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Les plantes

Plants

70 keys to understanding plants


F. Couplan

Edition 2017

Why does a plant root grow downwards and the stem upwards? How can sap rise to the top of a tree? Is the daisy a flower? Can you make clothes with plants? Why do we no longer eat wild plants? Is global warming going to make plants disappear? This book proposes seventy questions through which we can rediscover plants with delight.


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Architecture et croissance des plantes

Architecture and the growth of plants

Modeling and applications


M. Jaeger, P. De Reffye, D. Barthélémy, F. Houllier

Edition 2016

This book, in epub format, is the result of 40 years of research on modeling the development and growth of plants. The authors reveal, step by step, the process leading up to the creation of the GreenLab model and the conditions under which it can now be applied.

This book will be available in print and PDF format in June 2017.


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Atlas of tropical wood

Atlas of tropical wood

Technological features and uses


J. Gérard, D. Guibal, S. Paradis , J. Cerre , 4. Auteurs

Edition 2016

This book presents the main technological characteristics of 283 tropical and 17 temperate tree species most frequently encountered in Europe together with their main uses. Timber industry operators, producers and consumers alike, are the main users. This atlas serves as an educational reference tool for teaching and training in the area of forestry and tropical timber.


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Mémento du forestier tropical

Mémento du forestier tropical


D. Louppe, Ouvrage collectif, G. Mille

Edition 2015

Après un état des lieux des écosystèmes forestiers tropicaux et de l’environnement institutionnel, ce Mémento aborde les questions et les concepts incontournables pour s’orienter vers une gestion durable des forêts, face aux menaces actuelles et futures. Il détaille l’ensemble des principes, méthodes, outils et préconise de bonnes pratiques de gestion forestière.


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Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?

Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?


B. Singer

Edition 2015

This work sets out the main ecological, social, economic and political issues of tropical forests. Local, national or international action instruments are recommended for each issue. This book guides the reader towards understanding of solutions frequently clubbed together under the term “sustainable forest management”. It includes FAO 2015 data on the state of tropical forests and will appeal to anyone curious to find out more about the issues of natural resources.


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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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Anatomie du bois

Anatomy of Wood

Formation, Functions and Identification


M. Trouy

Edition 2015

This educational work explains the formation and functions of wood in the tree and addresses anatomy as an identification tool. Numerous illustrations complete the precise description of cell and parietal structures of coniferous and deciduous woody species. The examples chosen correspond above all to the French forest species but the bases of the anatomy of wood are the same for all wood anywhere in the world.


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Le guide de la nature en ville

Le guide de la nature en ville


G. Eyssartier

Edition 2015

En ville, la nature est partout. Les trottoirs, les murs, les toits, les parcs et jardins de nos villes abritent une faune et une flore bien plus riche qu'on ne l'imagine. Ce guide de découverte, riche de plus de 900 espèces et 1500 photos, permet de reconnaître facilement les espèces croisées au hasard d'une flânerie en milieu urbain. 


Diffusion/Distribution libraires exclusive : Belin Diffusion


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Remarkable Floods in France

Remarkable Floods in France

2011 Inventory for the Floods Directive


M. Lang, D. Cœur

Edition 2014

This book summarises remarkable floods listed in France in 2011 to make the application of the European Floods Directive. It offers information on about 175 floods and covers more than two hundred years, from 1770 to 2011, with over half the events since 1980. It thus supplements the previous national summary by Champion (1858-1864).


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Atlas of Vineyards and Olive Groves

Atlas of Vineyards and Olive Groves


S. Angles

Edition 2014

The emblematic plants of Mediterranean landscapes, the vine and the olive tree are a core element in agriculture and their products play a crucial role in diet and social life. The analysis of landscapes featuring vineyards and olive groves sheds light on the issues of Mediterranean regions: unrelenting urban expansion, farming transformations, environmental concerns, boom in geographical indications, etc. Illustrated with 230 maps and photos, the atlas educates the reader keen to understand these renowned landscapes and provides helpful insight into the future of the vine and olive sectors and their lands.


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