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Biodégration des matériaux

Biodegradation of materials

What risks for health and the environment?


J. Guézennec

Edition 2017

Deteriorating historic monuments, collapsing bridges and metal structures, leaking liquids and toxic products, contaminated foodstuffs, etc. Who is to blame? Microorganisms. Who are they? What mechanisms do they use to achieve this damage? What are the risks, challenges and costs involved? This little book will reveal all.


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La biodiversité : avec ou sans l’homme ?

Biodiversity: with or without man?

Reflections of an ecologist on protecting nature in France.


C. Lévêque

Edition 2017

Contrary to certain perceived ideas, man has not destroyed the biological diversity in Metropolitan France but has transformed and enriched it. Deforestation, agriculture, developments of water courses and wetlands and introductions of species have created artificial environments, managed for our varied uses. Up to what point can we control the dynamics of this nature, subject to a variety of constraints such as new agricultural practices, urbanisation and global warming? Is not the biodiversity governed as much by the expectation of citizens as by scientific ecology?


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Terres singulières

Singular lands

Fifteen remarkable places across the world


M. Caroff

Edition 2017

Do singular, strange or unknown lands still exist? The American canyons, Iceland, the Apennine Mountains from behind the clouds, Nazca, the Sultanate of Oman, Santorin, Transylvania, Yellowstone and so on. This book lists a selection of international geological sites, some of them famous, others more unexpected, all surprising, which illustrate the main specialities of Earth sciences.


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Les risques naturels en montagne

Natural Mountain Hazards


D. Richard, F. Naaim-Bouvet

Edition 2015

Avalanches, glacial-related hazards, floods and mudslides, slope failure and falling rock are experienced by all mountaineers. Economic development based on tourism increases exposure to hazards; the catastrophe of the Grand-Bornand campground and its 23 victims being a case in point. This reference work, targeting professionals and decision-makers, but also the general public, explains these phenomena and explores protection techniques.


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Biological Engineering Against Torrential Erosion

Biological Engineering Against Torrential Erosion


F. Rey

Edition 2011

Torrential erosion is a natural phenomenon with worrying (or dramatic) consequences in many regions of the world. It can perhaps be controlled by biological engineering. Based on a precise diagnosis of the environmental conditions, this is the first practical and strategic guide to biological engineering in France, adapted to the torrential context.


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4 - materiaux fins

4 - materiaux fins

Progression of Suspended Particles


J. Dupont

Edition 2004
The behaviour of suspended matter in the Seine estuary is due to the high organic content, the morphology of the dyked channel flow, the erosion/settlement processes and hydrodynamical parameters which come from tidal cycles and meteorological events ...
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Organisation spatiale des activités agricoles et processus environnementaux

Organisation spatiale des activités agricoles et processus environnementaux


P. Monestiez, S. Lardon, B. Seguin

Edition 2004

This book compiles the results of multidisciplinary studies carried out by Inra research teams dealing with the integration of space in the organisation of environmental processes. Based on concrete examples: erosion processes, nitrate and herbicide ...


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Maîtrise du ruissellement et de l'érosion. Conditions d'adaptation des méthodes américaines

Maîtrise du ruissellement et de l'érosion. Conditions d'adaptation des méthodes américaines


J. Gril, B. Duvoux

Edition 1999

How can we transpose anti-erosion techniques implemented in the United States to our French-style regional environment that is faced with increasingly serious erosion problems ...


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Les bassins versants expérimentaux de Draix.  Laboratoire d'étude de l'érosion en montagne

Les bassins versants expérimentaux de Draix. Laboratoire d'étude de l'érosion en montagne


N. Mathys

Edition 1999

The topics and areas discussed in this document are hydrology, torrential hydraulics, the study of erosion phenomena, natural or artificially-introduced vegetation and corresponding pedological developments. The aim of the seminar, organised in ...


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