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Satellite monitoring of inland and coastal water quality; retrospection, introspection, future direction

Satellite monitoring of inland and coastal water quality; retrospection, introspection, future direction Satellite monitoring of inland and coastal water quality; retrospection, introspection, future direction. Bukata, R. P. CRC Press 2005 246 pages $129.95 Hardcover TD367 Bukata, with the Canadian National Water Research Institute in Ontario, writes out of frustration that many end-users of water quality […]

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Cognitive psychology; connecting mind, research, and everyday experience, 2d ed

Cognitive psychology; connecting mind, research, and everyday experience, 2d ed Cognitive psychology; connecting mind, research, and everyday experience, 2d ed. (workbook included) Goldstein, E. Bruce. Wadsworth Publishing Co. 2008 552 pages $125.95 Hardcover BF201 This undergraduate text/manual/web site package offers numerous real- life examples, case studies, mini-experiments, and activities, to help students appreciate the connections […]

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Litchi and longan; botany, production, and uses

Litchi and longan; botany, production, and uses Litchi and longan; botany, production, and uses. Ed. by C. Menzel and G. K. Waite. CABI Publishing 2005 305 pages $140.00 Hardcover SB379 From academies, industries, and governments in Asia, Australia, and the US, botanists and horticulturists offer a broad reference on growing and processing the two South-east […]

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Advanced Wireless Networks: 4G Technologies

Advanced Wireless Networks: 4G Technologies Advanced wireless networks; 4G technologies. Glisic, Savo G. John Wiley & Sons 2006 863 pages $165.00 Hardcover TK5103 Glisic (U. of Oulu, Finland) describes the major technical issues and challenges for the fourth generation (4G) of wireless communication networks. Noting the likely need for more adaptive and reconfigurable solutions on […]

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Data mining with decision trees; theory and applications

Data mining with decision trees; theory and applications Data mining with decision trees; theory and applications. Rokach, Lior and Oded Maimon. World Scientific 2008 244 pages $79.00 Hardcover Machine perception and artificial intelligence; v.69 QA76.9 Rokach (Ben-Gurion U.) and Maimon (Tel-Aviv U.) believe decision trees, already popular due to their success and simplicity, do a […]

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Electrophoretic deposition; fundamentals and applications; proceedings

Electrophoretic deposition; fundamentals and applications; proceedings Electrophoretic deposition; fundamentals and applications; proceedings. International Conference on Electrophoretic Deposition [Title] (2d: 2005: Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy) Ed. by A.R. Boccaccini et al. Trans Tech Publications 2006 272 pages $182.00 Paperback Key engineering materials; v.314 QD549 The proceedings of the May 2005 conference explores the use of electrophoretic deposition […]

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Beyond the camellia belt; breeding, propagating, and growing cold-hardy camellias

Beyond the camellia belt; breeding, propagating, and growing cold-hardy camellias Beyond the camellia belt; breeding, propagating, and growing cold-hardy camellias. Ackerman, William L. Ball Publishing 2007 271 pages $39.95 Hardcover SB413 In this expansion of Growing Camellias in Cold Climates (2002), a research geneticist retired from the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, DC, reassures gardeners […]

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The first snap-fit handbook; creating and managing attachments for plastic parts, 2d ed

The first snap-fit handbook; creating and managing attachments for plastic parts, 2d ed The first snap-fit handbook; creating and managing attachments for plastic parts, 2d ed. Bonenberger, Paul R. Hanser/Gardner Pub. 2005 297 pages $99.95 Hardcover TS178 In this handbook, Bonenberger, an engineer and snap-fit expert, explains how designers use the technology and outlines his […]

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The healing power of Chinese herbs and medicinal recipes

The healing power of Chinese herbs and medicinal recipes RM666 2004-005835 0-7890-2201-X The healing power of Chinese herbs and medicinal recipes. Hou, Joseph P. and Youyu Jin. Haworth Pr., [c]2005 812 p. $115.95 Two specialists in traditional Chinese medicine (both trained in China) have written an accessible and thorough guide to its theory and practical […]

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The evolutionists; American thinkers confront Charles Darwin, 1860-1920

The evolutionists; American thinkers confront Charles Darwin, 1860-1920 The evolutionists; American thinkers confront Charles Darwin, 1860-1920. Hoeveler, J. David. Rowman & Littlefield 2007 265 pages $24.95 Paperback Critical issues in history QH361 Drawn toward the theory of evolution and yet also repulsed by it, American thinkers of various stripes applied the theory of evolution to […]