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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 209.95
This book is the result of a long-term co-operative research and professional development programme between the Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE), Mexico, and the University of Salford, UK. It provides the design basis for the fabrication of small and large scale commercial absorption heat pump systems, and includes a comprehensive treatment... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 206.00
The concept of Sustainable Development, implicating the protection of soil and groundwater, the limitation of waste production and the re-use of soild waste materials is still the leading theme of WASCON '94. Although it is clearly recognized in most countries that products derived from solid waste materials can be applied as construction materials,... more...
- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 219.00
Waste Materials in Construction contains papers from the first international conference on the environmental implications of construction with waste materials held in Maastricht in November, 1991. The three key themes of the conference are technical options for the application of waste materials in products for the construction industry, the resulting... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 131.00
This book covers water quality indices (WQI) in depth ? it describes what purpose they serve, how they are generated, what are their strengths and weaknesses, and how to make the best use of them. It is a concise and unique guide to WQIs for chemists, chemical/environmental engineers and government officials. Whereas it is easy to express the quantity... more...
Normes relatives à l'eau, l'assainissement et l'hygiène en milieu scolaire dans les environnements pauvres en ressourcesWorld Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00
Les maladies liees a l'insalubrite de l'eau, a l'absence de systeme d'assainissement et au manque d'hygiene representent un enorme fardeau pour les pays en developpement. On estime que 88% des maladies diarrheiques sont dues a l'utilisation d'eau insalubre et a des problemes d'assainissement et d'hygiene.Nombre d'etablissements... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 139.00
The Fernow Watershed Acidification Study is a long-term, paired watershed acidification study, undertaken in the central Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, USA. This book describes the responses to chronic N and S amendments by deciduous hardwood forests, one of the few studies to focus on these important hardwood forest ecosystems. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 174.95
Current procedures used for hazard identification and classification are based on persistence, bioaccumulation, and toxicity measurements. Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems provides the basis for improvements to the current model for hazard assessment. The book reviews the scientific underpinnings... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
The sociology of hazardous waste, risk, and disasters is a relatively new discipline with an increasing volume of empirical research by scholars. Francis O. Adeola focuses this book on hazardous and toxic wastes releases, industrial toxic disasters, contamination of communities and the environment, and the subsequent adverse health effects among exposed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 146.95
Enhanced analytical capabilities and separation techniques, improved detection limits, and accessibility of instrumentation have led to massive strides in the use of isotopes to assess microbial processes in surface and subsurface sediments. Considering the rapid growth of research and commercial interest in stable isotope and radioisotope applications... more...