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  • Nanocomposites in Wastewater Treatmentby Ajay Kumar Mishra

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 179.95

    Nanocomposites have better adsorption capacity, selectivity, and stability than nanoparticles. Therefore, they find diversified applications in many areas. Recently, various methods for heavy metal detection from water have been extensively studied. The adsorption of various pollutants such as heavy metal ions and dyes from the contaminated water... more...

  • Safety of Nanomaterials along Their Lifecycleby Wendel Wohlleben; Thomas A.J. Kuhlbusch; Jürgen Schnekenburger; Claus-Michael Lehr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    The incorporation of nanomaterials into products can improve performance, efficiency, and durability in various fields ranging from construction, energy management, catalysis, microelectronics, plastics, coatings, and paints to consumer articles such as foods and cosmetics. But innovation never comes at zero risk. The potential hazards resulting from... more...

  • Ocean in the Earth Systemby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    Complexity is an intrinsic property of natural systems. In the oceanic system, it is linked to many interactions with the atmosphere, geosphere and biosphere with which it exchanges energy and matter. Complexity of the ocean system has, at different spatial and temporal scales, hydrodynamic mechanisms of these exchanges and dynamics of elements and... more...

  • Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energyby Frank R. Spellman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Renewable Energy Has a Good Side and a Bad Side? Evaluate Both All energy sources affect the environment in which we live. While fossil fuels may essentially do more harm, renewable energy sources can also pose a threat to the environment. Allowing for the various renewable energy sources: solar, wind, hydro, biomass, and geothermal, ... more...

  • Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Securityby R.N. Kharwar; R. Upadhyay; Nawal Dubey; Richa Raghuwanshi

    Springer 2014; US$ 239.00

    The roles of microbes in agriculture, industry and environment have been the point of interest since long time for their potential exploitation. Although only a fraction of microbial diversity was accessed by microbiologists earlier for harnessing them owing to limited techniques available. The molecular techniques have opened new vistas to access... more...

  • Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycleby Venkataraman Lakshmi

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle is an outcome of the AGU Chapman Conference held in February 2012. This is a comprehensive volume that examines the use of available remote sensing satellite data as well as data from future missions that can be used to expand our knowledge in quantifying the spatial and temporal... more...

  • Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Societyby Josiane Meier; Ute Hasenöhrl; Katharina Krause; Merle Pottharst

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    After decades "in the shadows", urban lighting is re-emerging as a matter of public debate. Long-standing truths are increasingly questioned as a confluence of developments affects lighting itself and the way it is viewed. Light has become an integral element of place-making and energy-saving initiatives alike. Rapidly evolving lighting technologies... more...

  • Ecological Causal Assessmentby Susan B. Norton; Susan M. Cormier; Glenn W. Suter II

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the fundamental question "Why did this effect happen?"... more...

  • Accounting for the Environmentby Bikki Jaggi; Martin Freedman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Volume 5 of Advances in Environmental Accounting & Management aims to enhance the understanding of global environmental issues and encouraging management to improve their firm’s environmental performance and disclosures. This volume includes topics such as sustainability, environmental liabilities and global warming and accounting. more...

  • Southern Watersby Craig E. Colten

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Water has dominated images of the South throughout history, from Hernando de Soto's 1541 crossing of the Mississippi to tragic scenes of flooding throughout the Gulf South after Hurricane Katrina. But these images tell only half the story: as urban, industrial, and population growth create unprecedented demands on water in the South, the problems... more...