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  • Introduction to Seismologyby Peter M. Shearer

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 72.00 US$ 59.04

    This book provides an approachable and concise introduction to seismic theory for a one-semester undergraduate course. more...

  • Food Waste to Animal Feedby Michael L. Westendorf

    Wiley 2007; US$ 136.95 US$ 118.69

    The magnitude of the food-waste disposal problem cannot be understated. Utilisation of food waste is of concern to the food processing industry, consumers, environmentalists, and regulators of handling and disposal systems. Food waste is not consistent in quality, is usually high in moisture content, and is only available locally. This book focuses... more...

  • Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Nanotechnologyby Jamie R. Lead; Emma Smith

    Wiley 2009; US$ 224.00 US$ 194.13

    An increased understanding of the environmental and human health impacts of engineered nanoparticles is essential for the responsible development of nanotechnology and appropriate evidence-based policy and guidelines for risk assessment. Presenting the latest advances in the field from a variety of scientific disciplines, this book offers a comprehensive... more...

  • Sectoral Approaches in Electricityby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 101.00

    Electricity accounts for more than 40 % of global energy-related CO 2 emissions. This issue is most pressing for developing countries where growth in power demand is particularly high, fueling the risk of irreversible investment in CO 2 -intensive capacity, the so-called “carbon lock-in”. Sectoral Approaches in Electricity – Building... more...

  • Personal Care Compounds in the Environmentby Kai Bester

    Wiley 2007; US$ 258.00 US$ 223.60

    Here, the most important classes of toxic chemicals from personal care compounds are systematically covered, from cosmetics to plastics additives to pharmaceuticals. For each substance, data on toxicity and bioaccumulation in various ecosystems are given. This first comprehensive treatment of personal care environmental toxins is rounded off by a... more...

  • Wasseranalysen - richtig beurteiltby Walter Koelle

    Wiley 2009; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33

    "...'Da steh ich nun ich armer Tor! Und bin so klug als wie zuvor.' Dieses Faust'sche Zitat mag wohl manchem Auftraggeber von Trinkwasseranalysen einfallen, wenn er seinen Analysenbericht in den Händen hält. Er wird sich fragen, was die meist bloße Ansammlung von Zahlen über die Qualität seines Trinkwassers aussagt. Eine Antwort... more...

  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene Standards for Schools in Low-cost Settingsby WHO/UNICEF

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00

    Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families. Such interventions also provide opportunities for greater gender equity in access to education, and create educational opportunities to promote... more...

  • Sustainability, Environmental Performance and Disclosuresby Marty Freedman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 120.99

    Accounting as an academic discipline has not made any real strides in addressing social and environmental concerns facing this planet. Since the first volume of the series was published in 2000, there have been no changes in the focus of accounting and it is still taught and practiced in the same way. more...

  • Environmental Disclosure Practices and Financial Performanceby Khondkar Karim; Robert Rutledge

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 97.00

    Understanding environmental liability and disclosure is critical for firm management, investors, accountants and auditors. The U.S. Congress has been increasing the pressure on companies to disclose information on environmental liabilities for years. This study delves into the issue by examining the impact of environmental disclosure on financial... more...

  • Save the Planetby Natalia Marshall

    Infinite Ideas 2007; US$ 9.95

    The plight of the environment is never far from the headlines these days - sea levels are rising, mild winters are now commonplace, more and more species are becoming endangered, and we're throwing away so much rubbish we're running out of places to hide it. But where do we start when it comes to doing our bit? How do you reduce your carbon... more...