Wetland Techniques: Volume 2: Organisms

From Springer

This practical book on wetland techniques provides an overview of the various methods that have been used or developed by researchers and practitioners to study, monitor, manage, or create wetlands.

Construction Accounting & Financial Management (3rd Edition)

By Steven J. Peterson MBA PE

CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 3/e helps construction professionals and construction management students master the principles of financial management, and adapt and apply them to the challenge of profitably managing construction companies. It integrates content that has traditionally been taught through separate accounting, finance, and engineering economics texts. Students learn how to account for a construction company’s financial resources; how to manage its costs, profits, and cash flows; how to evaluate different sources of funding a company’s cash needs; and how to quantitatively analyze financial decisions. Readers gain hands-on experience through 220 example problems and over 390 practice problems, many of them based on situations actually encountered by the author. This edition adds more than 100 new discussion questions, and presents financial equations and accounting transactions more visually to support more intuitive learning.

PRINCE2 Planning & Control Using Microsoft Project – Updated for Microsoft Office Project 2007

By Paul E Harris

This book is designed to teach project management professionals, who understand the PRINCE2 methodology, to use Microsoft Project to plan and control a PRINCE2 projects. It identifies which PRINCE2 processes may be handled with Microsoft Project and how the software may be effectively used to manage a project. The book is based on Microsoft Project 2007, but may be used with Microsoft Project 2003, 2002 or 2000 as the book outlines the differences between the versions.

Power Sales Writing, Revised and Expanded Edition: Using Communication to Turn Prospects into Clients

By Sue Hershkowitz-Coore

High-impact language for today’s lightning-fast world of sales Filled with practical writing tips, shortcuts, and examples, Power Sales Writing brings you up to date in a world where e-mail, social media, and smart phones dominate sales communication. If you’re not highly skilled with the latest communication platforms, you’re missing sales opportunities. Power Sales Writing will get you there in no time! “Your customers can ignore your correspondence or you can read this book. It’s that simple!”―Larry Winget, television personality and #1 bestselling author of Shut Up, Stop Whining & Get a Life “If you can’t write well, you can’t sell. Power Sales Writing shows you how to be crisp, clear, and communicate at the highest levels.”―Tim Sanders, author of Today We Are Rich “Can’t get enough! It’s so refreshing to find a resource that offers easy-to-use tools to help our sales teams deliver a compelling and engaging message that sets us apart from our competition.”―Robin Farrell, Director of Corporate Sales Training, North America Operations, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

Lake Baikal and Its Life (Monographiae Biologicae)

By M. Kozhov

Baikai is the deepest lake on earth and one of the most ancient. The pronounced endemism and specific wealth of its fauna andflora has attracted the keen interest of biologists and biogeographers all over the world. A start on the Baikai studies was made more than 200 years ago, but they have been carried on with the greatest intensity in the last 30 to 40 years, and more than 1,000 scientific works devoted to it have appeared in this period. Hence there is an urgent need for a summary of the main results of more than 200 years study of one of the most remarkable lakes of our planet, and this the author has endeavoured to provide. A zoologist and hydrobiologist hirnself, he has concentrated on the living world of the lake. The author has for many years worked at Baikai as head of the Biologo-Geographical Institute and the Baikai Biological Station of Irkutsk University. In preparing this book for the press the author has received invaluable assistance from cartographer N.V. TYUMEN­ TSEV, algologists N.L. ANTIPOVAandO. M. KOZHOVA, hydrobiologists G. L. VASILYEVA, G. J. SHNYAGINA, L. J. PROTASOVA and R. A.

The Black Bearded Barbarian: The Life of George Leslie MacKay of Formosa

By Mary Esther Miller MacGregor

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.