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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
A clearly structured overview of a key subject, this work provides the student with not only a complete introductory text but also a book to support further studies. Written by three authors with extensive research and practical experience in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), the treatment is up to date and brings together currently fragmented... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This insightful book explores urban water governance challenges in different parts of the world and highlights the advantages and disadvantages of public run, privatised, and public - private partnership managed water facilities. The contributors expertly discuss various types of public and private water governance architectures as well as identify... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Bringing together case studies from countries including The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Romania, Sweden, Finland, Italy, India, Canada and the United States, the book focuses on the question of how to deal with the various sources of fragmentation in water governance by organizing meaningful connections and developing 'connective capacity'.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 30.00
A city is more than a massing of citizens, a layout of buildings and streets, or an arrangement of political, economic, and social institutions. It is also an infrastructure of ideas, an embodiment of the beliefs, values, and aspirations of the people who created it. In City Water, City Life , celebrated historian Carl Smith explores this infrastructure... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 120.95
From the fundamentals to recent developments, this book introduces scientists and engineers to photocatalysis and demonstrates its potential for improving water quality. It also points out strategies to increase the photocatalytic efficacy: synthesis of better photocatalysts, combination of photocatalysis with other technologies, and the correct design... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.99
? With the introduction of various types of incentives for renewable sources based electricity generation, the world is witnessing the rapid growth in wind, solar, biomass and other renewable based generation. Unlike electricity generation schemes based on conventional energy sources, wind power systems suffer from the uncertainty of wind availability and... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
In this incisive examination of lead poisoning during the past half century, Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner focus on one of the most contentious and bitter battles in the history of public health. Lead Wars details how the nature of the epidemic has changed and highlights the dilemmas public health agencies face today in terms of prevention strategies... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 215.00
This book covers a range of topics that are of increasing importance in engineering practice: natural hazards, pollution, and environmental protection through good practice. The first half of the book deals with natural risk factors, of both natural and human origin, that should be considered: subsidence, accidental infiltration, soil instability,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.99
The management of a water supply network can be substantially improved defining permanent sectors or districts that enhances simpler water loss detection and pressure management. However, the water network partitioning may compromise water system performance, since some pipes are usually closed to delimit districts in order not to have too many metering... more...