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: 455 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Railway Ecology

by Luís Borda-de-Água

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book provides a unique overview of the impacts of railways on biodiversity, integrating the existing knowledge on the ecological effects of railways on wildlife, identifying major knowledge gaps and research directions and presenting the emerging field of railway ecology. The book is divided into two major parts: Part one offers a general review of the major conceptual and theoretical principles of railway ecology. The chapters consider the impacts of railways on wildlife populations and concentrate on four major topics: mortality, barrier effects, species invasions and disturbances (ranging from noise to chemical pollution). Part two focuses on a number of case studies from Europe, Asia and North America written by an international g...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 320 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Weather & Climate Services for the Energy Industry

by Alberto Troccoli

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Genre: Business & Finance, Finance, Industries & Professions, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 197 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Earth Observation Open Science and Innovation (ISSI Scientific Report Series Book 15)

by Pierre-Philippe Mathieu

This book is published open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.Over  the  past  decades,  rapid developments in digital and sensing technologies, such  as the Cloud, Web and Internet of Things, have dramatically changed the way we live and work. The digital transformation is revolutionizing our ability to monitor our planet and transforming the  way we access, process and exploit Earth Observation data from satellites.This book reviews these megatrends and their implications for the Earth Observation community as well as the wider data economy. It provides insight into new paradigms of Open Science and Innovation applied to space data, which are characterized by openness, access to large volume of complex data, wide availability of new community tools, new techniques for big data analy...

Genre: Computing, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: 332 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Knowledge and Networks (Knowledge and Space Book 11)

by Johannes Glückler

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Genre: Business & Finance, Management & Leadership, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: 386 pages
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From Seascapes of Extinction to Seascapes of Confidence: Territorial Use Rights in Fisheries in Chile: ElQuisco and Puerto Oscuro

by Gloria L. Gallardo Fernandez

From Seascapes of extinction to seascapes of confidence. Territorial Use Rights in Fisheries in Chile: El Quisco and Puerto Oscuro by Gloria Gallardo Fernandés is an important contribution to our understanding of the multifaceted challenges underlying sustainable solutions to ecological fisheries, the book describes how, in Chile, indiscriminate harvest of the edible shellfish Concholepas concholepas (false abalone or Loco), has been threatening not only the living of small-scale artisan fishers but also the ecosystem. In an attempt to strengthen the fishers’ livelihoods and at the same time recuperate the fish, the Chilean government introduced the regulatory measure: Management and Exploitation Areas for Benthic Resources (MEABRs), locally known as Management Areas (MAs) and in...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Industries & Professions, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 216 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Ecosystem Services for Well-Being in Deltas: Integrated Assessment for Policy Analysis

by Robert J. Nicholls

This book answers key questions about environment, people and their shared future in deltas. It develops a systematic and holistic approach for policy-orientated analysis for the future of these regions. It does so by focusing on ecosystem services in the world’s largest, most populous and most iconic delta region, that of the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta in Bangladesh. The book covers the conceptual basis, research approaches and challenges, while also providing a methodology for integration across multiple disciplines, offering a potential prototype for assessments of deltas worldwide. Ecosystem Services for Well-Being in Deltas analyses changing ecosystem services in deltas; the health and well-being of people reliant on them; the continued central role of agriculture and fishing; and th...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 593 pages
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Second Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin (Regional Climate Studies)

by The BACC II Author Team

​This book is an update of the first BACC assessment, published in 2008. It offers new and updated scientific findings in regional climate research for the Baltic Sea basin. These include climate changes since the last glaciation (approx. 12,000 years ago), changes in the recent past (the last 200 years), climate projections up until 2100 using state-of-the-art regional climate models and an assessment of climate-change impacts on terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems. There are dedicated new chapters on sea-level rise, coastal erosion and impacts on urban areas. A new set of chapters deals with possible causes of regional climate change along with the global effects of increased greenhouse gas concentrations, namely atmospheric aerosols and land-cover change. The evidence collec...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 501 pages
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Biomineralization: From Molecular and Nano-structural Analyses to Environmental Science

by Kazuyoshi Endo

This open access book is the proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Biomineralization (BIOMIN XIV) held in 2017 at Tsukuba.  Over the past 45 years, biomineralization research has unveiled details of the characteristics of the nano-structure of various biominerals; the formation mechanism of this nano-structure, including the initial stage of crystallization; and the function of organic matrices in biominerals, and this knowledge has been applied to dental, medical, pharmaceutical, materials, agricultural and environmental sciences and paleontology. As such, biomineralization is an important interdisciplinary research area, and further advances are expected in both fundamental and applied research. ...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences
Size: 413 pages
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Inorganic Constituents in Soil: Basics and Visuals

by Masami Nanzyo

This open access book is a must-read for students of and beginners in soil science. In a well-organized and easy-to-follow manner, it provides basic outlines of soil minerals, new methods and recent developments in the field, with a special focus on visual aids. The chapters on primary minerals, secondary minerals, non-crystalline inorganic constituents and inorganic constituents sensitive to varying redox conditions will help readers understand the basic components of soils. Further, readers are introduced to new analytical methods with the aid of microscopy and recent developments in the field. Uniquely, the book features case studies on the identification and isolation methods for vivianite crystals from paddy field soils, as well as a useful procedure for identifying noncrystalline con...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics
Size: 181 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Climate-Smart Food

by Dave Reay

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 February 2020 onward  

The Beauty of Geology: Art of Geology Mapping in China Over a Century

by Chenyang Li

This open access book contains a collection of rare geologic maps and figures made by Chinese geologists in the last century. Preserved in National Geological Archives of China, these artworks demonstrate the development and innovation of geological mapping technology in China in the past 100 years. The collections are highly scientific and artistic, with most of the hand-drawn maps featured with traditional Chinese painting techniques, while the newer ones being more accurate and embedded with more scientific information with the aid of computer techniques....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: 119 pages
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From Assessing to Conserving Biodiversity: Conceptual and Practical Challenges (History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences Book 24)

by Elena Casetta

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Genre: Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: Unknown
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The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment: Mountains, Climate Change, Sustainability and People

by Philippus Wester

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Genre: Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 627 pages
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Life of Inland Waters: An Elementary Text Book of Fresh-Water Biology For Students

by James G. Needham

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 518 pages
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Evolution, Monitoring and Predicting Models of Rockburst: Precursor Information for Rock Failure

by Chunlai Wang

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Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Mathematics
Size: 188 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystems:The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) Integrated Crop and Economic Assessments ... Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation 3)

by Rosenzweig Cynthia & Hillel Daniel

“Top agricultural scientists from around the world have taken up the challenge of sustainable agriculture, with the specific focus on integrating agronomic, climatological, biophysical and socio-economic perspectives and processes. Every chapter (of the Handbook) contributes to addressing the growing food-security challenges facing the world.”Foreword by Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia UniversityClimate effects on agriculture are of increasing concern in both the scientific and policy communities because of the growing population and the greater uncertainty in the weather during growing seasons. Changes in production are directly linked to variations in temperature and precipitation during the growing season and often to the offseason changes in weather becau...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 1160 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 February 2020 onward  

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