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  • Disposal of Hazardous Waste in Underground Minesby V. Popov; R. Pusch

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 210.00

    " This book is not a repetition of previously published materials because the editors made sure that other hazardous wastes, such as alkaline batteries, pesticides, consumer goods and products containing dioxins, furans, etc, are included. Legislators, businessmen or environmentalists willing to acquire a practical knowledge of the subject can... more...

  • Risk Analysis Vby V. Popov; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 320.00

    As modern society evolves, new types of hazards are introduced and consequently new research is needed to quantify these risks and prepare adequate mitigation strategies. Covering a series of important topics of current research interest and with practical applications, this book examines all aspects of risk analysis and hazard mitigation, ranging... more...

  • Water Resources Management Vby C. A. Brebbia; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 474.00

    Water resources, upon which the well-being of future generations depends, are under extreme pressure today all over the world. Resulting problems have given rise to many issues including water quality, quantity, management and planning, and reflect the growing concern and importance accorded to their sustainable management. The Fifth International... more...

  • Air Pollution XVIIby C. A. Brebbia; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 364.00

    Air Pollution is one of the most challenging problems facing the international community; it is widespread and growing in importance and has clear and known impacts on health and the environment. The rate of development of the global economy brings new pressures and the willingness of governments to regulate air pollution is often balanced by concerns... more...

  • Energy and Sustainabilityby C. A. Brebbia; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 290.00

    Sustainable energy production is one of the key issues of modern society and requires new ideas to advance the technologies and strategies currently in use. The main fields, which are the focus of many research efforts, are: renewable energy sources, energy storage, energy transportation, energy efficiency, energy and sustainability. These topics and... more...

  • Environmental Toxicology IIIby C.A. Brebbia; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 158.00

    Environmental toxicology is an interdisciplinary science, which integrates biology, microbiology, chemistry, engineering, environmental sciences, ecology and other sciences. Assessment of the environmental effects of chemicals is complicated as it depends on the organisms tested and involves not only the toxicity of individual chemicals, but also their... more...

  • Water Resources Management VIby C. A. Brebbia; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 744.00

    The growth of human population combined with the irregularity in precipitation and water availability may restrict even further the access to water in certain regions of the world. This problem is made more severe by anthropogenic activities that affect the quality of the water available.The objective of the meeting was to provide an opportunity for... more...

  • Boundary Elements and Other Mesh Reduction Methods XXXIIIby C.A. Brebbia; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 316.00

    The Wessex Institute of Technology has been convening conferences on the Boundary Element Method since 1978. The now-annual conference series is recognised internationally as the premiere forum for sharing the latest advances on the boundary element method and other meshless techniques and their applications, which continue to evolve and grow in importance.The... more...

  • Food and Environmentby V. Popov; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 220.00

    The many advances in food production over the past century have made it possible to feed the whole of humanity. But food production and processing can have detrimental effects on the environment. Major challenges remain with industrial-scale farming. Higher productivity and larger volumes should not come at the expense of product quality or animal... more...

  • Food and Environment IIby C. A. BREBBIA; V. POPOV

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 234.00

    This book includes papers presented at the second international conference convened to discuss these challenges. Topics include Impact of food production and food processing on the environment; Contamination of food; Food processing issues; Food production and climate change; Transportation problems; Traceability; Food characterisation; Pharmaceuticals... more...