By Robert J. Corner, Ashraf M. Dewan (auth.), Ashraf Dewan, Robert Corner (eds.)
The publication Dhaka Megacity: Geospatial views on Urbanisation, surroundings and Health provides using geospatial concepts to deal with a couple of environmental matters, together with land use swap, climatic variability, city sprawl, inhabitants density modelling, flooding, environmental overall healthiness, water caliber, strength assets, city development modelling, infectious ailments and the standard of existence. even supposing the paintings is targeted at the Megacity of Dhaka in Bangladesh, the innovations and techniques which are used to analyze those concerns can be used in the other parts the place quick inhabitants development coupled with unplanned urbanization is resulting in environmental degradation.
The ebook turns out to be useful for individuals operating within the region of Geospatial technology, city Geography, Environmental administration and foreign improvement. because the chapters within the ebook disguise quite a number environmental matters, this booklet describes necessary instruments for supporting expert determination making, rather in constructing countries.
By Larry L. Rockwood
Advent to inhabitants Ecology is an available and updated textbook masking all facets of inhabitants ecology. Discusses box and laboratory info to demonstrate the elemental legislation of inhabitants ecology. offers an summary of the way inhabitants thought has constructed. Explores single-species inhabitants progress and self-limitation; metapopulations; and a extensive diversity of interspecific interactions together with parasite-host, predator-prey, and plant-herbivore. retains the maths so simple as attainable, utilizing a cautious step by step method and together with graphs and different visible aids to assist knowing. art from the ebook is out there to teachers on-line at www.blackwellpublishing.com/rockwood and through request on CD-ROM.