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Desert Dust in the Atmosphere

Natalie M. Mahowald.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 6384 words.

Desert dust represents one of the largest sources of aerosols to the atmosphere in terms of mass (see also Atmospheric Composition and Structure). Desert dust particles are mineral soil...

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Eassie, William (1832–1888), sanitary engineer and pioneer of cremation

Brian Parsons.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Engineering (General). 1134 words.

Eassie, William (1832–1888), sanitary engineer and pioneer of cremation, was born at Lochee, near Dundee, on 8 September 1832, the first of two sons of William Eassie (1805–1861), a...

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Economic Valuation Methods for Non-market Goods or Services

Bengt Kriström and Per-Olov Johansson.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 15308 words.

Economic valuation methods for non-market goods and services comprise a range of empirical approaches to estimate a monetary value for the trade-off a person would be willing to make to...

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Economics of Fisheries

Dale Squires and Niels Vestergaard.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 12717 words.

“Economics of fisheries” is a field of economic research that has developed since the mid-1950s. The core of the research in its early stage was to find conditions for optimal exploitation...

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Economics of International Environmental Agreements

Hans-Peter Weikard and Ekko van Ierland.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 6553 words.

International Environmental Agreements (IEAs) respond to transnational environmental problems associated with the use of environmental resources such as, for example, water resources in...

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Economics of Low Carbon Agriculture

Dominic Moran and Jorie Knook.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Sociology; Sustainability; Agriculture and Farming; Environmental Economics. 8703 words.

Climate change is already having a significant impact on agriculture through greater weather variability and the increasing frequency of extreme events. International policy is rightly...

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Economics of Sustainable Forestry

Roger A. Sedjo.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 3457 words.

The concept of sustainable forest systems finds its origins in the European concept of sustainable yield forestry and the regulated forest. The concept of sustain yield is commonly...

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Economics of Water Management

Xueqin Zhu.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 11462 words.

Water is a scarce natural resource. It is not only used as an input to economic activity such as irrigation, household and industrial water use, and hydropower generation, but also provides...

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Effects of Dams on Rivers

Andrew Wilcox.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 8780 words.

The focus of this annotated bibliography is on the physical and Ecological Effects of dams on rivers. Thousands of papers have been published on the topics addressed here; this bibliography...

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Energy Security

Aleh Cherp and Farhad Mukhtarov.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 7762 words.

Energy security is a multidisciplinary field which overlaps with engineering and energy systems analysis, earth sciences, economics, technology studies, political science, international...

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