Soil Science: Agricultural and Environmental Prospectives 2016

Soil Science: Agricultural and Environmental Prospectives 2016

Soil is the most important natural non-renewable resource developed over a longer period of time due to weathering of rocks and subsequently enrichment of organic matter. Soil provides habitat for numerous microorganisms and serves as a natural medium for plant growth, thereby providing the plants with anchorage, nutrients and water to sustain the growth

Working on Mars

Working on Mars

Geologists in the field climb hills and hang onto craggy outcrops; they put their fingers in sand and scratch, smell, and even taste rocks. Beginning in 2004, however, a team of geologists and other planetary scientists did field science in a dark room in Pasadena, exploring Mars from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) by means of the remotely operated...

Mining Women

Mining Women

This book explores gender relations and women's work and activism in different parts of the world. It also explores the subject from multiple perspectives and links each of these not only to cultural and domestic arrangements but also to an emerging industrial and capitalist system from the Eighteenth through the Twentieth centuries. 'At last here is...

Power Generation I & C Maintenance Technician Level 1 TG

Power Generation I & C Maintenance Technician Level 1 TG

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Tools of the Trade, Fasteners and Anchors, Oxyfuel Cutting, Gaskets and Packing, Craft-Related Mathematics, Construction Drawings, Pumps and Drivers, Introduction...

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Since the 1970s, two major trends have emerged among developing countries: the rise of new democracies and the rush to free trade. For some, the confluence of these events suggests that a free-market economy complements a fledgling democracy. Others argue that the two are inherently incompatible and that exposure to economic globalization actually jeopardizes...

Kinematics, Dynamics, and Design of Machinery

Kinematics, Dynamics, and Design of Machinery

Kinematics, Dynamics, and Design of Machinery, Third Edition, presents a fresh approach to kinematic design and analysis and is an ideal textbook for senior undergraduates and graduates in mechanical, automotive and production engineering * Presents the traditional approach to the design and analysis of kinematic problems and shows how GCP can be used...

Consumer Behavior

Consumer Behavior

&>For undergraduate and MBA courses in consumer behavior. Solomon goes beyond the discussion of why people buy things and explores how products, services, and consumption activities contribute to shape people's social experiences. This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: *Improve Results...

Quantitative Methods

Quantitative Methods

Businesses are built on numbers; in any organization the ability to use and interpret quantitative methods is vital to maintaining a competitive edge. Quantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to the subject, painlessly leading you from fundamental principles to more advanced applications. It...

Hero

Hero

His music thrilled the generation it was written for, and has entertained and inspired every generation since. HERO: DAVID BOWIE is an exploration of the man behind the myths and the makeup told from the very beginning. Respected music journalist and biographer Lesley-Ann Jones knew David Jones from the days before fame, when he was a young musician...

Creating a Sustainable Organization

Creating a Sustainable Organization

Organizations that prioritize environmental, health, and safety (EHS) issues are well placed to attract better customers, better talent, and today's growing number of socially responsible investors. But, to gain these benefits, companies must choose the right sustainability strategies, and then manage and measure them well. Now, leading business sustainability...

River Morphodynamics and Stream Ecology of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

River Morphodynamics and Stream Ecology of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

This book focuses on the river morphodynamics and stream ecology of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The objective of the book is to summarize and synthesize the recent studies based on field surveys undertaken in the period 2007-2014. This book was written to serve as a graduate-level text for a course in river dynamics and stream ecology and as a reference...

Advances and Recent Applications in LC-MS and HPLC

Advances and Recent Applications in LC-MS and HPLC

Advances and Recent Applications in LC-MS and HPLC presents the most recent developments in liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry techniques. The book's content reaches across a range of disciplines and cites several case studies to effectively capture the advanced applications that make LC-MS and HPLC multifunctional and exacting techniques....