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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 199.95
Economic literature is often too theoretical for engineers and policymakers to put into practical use, while scientific literature on the remediation of contaminated aquifers rarely considers costs and benefits. Written by a hydrogeologist and an economist, The Economics of Groundwater Remediation and Protection integrates economics and cost-benefit... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 199.00
Water Quality Hazards and Dispersion of Pollutants contains invited contributions dealing with various aspects of water quality in rivers. Water quality is influenced by many processes, the understanding of which are still far from being conclusive. Therefore, particular emphasis was put on the physics of the processes and the methods of athematical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 164.95
More than 50% of the world's population already live in cities, and the proportion is rising extremely rapidly towards developed country levels of more than 90%. Groundwater from wells is the major source of water supply for many of these cities, however, groundwater is polluted by the cities that overlie it and sewerage systems are often... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 167.95
Arsenic contamination has become a global phenomenon. With the development of advanced technological detection tools, more geographical areas have been identified. The people most affected are those in the poorer socio-economic groups. The research articles in this book have been contributed by scientists working in areas severely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 159.95
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...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 135.95
Oil is a necessity in today's industrial society, and since our dependence on it is not likely to end any time soon, we will continue to have spills. This reference supplies the information required to proceed with cleanup efforts immediately. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95
Written by an expert team of scientists, engineers, and toxicologists, MTBE: Effects on Soil and Ground-Water Resources provides complete in-depth coverage of the assessment and potential remediation strategies of methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE). In addition to a history and overview of fuel oxygenates and MTBE, the book contains the latest information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95
Environmental contamination in cold regions poses unique problems. It affects traditionally pristine areas and presents substantial operational difficulties. The extreme temperature range, soils and geology, the unique biological diversity, the freezing and thawing of pollutants, and the impact of human activities make environmental site assessment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 241.00
The presence of cyanide is a significant issue in industrial and municipal wastewater treatment and management, in remediation of former manufactured gas plant sites and aluminum production waste disposal sites, in treatment and management of residuals from hydrometallurgical gold mining, and in other industrial operations in which cyanide-bearing... more...
Practical Handbook of Environmental Site Characterization and Ground-Water Monitoring, Second EditionTaylor and Francis 2005; US$ 210.00
Published in 1991, the first edition of The Practical Handbook of Ground-Water Monitoring quickly became the gold standard reference on the topic of ground-water monitoring. But, as in all rapidly evolving fields, regulations change, technology advances, methods improve, and research reveals flaws in prior thinking. As a consequence, books that document... more...