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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 152.95
Diffuse pollution of water resources has a multi-disciplinary dimension and the measures to prevent and control it are closely inter-related to the development patterns and societal habits of the region. This book aims to bridge the gaps between different specialists working in the field and to present an integrated approach for the solution of diffuse... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 58.00
Understanding Environmental Pollution provides the basic concepts of pollution, toxicology and risk assessment for non-science majors as well as environmental science students. The first edition received excellent reviews, and the new edition has been completely refined and updated. more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 200.00
Situated within the richest oil area in the world, the Arabian Gulf represents a stressed ecosystem with scarce published data and environmental studies. The oil-related activities cause significant damages to different ecosystem components such as coral reefs, algal mats, mangrove and other habitats. In addition to the increasing potential of pollution... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 127.95
The Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Control (3rd Edition) provides a detailed review of the chemistry and operating conditions of many of the present large-scale chemical processes important to our economy and high standards of living. The processes that could lead to emissions affecting our air, soil, and water are considered, together... more...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 270.00
Marine oil spills are no longer considered unavoidable "accidents" resulting from adverse environmental conditions or functions of catastrophic events. More than 80% of all spills are the result of "human error". The focus of the current legal, regulatory, and convention framework affecting the transportation of oil by ship reflects a recent change... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 19.99
The Diamond neighborhood was an all-black enclave in the mostly white town of Norco, Louisiana, aptly named for the New Orleans Refining Co., an industrial processing plant. Margie Eugene Richard was raised in the shadow of a giant chemical plant operated by Shell, and witnessed her neighbors fall ill amid the toxic waste the plant emitted year after... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 12.00
'Reduce, reuse, recycle' urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart point out in this provocative, visionary book, this approach only perpetuates the one-way, 'cradle to grave' manufacturing model, dating to the Industrial Revolution, that... more...
- Spon Press 2002; US$ 74.95
This new edition continues to cover the wide range of air quality issues in an accessible style. It is recommended for students studying courses specialising in air pollution, whether from an environmental science or engineering perspective. more...