Advances in Environmental Research. Volume 46


Justin A. Daniels (Editor)

Series: Advances in Environmental Research
BISAC: SCI026000

This book presents a comprehensive review of recent advances in environmental research. Chapters included in this volume include sustainable development and environmentally friendly energy systems; the application of bioenergy for energy or materials; refrigeration and air conditioning impact on pollution and the environment; weighted vector method for real-time indoor obstacle avoidance in fire environments; challenges and perspectives of climate change legal instrument; cellular level defense mechanisms in plant against toxic metals; and sustainable development framework for mining industry in India.
(Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1

Weighted Vector Method for Real-Time Indoor Obstacle Avoidance in Fire Environments

(Jong-Hwan Kim, Rosana K. Lee, Beomjin Yoo and Brian Y. Lattimer, Department of Mechanical & System Engineering, Korea Military Academy, Republic of Korea, and others)

Chapter 2

Legal Instrument for Climate Change: Challenges and Perspectives

(Luz Angela Patiño Palacios, District Environmental Secretariat in Bogota, Colombia)

Chapter 3

Cellular Level Defensive Mechanisms in Plants Against Toxic Metals

(Mihiri Seneviratne, H. M. S. P. Madawala, G. Seneviratane and Meththika Vithanage, Department of Botany, Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, and others)

Chapter 4

Sustainable Development Framework for Mining Industry in India: A Pragmatic Approach

(Manas K Mukhopadhyay and AK Tyagi, Dy General Manager In-Charge, Mining Division, MECON Limited, Ranchi, India, and others)

Chapter 5

Fuzzy Mathematical Modeling in Agricultural Planning

(S.M.N.S.K. Seneviratne, W.B. Daundasekera, J. Obeysekera, Department of Engineering Mathematics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and others)

Chapter 6

Interdisciplinary Assessment of Species- and Ecosystems Biodiversity in a High Nature Value Low Input Farming Region of Central Hungary

(Katalin Balázs, András Báldi, Csaba Centeri, Zoltán Elek, Eszter Falusi, Viktor Grónás, Eszter Kelemen, Eszter Kovács, Anikó Kovács-Hostyánszki, Károly Penksza, László Podmaniczky, Julianna Skutai, Ottó Szalkovszki, Szent István University, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Gödöllő, Hungary, and others)


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