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- Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00
Since the 1980s, and especially since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, there has been a substantial extension in the adoption and use of Environmental Assessment (EA) procedures in developing countries and countries in transition (low and middle income countries). However, few existing texts in environmental assessment or development studies have reflected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely endorsed by policy-makers. A key issue is the feasibility... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95
Small Hydroelectric Engineering Practice is a comprehensive reference book covering all aspects of identifying, building, and operating hydroelectric schemes between 500 kW and 50 MW. In this range of outputs there are many options for all aspects of the scheme and the book aims to provide all the information needed to ensure that the best options... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 189.95
What makes this book unique is a specific focus on aluminum recovery, rather than just recycling in general. It also offers an integrated discussion of scrap recovery and re-melting operations and includes economic as well as technical elements of recycling. Important topics include a discussion of the scrap aluminum marketplace and how secondary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 179.95
This new edition examines all changes and advancements that have taken place since the previous edition published in 2005. It outlines the planning, feasibility assessment, and site selection processes unique to natural processes as well as the basic process responses and interactions governing natural systems. It examines the systems in detail, discussing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
This book provides policy makers with the keys to navigating complicated environmental issues and stakeholder negotiations. It covers theories in environmental policy making and stakeholder management, an overview of the concepts of failed versus successful process and policy, and practical guidelines and tools for the practitioner. The book also... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95
Natural systems for the treatment and management of municipal and industrial wastewater and biosolids feature processes that use minimal energy and minimal or no chemicals. This book describes stabilization ponds, a passive wastewater treatment technique employed in the ongoing sustainability movement in wastewater treatment operations. It focuses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
For centuries, denuded landscapes, fouled streams, and dirty air were accepted by society as part of the price that had to be paid for mineral production. Even initial environmental legislation devised by industrialized countries in the 1960s and 1970s was largely designed without mining in mind. And developing countries had little in the way of environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Developed for use as a reference work in graduate and undergraduate courses as well as for researchers, policymakers, and interested laypersons, the book is a unique collection of authoritative yet accessible journal articles about risk. Drawn from a variety of disciplines including the physical and social sciences, engineering, and law, the articles... more...