1553. Tác giả chính: P.J. Lee
Nhan đề: Statistical methods for estimating petroleum resources / P.J. Lee
Số phân loại : 333.8 L201; Đặc điểm vật lý: xxi, 234 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
*Tóm tắt : his book describes procedures for determining the total hydrocarbon (petroleum) resource or resource potential in a region. Statistical concepts and methods employed in petroleum resource assessment are the subject of the manuscript, extensively illustrated by numerous real case studies. Prof. Lee's computer-aided Petroleum Information Management and Resource Evaluation System (PETRIMES) methodology has been adopted by governments around the world and by major multinational oil companies to perform resource assessment and to predict future oil and gas production. Though this methodology is so widely used, there is no "user's guide" to it, and this book will be the definitive resource for PETRIMES users .
1554. Tác giả chính: Terry Tamminen
Nhan đề: Lives per gallon : the true cost of our oil addiction / Terry Tamminen
Số phân loại : 333.8232 T206; Đặc điểm vật lý: ix, 262 p. ; 24 cm
*Tóm tắt : How much would you pay for a gallon of gas?Would you pay with the health of your lungs or with years taken from your lifespan? .
1555. Tác giả chính: Eric Chivian
Nhan đề: Sustaining life : How human health depends on biodiversity / edited by Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson ; prologue by Kofi Annan
Số phân loại : 333.9516 E206; Đặc điểm vật lý: xxiii, 542 tr. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm
*Tóm tắt : Sustaining Life presents a comprehensive--and sobering--view of how human medicines, biomedical research, the emergence and spread of infectious diseases, and the production of food, both on land and in the oceans, depend on biodiversity. The book's ten chapters cover everything from what biodiversity is and how human activity threatens it to how we as individuals can help conserve the world's richly varied biota. Seven groups of organisms, some of the most endangered on Earth, provide detailed case studies to illustrate the contributions they have already made to human medicine, and those they are expected to make if we do not drive them to extinction. Drawing on the latest research, but written in language a general reader can easily follow, Sustaining Life argues that we can no longer see ourselves as separate from the natural world, nor assume that we will not be harmed by its alteration. Our health, as the authors so vividly show, depends on the health of other species and on the vitality of natural ecosystems .
1556. Tác giả chính: Kevin H. Deal
Nhan đề: Wildlife & natural resource management / Kevin H. Deal
Số phân loại : 333.954 K207; Đặc điểm vật lý: xiii, 338 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
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1557. Tác giả chính: Kevin H. Deal
Nhan đề: Instructor's Guide to acompany Wildlife & natural resource management / Kevin H. Deal
Số phân loại : 333.954 D200; Đặc điểm vật lý: 25 p. ; 28 cm
*Tóm tắt : This new text presents a balanced introduction to natural resource management for courses that cover wildlife management and fisheries extensively. Early chapters cover the development of wildlife management in both natural and recreational contexts (such as wildlife history, conservation, administration, habitat, endangered species, and interactions with humans); later sections help students identify individual species, including large and small mammals, game birds, ducks, geese, swans, avian predators, and more. Listings of key terms clearly introduce the scientific and technical language of resource management to provide students an engaging and understandable presentation of the issues facing our fish and wildlife natural resources today .
1558. Tác giả chính: Ejaz Akram
Nhan đề: Ideals and realities of regional integration in the Muslim world : the case of the Economic Cooperation Organization / Ejaz Akram
Số phân loại : 334 A312; Đặc điểm vật lý: xix, 266Tr ; 22 cm
*Tóm tắt : This is a case study of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO). It argues that the ECO region has all the necessary elements for regional integration, however, the ECO has not yet reached its goals due to a postponement of its strategic, political and security decisions and the lack of a common denominator of identity and interests. The argument reinforces the notion that regionalism is not only an economic decision but also a political one which may yield economic dividends to the member states. The book explains the general theoretical nexus between regionalism and security in some of the more successful and well-known regional formations. Then it goes in depth to discuss the political economy and history of the ECO and its various ties with the West. It stresses the political and security decisions needed to mobilize the ECOs resources and improve its efficacy, and analyses regional security of the both the southern and the northern tiers of the ECO in detail, focusing particularly on the situation in Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan .
1559. Tác giả chính: Philip E. Jones
Nhan đề: The Pakistan People’s Party : rise to power / Philip E. Jones
Số phân loại : 335.0095491 J430; Đặc điểm vật lý: xiv, 543 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
*Tóm tắt : This book is a good example of how mechanical attention to scholarship can lead to missing the big picture entirely .
1560. Tác giả chính: Peter Singer
Nhan đề: Marx : a very short introduction / Peter Singer
Số phân loại : 335.4092 P478; Đặc điểm vật lý: 108Tr : Minh họa ; 18 cm
*Tóm tắt : About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam .
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